Japanese Visa Information

  • Please note that all information given here is of a general nature. Application procedures vary according to nationality and purpose of journey to Japan. It may be that when an applicant applies for a visa, he/she is asked to provide documents which have not been mentioned here.
  • To avoid confusion, please contact the consular section directly to confirm the application procedure. Please note the Consular Section does not accept enquiry by email at this moment.
  • Consular Section is open from 8:30-11:30 and 13:30-16:30, Monday to Friday except Malawian and some Japanese national holidays (Click here for Embassy calender).
  • It is advisable to telephone in advance if it is unclear whether the Consular Section will be open or not.

Please click the links for more information on requirements and procedures to obtain Japanese Visas


For Short Term Stay Visa


For Long Term Stay Visa


Application Form Download (Other necessary forms can be downloaded from links above)


Visa Application Form


Sample Form


Visa Fee *


Visa Fees (effective from 1 April 2023)


For General Information on Japanese Visas, Please Click Here :Guide to Japanese Visas


Learn also about "Points-based Preferential Immigration Treatment for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals"


Embassy of Japan in Malawi
Plot No. 14/191,

  • Petroda Glass House
    P.O.Box 30780
    Lilongwe3, Malawi


    TEL: +265 885 302 222