Indians will find it easier to secure a visa to visit Japan from January 1,
with the country announcing simplified procedures for Indian travellers on
Applicants will no longer have to submit their employment certificate and
letters of explanation for multiple-entry visas. The number of documents required
has been brought down to three, according to a statement from the Japanese
If you have travelled to Japan twice in one year, the list of documents
comes down further, to just your passport and the visa application form. The
relaxation is expected to help further development of people-to-people
exchanges between Japan and India by enhancing convenience for Indian tourists
and businesspersons as well as repeat visitors."
The relaxations follows come on the back of repeated requests by Indian businesses
as well as general improvement in bilateral relations.