Visiting Japan


Appointment system for Consular services
Please make an appointment in advance via email and come at the scheduled date and time.

*Time slot available for reservation: 08:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 16:00

・Email Subject Line : [Appointment] (Application of Japan visa etc.)
・Name : (as appears in official documents)
・Mobile phone number : (012-000-000)
・Purpose of visit : (Visa Application etc.)
・Date and time you wish to visit : First choice : Example 6 September, 9:30am
    Second choice : Example 6 September, 10:30am
    Third choice : Example 7 September, 9am

Japan Visa Information Hotline

For general visa information, please contact here (free hotline 24/7)

The Hotline will not connect you to the Consular Office’s Visa Section. If you need to contact the Consular Office in regards to a pending visa application, please contact the Consular Office directly at 088-254169 during office hours.


COVID-19 Related Travel Information Related to COVID-19


Visa Information



Visa Application has to be submitted to the office which covers your current residential area. The Consular Office of Japan in Kota Kinabalu accepts visa applications for applicants living in Sabah, Sarawak, and Labuan.

Visa Processing Time

Currently THREE (3) WORKING DAYS are necessary for processing of visa for normal cases. However, the visa processing might take longer depending on the content of the application. 

There is NO urgent visa processing service. You may apply for your visa 3 months prior to entering Japan.

For Visa enquiries, kindly provide us the following information in your email:
Applicant’s 1. Nationality, 2. Malaysia visa type (work/student/spouse visa & etc), 3. Purpose of visit (Holiday / Visit Friends & Relatives / Business & etc), 4. Tentative travel date, 5. Place of residence in Malaysia


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