H.I.SH.I.S

VISA GUIDE

HOW TO APPLY JAPAN TOURIST VISA

STEP 1PROVIDE AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

TOURIST VISA

  • 1. Philippine Passport
    • must be valid within 6 months until the return date
    • broken passport will not be accepted
    • newly issued passports must be signed on page 3 and must have at least two (2) blank pages left
  • 2. Visa Application Form (A4 size)
    • application form should be filled out all items correctly, if item is not applicable, please fill in [N/A].
    • embassy may not accept application form with blank item, no signature or no date in the form may deny the application that is filled out with wrong information.
  • 3. Photo
    • 2×2 with white background
    • photo must be taken within 6 months
    • photo must be pasted on the application form
  • 4. Birth Certificate (original copy)
    • must be issued within one year from PSA Main Office / Serbilis Outlet Center (nationwide)
    • if the birth certificate from Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) is unreadable, or has incomplete information, please submit the birth certificate issued by PSA together with a birth certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar
    • if the birth certificate is with “late registration”, please submit baptismal certificate and school record (Form 137) from high school or elementary and School Yearbook (if possible)
    • if there is no record in PSA, please submit a “Certificate of NonRecord” from PSA together with a birth certificate from the Local Civil Registrar.
  • 5. Marriage Certificate (original copy)
    • must be issued within one year from PSA Main Office/Serbilis Outlet Center (Nationwide).
    • in case of no record in PSA, please submit “Certificate of NonRecord” from PSA together with the Marriage Certificate from the Local Civil Registrar.
  • 6. Daily Itinerary in Japan (A4 size)
  • 7. Bank Certificate (original copy)
    • validity of bank certificate is three (3) months from the date of issue
  • 8. Income Tax Return (Form 2316 or 1701) one (1) clear photocopy
  • 9. H.I.S. Authorization Letter (A4 size, signed)
  • 10. Letter of Guarantee※sample guarantee letter
    • if a person other than the applicant will bear / shoulder the travel expenses, please submit a guarantee letter and with guarantor’s passport copy or any proof of identification
    • guarantee letter should include and clearly specify the relationship of the guarantor to the visa applicant (e.g. birth certificate, picture together, etc.)
  • 11. Request for Multiple Entry (optional, not guaranteed)
List of Requirements
PROCESSING FEE
PH PASSPORT HOLDER SINGLE ENTRY MULTIPLE ENTRY
Php 1,200 Php 1,500
FOREIGN PASSPORT HOLDER Php 3,350 Php 3,650
IF GRANTED MULTIPLE (CHINESE) Php 4,550 Php 5,550
INDIAN Php 2,350 Php 2,650
NOTE
  • ・applicant must submit complete documents based on requirements list

  • ・non-refundable fee for denied application

  • ・non-refundable once signed

  • ・all forwarded documents to Japan Embassy will no longer be returned

  • ・visa validity is 3 months, please apply not more than 3 months prior to expected travel date

  • ・provide a notarized letter of affidavit (1 year valid) for documents with discrepancy/ies

  • ・applications after the cut off period will no longer be accepted

  • ・processing period of 5 – 7 working days upon filing, however, if further checking is required the processing may take longer

  • ・other rate applies for foreign passport holders

STEP 2VISIT US! GO TO H.I.S HEAD OFFICE

H.I.S. PHILIPPINES TRAVEL CORP. Head Office

Visa Department

Unit 1404, 14F Picadilly Star Building, 27th Street cor.
4th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines

Tel +63 (02) 718-5008 / 718-5002
Email visa@his-manila.com

STEP 3PLEASE WAIT FOR 5 – 7 DAYS, WE WILL INFORM YOU ONCE DONE.

RECEIVING AND RELEASING SCHEDULES
RECEIVING FROM CLIENT Mondays-Fridays: 09:00AM – 05:00PM
Saturdays: 10:00AM – 12:00NN
RELEASING TO CLIENT Mondays-Fridays: 09:00AM – 05:00PM
Saturdays: 10:00AM – 12:00NN
FIXED LUNCH BREAK FOR VISA DEPARTMENT 12:00NN – 01:00PM
*Except declared holidays
*Applications after the cut off period will no longer be accepted

HOW TO APPLY KOREA TOURIST VISA

STEP 1PROVIDE AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

EMPLOYEES

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Original Certificate of Employment

    must include applicant’s position, date hired, compensation, company address, HR landline number
    (cellphone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address

  7. Original Bank Certificate

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

  8. Bank Statement

    original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months

  9. Copy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316
  10. Copy of PRC Card or IBP Card (if applicable only)
If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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STUDENTS

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. School Certificate (Original)
    • · Certificate of Enrollment should be submitted NOT Registration Form / Registration Receipt
    • · Minors/students who are not applying together with parents should attach copy of parents’ passports. If parents already have an approved visa, copy of their visa should be attached
    • · If financially supported by relatives other than parents, submit affidavit, complete financial documents of the supporter, and proof of relationship (Allowed are siblings, grandparents, aunt/uncle)
  7. Copy of School ID
  8. Copy of Birth Certificate
  9. Parents’ Documents:
    • · IF EMPLOYED: Employment Certificate Original
    • · IF SELF-EMPLOYED: Copy of Business Registration from SEC or DTI, Business Permit or Mayor’s Permit
    • · Original Bank Certificate [must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]
    • · Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/pass book for the last 3 months)
    • · Copy of Income Tax Return (ITR)
    • · attach photocopy of parents’ valid visa if travelling together, if not travelling together with parents, attach photocopy of passport or valid ID of parents.
If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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BUSINESSMEN

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy)

    copy of SEC registration should include pages with the name of the stockholders

  7. Business Permit or Mayor’s Permit (Copy)

    Mayor’s Permit/Business Registration Copy should be updated

  8. Original Bank Certificate

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)

  9. Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)
  10. Copy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316/1701 with corresponding payment receipt from BIR authorized bank

    ITR should include the pages with net income and total revenue

  11. Copy of PRC Card or IBP Card (if applicable only)
If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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HOUSEWIFE

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Additional documents
    • · If husband is employed: Husband’s Employment Certificate Original [must include position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number (cellphone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address], Copy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy
    • · If husband is self-employed: Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy), Business Permit or Mayor’s Permit (Copy), Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 with corresponding payment receipt from BIR authorized bank
    • · Original Personal or Husband’s Bank Certificate [must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB])
    • · Personal or Husband’s Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)
  7. Copy of NSO Marriage Certificate
If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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FOREIGN RESIDENTS IN PH

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Photocopy of ACR I-Card and Philippine Visa
  7. Personal Bank Certificate Original

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)

  8. Personal Bank Certificate Original

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)

  9. Personal Bank Statement

    original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months

  10. Bank Statement

    original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months

  11. If Student:Original School Certificate and Photocopy of School ID

    If Employee:Original Certificate or Employment (must include applicant’s position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number (cellphone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address), Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy

If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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RETIREE

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)
  6. Original Bank Certificate

    [must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]
    *If bank documents to be submitted are named to another family member, submit proof of relationship (ex. Copy of Marriage Contract for spouse, Birth Certificate for child, etc)

  7. Bank Statement

    original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months

  8. Copy of Senior Citizen’s ID
If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
If invited by Company in Korea
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of Korean Company Business Permit
  • · copy of inviter’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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RELIGIOUS WORKERS

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Copy of Church SEC in the Philippines
  7. Original Certification from Church

    If Employed:Employment Certificate Original [must include applicant’s position, date hired, compenation, office address, HR landline number (cellphone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address], Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy
    If Businessmen:Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy), Business Permit or Mayor’s Permit (Copy), Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 with corresponding payment receipt from BIR authorized bank

  8. Personal Bank Certificate Original

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)

  9. Personal Bank Statement

    original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months

If personally invited by Korean
  • · invitation letter
  • · copy of invitor’s Passport or Identification Card (authentication not required)
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KOREAN’S PARENTS IN LAW

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. Inviters’ (Korean/Filipino) Korean Certificate of Marriage History (issued within 3 months)
  7. Inviters’ (Korean/Filipino) NSO Marriage Certificate
  8. Invitation letter from the Korean National
  9. Copy of Korean & Filipino’s Passport First Page (or valid ID)

    *If Filipino in Korea changed name to Korean name, additional Basic Certificate (기본증명서) should be submitted

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KOREAN’S SISTER OR BROTHER IN LAW

  1. Application Form A4 size (computerized, handwritten not allowed)
  2. 1 pc. Passport size colored picture (35mm × 45mm)
  3. Passport (6 months valid)
  4. Copy of Passport First Page (bio-data page)
  5. Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (if applicable)

    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, & United States

  6. NSO Birth Certificate of Applicant
  7. Certificate of Employment

    must include aaplicant’s position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number (cellphone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address

  8. Bank Certificate

    must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)

  9. Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statememts/passbook for the last 3 months)
  10. ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy
  11. Inviters’ (Korean/Filipino) Korean Certificate of Marriage History (within 3 months)
  12. Inviters’ (Korean/Filipino) NSO Marriage Certificate
  13. Copy of Inviters’ (Korean/Filipino) Passport First page or Valid ID card
  14. Invitation letter from the Korean National
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PROCESSING FEE
PH PASSPORT HOLDER SINGLE ENTRY
TOURIST (59 DAYS OR LESS GRATIS) Php 700
TOURIST (60-90 DAYS) Php 2,700
EXPEDITE FEE Additional Php 1,000

NOTE

  • ・for multiple entry additional PHP2,000 for non frequent traveler (subject for approval, not guaranteed,non refundable)

  • ・applications after the cut off period will no longer be accepted

  • ・processing period of 7 – 15 working days upon filing regardless of with or without OECD stamps/visa, however, if further checking is required the processing may take longer

  • ・visa validity is 3 months, please apply not more than 3 months prior to expected travel date

  • ・If family and travelling together please provide a clear copy of birth certificate and marriage certificate (if applicable)

  • ・visa fees may vary per nationality and subject to change without prior notice

  • ・applicant/s must submit complete set of documents based on requirements list

  • ・non-refundable fee for denied application, non-refundable once signed by client

  • ・Reason for the denial of visa will not be disclosed even if an inquiry is made

  • ・At the same time, if a visa application is denied, applicant may only re-apply for the same purpose after (6) months

  • ・all forwarded documents to Korean Embassy will no longer be returned except for passport

  • ・Submission of requirements does not guarantee issuance of visa

  • ・Korean Embassy may require for additional and supporting documents after filing

STEP 2VISIT US! GO TO H.I.S HEAD OFFICE

H.I.S. PHILIPPINES TRAVEL CORP. Head Office

Visa Department

Unit 1404, 14F Picadilly Star Building, 27th Street cor.
4th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines

Tel +63 (02) 718-5008 / 718-5002
Email visa@his-manila.com

STEP 3PLEASE WAIT FOR 5 – 7 DAYS, WE WILL INFORM YOU ONCE DONE.

RECEIVING AND RELEASING SCHEDULES
RECEIVING FROM CLIENT Mondays-Fridays: 09:00AM – 05:00PM
Saturdays: 10:00AM – 12:00NN
RELEASING TO CLIENT Mondays-Fridays: 09:00AM – 05:00PM
Saturdays: 10:00AM – 12:00NN
FIXED LUNCH BREAK FOR VISA DEPARTMENT 12:00NN – 01:00PM
*Except declared holidays
*Applications after the cut off period will no longer be accepted

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