1. Visa Fee Exemption
Citizens of the countries below are exempted from visa fees.
Bangladesh, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines (only for Temporary Visitors staying in Japan within 90 days), British Nationals Overseas (Hong Kong), Hong Kong S.A.R., Macao S.A.R.
Central and South America
Bahamas, Barbados, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Suriname
Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Luxembourg, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania (only for Temporary Visitors staying in Japan within 60 days), Russia, San Marino, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Australia, New Zealand
2. Standard Visa Fee (April 1, 2017 － March 31, 2018)
Standard fee for a single-entry visa is $27.00
Multiple-entry (when possible) $55.00
3. Other Visa Fees (April 1, 2017 － March 31, 2018)
Multiple-entry (when possible) : $8.00
Visa fees are revised on April 1st each year and waived for certain nationalities. Visa fees must be paid with cash. Please bring the exact amount. Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted. In principle, multiple-entry visas are only issued to nationals of countries that have reciprocal arrangements with Japan.
Consulate General of Japan
1801 West End Avenue, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203
Office hours for Visas
9:00 AM - 12:30PM and 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Please submit your visa application before we close the window at 4:00pm.
Phone: 615-340-4300 Ext.151 / Fax: 615-340-4312