Multiple visa for a spouse or child of Japanese national
Multiple visa for a spouse or child of those who have been granted to stay in Japan for longer than a year
Does your country have reciprocal visa arrangements with Japan?
Can your spouse or child apply for a multiple visa?
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Can you apply for a multiple visa?
- Your passport must be a machine readable passport (MRP) / IC chip passport according to the ICAO standard.
- The legal status of your stay in the U.S must be for longer than a year. (We don't issue a visa valid for longer than your granted period of stay in the U.S.)
- The first visit with the applied multiple visa must be scheduled.
In principle, multiple-entry visas are only issued to nationals of countries that have reciprocal arrangements with Japan.
|List of the countries
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|Country||Applicants eligible for visa application|
|Business persons||Intellectuals, researchers||Individuals with a travel record to Japan in the last three years||Individuals with sufficient financial capability|
|Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Brunei, Thailand (visa is exempted for a stay up to 15 days)||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu||Qualifications||Qualifications||Qualifications||Documentation|
|Latin America and the Caribbean|
|Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Vatican||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|United Arab Emirates (visa will be exempted for a stay up to 30 days if the passport is registered and stamped at a Japanese embassy/consulate)||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
|Egypt, South Africa||Qualifications||Qualifications||n/a||n/a|
The following spouse or child of the multiple visa applicant (or visa holder) is able to apply for the visa.
- A family member of the visa applicant (or visa holder) for "business persons", "intellectuals and researchers" or "individuals with sufficient financial capability"
AND - A citizen of the countries eligible to apply for the same visa with the spouse (or parent)
[Chinese applicants (or visa holder) for a visa for individuals with sufficient financial capability]
The following family members of the said visa applicant (or visa holder) are able to apply for the visa, in addition to the spouse and children.
- Parents, grandparents, or grandchildren of the visa applicant (or visa holder)
- Siblings of the visa applicant (or visa holder) who live together with the applicant
FAQ: I am a citizen of a visa exempted country, but my parents who live together with me as my dependents need a visa to visit Japan. Can they apply for a multiple visa for "individuals with sufficient financial capability"along with the documents in my name such as a bank statement of my account?
They are able to apply for the multiple visit visa with the documents in your name.