Visiting Japan


General Information to the Applicants Applying for Visa to Japan at the Consulate General of Japan, Karachi

Each Visa applicant is requested to come in person and prepare original documents as prescribed below:
Click Here for Application Form
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 35mm.
    • Sample of a filled Visa Form
    • Click here for Visa Requirements
    • Click here for Outline of New Immigration Procedures
    • Click here for Basic Resident Registration System for Foreign Residents

・Applying for refugee recognition does NOT necessarily mean you can work in Japan.
    • Japanese
    • English
    • Urdu
  • Applications can be submitted any day except Saturdays and Sundays between 09:00 AM To 11:00 AM. 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  between 14:30 Hours To 15:30 Hours. 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 (021) 35220800
JAPAN VISA INFORMATION HOTLINE (24 hours/7 days a week, English only)
TEL: 0080090044342 or +80090044342

・This hotline is designated for visa applicants residing in Pakistan.
・If you are calling from Pakistan, you will be charged a domestic call fee for your call.
・This Hotline will only provide general information regarding Japanese visas.
・The Hotline will not connect you to the Consulate-General's Visa Section. If you need to contact the Consulate-General in regards to a pending visa application, please contact the Consulate-General directly at (021-3522-0800) during office hours.

Consulate-General of Japan in Karachi
Postal Address of Consulate General of Japan at Karachi:
6/2 Civil Lines, Abdullah Haroon Road Karachi
Tel      : +92 (21) 35220800
Fax     : +92 (21) 35220815
e-mail :