Corona Virus – COVID 19
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All travelers to Japan must be in quarantine for 2 weeks. A COVID-19 test is required for entry.
Further and detailed information can be found at:
1 Application form
Completely filled out and originaly signed (download)
Validity of more than 6 months beyond the return date
2 passport photos
Biometric and color (siehe Fotokriterien)
Completed template from the company in Japan with seal or signature - see remark on the template (download)
Filled Template From Company In Japan (download)
Letter of guarantee
Completed template from the company in Switzerland with seal or signature - see remark on the template (download)
Letter of assignment / certificate of employment
from the applicant's employer in Switzerland, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein
Power of attorney
In order for AVS to be authorized to obtain the visa, we need authorization from the traveler (see template)
10 working days
Collection in Bern:
Each applicant must pick up the visa personally in Bern. You can send us all the documents, we check the documents for you and apply for the visa at the consulate. We will inform you when you can pick up your passport with visa at the consulate.
Collection in Geneva:
No personal appearance required.