Sunday, 21 June 2015

Getting a Tourist Visa - Japan

We, with a Philippine passport may not have been given the no-visa privilege when entering Japan (for now), a free visa fee and some leniency (compared to how it was couple of years back based on some friends accounts) are enough for now to secure a pass to probably see Mt Fuji up close and personal.

Please note that this is my personal visa application experience - for tourism purposes only and personally-funded. Other visit visa types would require a different set and/or additional documents.

Actual lodging of application at the Japanese Embassy here in the Philippines should be done thru an accredited travel agency. I sought Friendship Manila's service for a fair price of Php1200 single entry. They will be able to provide additional information too as to the other visa types.

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I was born and raised attune with nature, grew up from the countryside and a strong believer in endless possibilities. I am drawn to adrenaline rush and was never a girly kind but I dig chick flix and plays some music. I started this site during a 6-month distressing/long sojourning away from the corporate world. I gathered all the travels I went and translated them into words. I am not fond of sharing details of my trip and thought looking at the photos I've effort-fully taken was enough. Yet to my amazement reading through it flashes back more wonderful memories like a gush of throwback Thursdays. This is also a good venue to practice writing and to connect. So, thank you for stumbling upon my corner. Sorry I can't update regularly but I hope you'd visit again as my journey continues, find some useful information here and most of all be inspired to go on adventures your own. See you on the road!