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Visa and Consular Section

Avdelningen för visum och konsulära ärenden

Welcome to the Consular and Visa section page. Here you will find general information about the Japanese visa system. The need of a visa, as well as the application procedure, varies according to nationality and purpose of visit to Japan. We recommend you read the Important Notes about Visas before proceeding with your application. Miscellaneous information related to entry into Japan can be found through Visa Links.

Please be aware that all information given here is of a general nature. An applicant may be requested to submit additional documents. Contact the Consular and Visa Section directly to confirm the application procedure if you feel uncertain after having read the information found on the embassy´s web site.



Telephone and Opening Hours

 Visa Matters: Mon-Fri 9.30-12.00, 14.00-16.00
Consular Matters (for Japanese Citizens):
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9.30-12.00, 14.00-16.00
Wednesdays 9.30-12.00, 14.00-17.00
Please note: Embassy Holidays


AddressEmbassy of Japan
Visa Section
Gärdesgatan 10
115 27 Stockholm
Telephone08-579 353 00
Fax08-661 88 20