In Japan

VFS Global manages visa application centres for UK Visas and Immigration in Japan where you submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents and biometric data. Please see the visa application centre page on this website for visa application centre’s address and contact details.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick Links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

VFS Global manages visa application centres for the UK Visa & Immigration here In Japan , where you should submit your completed visa application form, supporting documents and biometric data. Please see the Visa application centre page on this website for VFS visa application centre address and contact details.

  • The second ballot for the Youth Mobility Scheme 2017 for Japanese nationals will be opened in July 2017. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
  • From 1 June how you contact UKVI is changing. Further details can be found here
  • NON-EEA NATIONAL FAMILY APPLICATIONS

    Following a Supreme Court judgment, the Home Office has paused decision-making on some applications – in particular, those failing to meet the minimum income threshold for British citizens sponsoring a non-EEA partner and non-EEA children. The reason for this pause is to enable the Home Office to consider the implications of the judgment. All other applications will continue to be processed and decided as normal.

  • A scanning process for settlement supporting documents in the UK Visa Application Centre in Tokyo and Osaka has been introduced. This will affect where you need to send your supporting documents. Before you visit the Visa Application Centre please click here to view the details.
  • Effective from 10 March 2017, a scanning process for supporting documents in the UK Visa Application Centre Tokyo and Osaka has been introduced for all categories except for visitor visas. Before you visit the Visa Application Centre please click here to view the details.
  • Important information for Overseas British Citizenship application – Customers who have applied for British citizenship must register on the VFS website in order to book an appointment to enrol their Biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. Please click here to register and book an appointment

DOCUMENT SCANNING

A scanning process for supporting documents in the Japan Visa Application Centres has been introduced.

Before you visit the Visa Application Centre please click here to view the details.

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