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.

  • Notice to applicants who have appointment on 30 August 2016 at Tokyo: Due to a severe typhoon expected to hit Tokyo on 30 August 2016 somewhere in the morning, we strongly recommend you to reschedule your appointment in the event you have booked one at the Tokyo Visa Centre on this day. Please also follow the notice published by Metrological Agency for your safety. We will further offer UK visa applicants a free walk-in till 13:00 after the last appoint on 02 September 2016, if you bring along to the Visa Application Centre evidence of your appointment booked on 30 August 2016.
  • Change of passport collection time: From 20 June 2016, we will change regular passport collection time to 13:00 -14:00 for Tokyo and Osaka. Please click on here for the details.
  • UKVI changes minimum age with immediate effect - Now, children less than 18 years of age who arrive at the visa application centre to apply for a visa need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This cannot be a member of the VFS Global staff.
  • Youth Mobility Scheme 2016 for Japanese Nationals - The Youth Mobility Scheme 2016 for Japanese nationals will be opened in January 2016. There will be 1000 places available to Japanese nationals, and if your application is successful you will be able to live, work and study in the UK for up to 2 years. For more information, please visit UK Visas and Immigration website 
  • UKVI improves process for paying the health surcharge – read details here

User pay services (UPS)

Optional Services we offer….

Read more


Schedule an appointment to visit a visa application centre

Click here

Our commitment to our customers

Read more

Imagination – Make
Britain Your Own

An exciting new annual magazine

Read more

UK Visa Application Centres

Locate your nearest visa application centre. Please select your resident city below.

Public Holidays and Closures
Click here