The University of Tokyo provides visa consulting services for international students and foreign researchers throughout the University in order to respond promptly to questions about visa status and to reduce the burden on UTokyo faculty members and administrative staff hosting international students and foreign researchers.
◆Visa Consulting Service (English/PDF)
◆Visa Consulting Service (Chinese/PDF)
◆Visa Consulting Service (Japanese/PDF)
※Updated on June 13, 2019: "Notification of classification (gaihi-hantei) result regarding the Security Export Control Laws" when applying for "Certificate of Eligibility" at Visa Consulting Service
◆Schedule and Locations For details on schedule, please download this timetable (PDF).
◆Service locations are as follows:
・Hongo Campus Faculty of Science 1 Bldg. East, 1st floor, Go Global Center
・Komaba Campus Administration Office, College of Arts and Sciences, 1st floor, Administration Office
・Kashiwa Campus Environmental Studies Building, 1st floor, Room 125
Free consultation services regarding visa status are available.
◆Application Forms Related to Foreigners' Entry and Residence in Japan
For application forms related to foreigners' entry and residence in Japan as well as examples of how to fill out the forms, please click here.
◆Other Useful Information
・A new resident registration system for foreign residents began in July 2012
・Some parts of the amended Immigration Control Act came into forceon July 1, 2010.
・Details for Automated Gates at airports, see Operation of Automated Gates (User's Guide)
・For U.S. Visa applications (non-immigrant), see https://jp.usembassy.gov/visas/nonimmigrant-visas/ Those who have traveled to Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and/or Yemen since March 2011 are no longer eligible to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). For details, check here.