One applicant form No.1-C for each applicant must be filled in properly and signed by the applicant in original. (Visa form is in PDF format and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing/printing it).
Photograph: One Recent and Latest photograph of applicant, size 45mm x 45mm.
The time to process an application for any kind visas depends on the applicant's circumstances. Minimum processing time, it takes at least five (5) business days to a week (excluding the date of application), if the documentation is in order. There are some cases, however, in which over a few weeks or more are needed to process an application. It should be noted that the Embassy does not issue any visas on the same day of the application.
Applications can be submitted any day except Saturdays and Sundays between 0900-1100. Passports will be returned after 14:30 after a week i.e. if a visa application is submitted on Monday, (the) your passport will be available for collection the next Monday after 14:30. However it is on a case by case basis.
Residents of Sindh & Balochistan may ask to apply for Japanese visa at the Consulate General of Japan, Karachi.
Should a visa be refused, its reason will never be given. However, a visa application can be submitted again 6 months after the refusal. For further information, contact visa section. (Phone (051) 9072500, 2279320