New Exchange Rate (May 20, 2019):

Effective May 20, 2019, the exchange rate for the application fee will be changed to $1/Y110. New fees are as follows:

  • Non-petition based visa fees such as B, F, J:  $160 = Y17,600
  • Petition based fees such as H, L, P:  $190 = Y20,900
  • E visa fee:  $205 = Y22,550
  • K visa fee:  $265 = Y29,150

Note: The amount of difference balance between old and new exchange rate WILL NOT be refundable.


The Non-Immigrant Visa Section of the U.S. Consulate General Osaka-Kobe will be closed from June 24 to June 28, 2019 due to the G20 Osaka Summit held in Osaka. Thank you for your understanding.



On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that allows continued implementation of  Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.).   Certain nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link.


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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Japan. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and the Consulates General in Fukuoka, Naha, Osaka and Sapporo.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Japan.