Japanese visa for Indian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Indian passport holders visiting Japan for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Indian citizens to enter Japan for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Japan e-visa for Indian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Japan visa on arrival for Indian citizens Not Available

Japan tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Indian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Japan.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Japan.

If you are looking for Japan visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from India, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Japan nearest your place of residence.

  • New Delhi: The Embassy of Japan in New Delhi, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Mumbai: The Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Bengaluru: The Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Kolkata: The Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Chennai: The Consulate General of Japan in Chennai, India (Working hours: Close now)

Japan visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Japan diplomatic mission offices to India for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from India traveling to Japan from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (India) estimated Change (%)
2008 106,176 N/A
2009 106,176 0.00%
2010 98,960 -6.80%
2011 105,145 6.25%
2012 106,176 0.98%
2013 98,960 -6.80%
2014 101,022 2.08%
2015 99,991 -1.02%
2016 105,145 5.15%
2017 103,084 -1.96%
2018 105,145 2.00%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Japan & India comparison

Japan's area is approximately 364,555 km2 (140,755 sq mi), while the area of India is approximately 2,973,190 km2 (1,147,954 sq mi). This means India is 8.16 times bigger than Japan.

As of September 2021, Japan's population is ~99.2 million people - 2,261,436,382 fewer people than the population of India.

We have highlighted Japan & India’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Japan India Difference
Population (est 2021) 99,240,708 2,360,677,090 2.3 billion fewer people live in Japan than India
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 247 186 Japan has 61 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with India.
Travel freedom (2021) 142 28 Japan passport holders can visit 114 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 421 466 Japanese hosts 45 fewer foreign missions than India.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from India travel to Japan in one year?

The number of visitors from India visiting Japan in 2018 was approximately 105,145.

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