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We are delighted by the news that the Japanese government has dropped the requirement for a visa to Japan for UK passport holders traveling on or after 11th Oct 22.
If you are due to travel on one of our tours to Japan after this date, you no longer need to complete a visa application. Please do NOT send us your passport.
The below information is only for those customers travelling before 11th Oct 2022:
We hope that you are looking forward to your trip to Japan with us!
It is now time to apply for your visa. Wendy Wu Tours have partnered with a visa agency called DJB Visas, who will assist in processing your visa application.
Please make sure you read this guide in full before completing your application. Below this information you can find a step-by-step guide on how to complete your application form.
Since your balance has now been paid and your tour is confirmed to depart, we recommend you start your visa application process straight away.
Current processing times are approximately 2-3 weeks, however this is dependent on the Japanese embassy's availability and workflow so please apply as soon as you can.
The requirements for British Citizen passport holders are as follows:
Our processing service is only included for UK British Citizen passport holders. If you hold any other British passport (British Subject, British National Overseas) or you are a non-UK passport holder or you reside outside of the UK, you may be required to obtain your own visas at your own expense. Please contact us for more information.
Please post your completed and signed application form, along with your passport to DJB Visas. We strongly recommend that passports are posted using the Royal Mail Special Delivery service and we accept no responsibility for passports lost in the post.
DJB Visas Ltd,
11 Lever Street
Tel - 0207 684 6242
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Once your visa has been processed, your passports will be posted back to you via Royal Mail Special Delivery to your home address that you have listed on your visa application form.
Wendy Wu Tours and DJB Visas cannot guarantee that you will be issued a visa for your holiday as each passenger has different personal circumstances. The decision to approve a visa is down to the relevant Embassy. Wendy Wu Tours and DJB Visas act as a third party with no influence on the visa decision.
On rare occasions, the Embassy has the right to request the applicant to provide additional supporting documents or to come to the Embassy for an interview. In this instance, we will notify you immediately.
Once your completed visa has been received, it is your responsibility to check all details are correct. Wendy Wu Tours or DJB Visas will not be held accountable for any denied boarding or denied at immigration.
Please view Section 5 of our booking conditions for full details.
The following information has been designed to help you complete your visa application form correctly. If you are still unsure of a question, please contact Wendy Wu Tours for further assistance.
The Japan visa application form can be found here:-
Visa Application Form. (please print single sided)
The Wendy Wu Tours Consent form to accompany your visa application:-
An example of a completed application form can be found here: (opens in a new window)
Sample Application Form. (opens in a new window)
You need to provide details of the first hotel you are staying at on your Japan tour. The hotel address varies according to what tour you have booked on.
For tour name Japan Uncovered, the details are as follows:
|Hotel name:||Hotel Monterey Osaka|
|Hotel address:||3-3-45 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0001|
|Hotel telephone number:||06-6458-7111|
For tours Discover Japan, Jewels of Japan, Off-Beat Japan and A Week in Japan, the details are as follows:
|Hotel name:||Sunshine City Prince Hotel|
|Hotel address:||3-1-5 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-8440|
|Hotel telephone number:||03-3988-1111|
For tour name Japan by Rail and Japan & the Scenic South the details are as follows:
|Hotel name:||Tokyu Stay Hakata|
|Hotel address:||1-11-11 Hakataeki-minami, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture, 812-0016|
|Hotel telephone number:||092-431-1091|
For tour name Experience Japan, the details are as follows:
|Hotel name:||RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka|
|Hotel address:||5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0005|
|Hotel telephone number:||06-6448-1121|
Please be advised that these hotels are what we aim to use for your forthcoming tour, however these are subject to change and will be confirmed to you two weeks prior to departure when you receive your final travel documents.
|Name:||Mr Haruhiko Sakano|
|Address:||JTB Global Marketing & Travel, Tokyo Front Terrace, 2-3-14, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo|
|Date of birth:||17/08/1970|
|Relationship to applicant:||Travel agency in Japan|
|Profession or occupation:||General Manager for Europe sales department|
|Nationality and immigration status:||Japanese|
When you have completed and signed your form, you must attach a passport photo. The photo should be glued to the form and NOT stapled.
The photograph should be in colour and meet the following requirements: