|Visa to enter Japan|
The link below will connect you to the web site of the Embassy of Japan at Washington D.C. On this website, you will find application forms and the necessary requirements for each purpose of visit.
Please note that the hours for the Visa Section at the Consulate-General of Japan at Houston are 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm －4:00pm (Monday － Friday except holidays). You can drop off and pick up documents during this time.
For smooth visa application and issuance, the Consulate-General of Japan in Houston will change visa window service hours.
** Please see our web-site for our holiday schedule **
Effective from Monday May 2, 2016
Applications for visa are also accepted by mail. When processing your application by mail, please include a self-addressed postage paid return envelope via traceable mail (ex. Fedex, UPS, U.S. Express Mail). A disclaimer must also be included with visa applications sent by mail.
- Link to sample disclaimer
- Link to Embassy of Japan visa instructions
- Regarding the resumption of exemption from visa requirements for Mexican nationals
＊As of April 1st, visa fee will be changed.New Registration System for Foreign Residents in Japan beginning July 2012 (Link to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
All necessary documents should be sent to:
Consulate-General of Japan
909 Fannin St., Suite 3000 Houston, TX 77010