Guidance for VISA


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●In order to reduce your waiting time, we highly recommend all the applicants to contact the embassy in advance to make an appointment for visa application.

You can see all the necessary information for visa application on this page. Please read it well and if you still have specific questions after checking the requirements, you can send us an email on or call us on our opening days between 13:00 to 16:00, which you can get through relatively easy.

●A certificate of negative result of COVID-19 test conducted prior to departure or a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate are NO LONGER REQUIRED for entry to Japan (On-arrival test, self-quarantine and limitation to use of public transportation either.).
(Note: Currently implemented measures including random sampling test which are provisional measures for all travelers and returnees arriving from China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) by direct flights, will be replaced to the testing on arrival required to those who show symptoms, which is the same measure applied to all other travelers and returnees.)

●Registration of your passport and answer to the questions on “Visit Japan Web” are NO LONGER REQUIRED for the quarantine process.

 (Related Websites)
     Covid-19: Current Japanese Border Measures  (Ministry of Health and Labour and Welfare)
     Mask Use (Ministry of Health and Labour and Welfare)
     Private Medical Insurance (Japan Travel Agency)
     Visit Japan Web (Online service for immigration, custom and free-tax shopping)


Visa Categories】 

1. Temporary Visit Visa 
   (Note) The regulations below are generally applicable to Jordanian, Syrian and Yemeni nationals. 
             No visa is required for ordinary passport holders of regions and countries of visa exemption.
             For the requirements for other nationals, please inquire at Consular Section of the Embassy of Japan in Jordan. 

 (1)For Business/ Conference/ Training/Cultural Exchange/ Sports Exchange etc.
 (2)For Visiting Relatives / Acquaintances

 (3)For Tourism

2. Work or Long-term Stay Visa(for Holders of Certificate of Eligibility)
(NEW) Certificates of Eligibility (COE) is issued by email or in paper upon request of applicants. The embassy will accept the original or a copy of it.

【Visa Processing Period】
The visa processing period may vary depending on each case. It takes at least 5 working days to examine the visa application and issue the visa after accepting the application.
It will take longer if the processing period coincides with official holidays in Japan and with high seasons.

【Visa Application Documents】 
For the forms of basic visa application documents in English, click here.
For the forms of other required documents in English; For the forms in Japanese, click here.


General Information

  • General Information on Visa (English) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) 
  • Frequently Asked Questions (English) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) 
  • General Information on Visa (Japanese) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (Japanese) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) (Japanese)

Visa Fees (Gratis for Jordanian and 15JD for Syrian and Yemeni.)

【Working hours】
Visa application 9:00 to 11:00
Sunday to Thursday except for Embassy's holidays
Receiving visa 14:00 to 15:30
Sunday to Thursday except for Embassy's holidays


【For Inquiries】
For inquiries (in Jordan)
Consular Section of Embassy of Japan in Jordan
   Tel: (+962)-6-593-2005 ext:115 (Arabic & English)
                                             124 or 110 (Japanese & English)
   *8:00 to 16:00, Sunday to Thursday except for Embassy's holidays
Visa Hotline (English)
   Tel: (+962)-080023823
   *Available for 24 hours.
   *Domestic call charges apply.

For inquiries (in Japan)                
Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC) MOFA Visa Information (Japan)
   Tel: (+81)-3-5363-3013 (for some IP phones and calls from overseas)
   Tel: 0570-011000 (for domestic calls in Japan)
   *9:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday (Japan time)