Short term stay visa for business purpose



*It is not permitted to perform activities to undertake revenue generating business operation or activities to receive remuneration.
  1. A valid passport with (original plus one photo copy) sufficient space for a visa
  2. A valid Australian visa
  3. Visa application form (PDF format) (Excel format) duly completed and signed by the applicant (*application form sample)
    • You must answer all the questions. If there is nothing to write for a particular question, please write "None" or "N/A".
    • Russia, CIS countries and Georgia nationals need to submit 2 visa application forms.
  4. One 4.5cm*3.5cm or 2in*1.4in size passport standard photo attached to the application form.
    • ​​Glue only, please do not staple or tape.
    • White background only
    • It has to be taken within the past 6 months.
    • Russia, CIS countries and Georgia nationals need to submit 2 photos.
  5. A copy of E-ticket or flight details (full flight details from a travel agent or airline.)
    • Complete flight itinerary, starting from and returning to Australia, including any stops in other countries.
      • (e.g. Melbourne-China-Japan-China-Melbourne)
    • Flight itinerary need to include Traveller's name, departure & arrival dates and time.
    • If you do not plan to come back to Australia, all the flights to your home country are required.
    • You do not need to purchase your airline tickets, but we do require a confirmed reservation. We are not responsible for tickets which may be unusable due to the delay or denial of a visa.
  6. Travel schedule including your accommodation and activities (PDF format) (Excel format)(*schedule sample)
    • ​​If you travel with a tour-group, tour confirmation with applicant's name and tour itinerary issued by a tour agent are necessary.
  7. An original letter from the applicant's company in Australia
    • ​The letter must describe the following in Japanese or English;
      • Company name, address and phone number
      • Applicant's name, title, position and length of employment
      • Detailed purpose of visit, length of stay in Japan
      • Guaranteeing financial responsibility for expenses incurred during the trip.
  8. Letter of invitation from the company in Japan
    • State the purpose of invitation, background to invitation (Explain the background to this invitation in detail, relationship with visa applicants.) and activities planned in Japan. (Describe specific activities, instead of vague references such as "visiting company" or "meeting".) 
Please Note:
  • We are not responsible for tickets, which are unusable due to delay or denial of visa.
  • Additional documents may be required if necessary.
  • Please DO NOT staple documents together or use staple.
  • Documents cannot be returned after your submission. Please make copies before you apply if you need original documents.
  • Generally, documents for visa purpose needs to be recent one issued within 3 months. We do not accept documents older than 3 months.
  • Processing time depends on the applicant's circumstances. In most cases, it takes five working days if the documentation is in order.