IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION (March 6, 2017):
A U.S. Executive Order signed on March 6 affects visa applicants who are nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. If you are a national of one of these countries, please review the information at this link https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news/important-announcement.html before paying an MRV fee, scheduling an interview appointment, or attending your interview.
New Exchange Rate (September 25, 2017):
Effective September 25, 2017, the exchange rate for the application fee will be changed to $1/Y115. New fees are as follows:
- Non-petition based visa fees such as B, F, J: $160 = : Y18,400
- Petition based fees such as H, L, P: $190 = Y21,850
- E visa fee: $205 = Y23,575
- K visa fee: $265 = Y30,475
Note: The amount of difference balance between old and new exchange rate WILL NOT be refundable.
Electronic Visa Update System (November 29, 2016):
As of November 29, 2016, Chinese citizens with 10-year B1, B2 or B1/B2 visas in Peoples’ Republic of China passports are required to update their biographical and other information from their visa application through the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) before travelling to the United States. This update must be done every two years, or upon getting a new passport or B1, B2, or B1/B2 visa, whichever occurs first.
EVUS enrollment is available at www.EVUS.gov. There is currently no fee for EVUS enrollment. Until a fee is implemented, travelers can enroll in EVUS without charge. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will keep visa holders informed of new information at www.cbp.gov/EVUS.
Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Japan. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and the Consulates General in Fukuoka, Naha, Osaka and Sapporo.
This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Japan.
Nonimmigrant Visa Information
- Visa Types
- Visa Fees
- Bank and Payment Options
- DS-160 Information
- Appointment Wait Times
- Photos and Fingerprints
- Visa Waiver Program
- Security Regulations
- Other Fees
Nonimmigrant Visa Application
- Apply for a Visa
- Pay My Visa Fee
- Complete My DS-160
- Schedule My Appointment
- Change Document Delivery Address
- Track and Retrieve My Passport/Visa
- Apply for an Expedited Appointment
- Renew My Visa
- Application Pending Further Action
Immigrant Visa Information
Local Visa Programs
- Travel Coordinator
- Group Appointments
- Diplomatic and Government Officials
- Visas for Children and the Elderly
- U.S. Embassy and Consulates General
- Passport/Visa Collection Locations
- Document Drop-Off Locations
- Bank Locations