Applying for a Japan Visa from the Philippines? Use This Mobile App!

Applying for a Japan Visa from the Philippines? Use This Mobile App!

Got plans to travel to Japan soon? Download the Visa Center PH app and book your discounted pocket Wifi here.

The Rundown

  • With the new mobile app called Visa Center PH, Filipinos from all over the country are now able to submit, make payments, and track their Japan visa application using their smartphone.

  • Powered by Universal Holidays Inc., which is a travel agency that’s designated by the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines to process visa applications, this mobile app promises travelers utmost convenience via a wide array of features.

  • More information about the app and download links are provided below.

  • If you’ve already started building your Japan itinerary, consider getting this subway pass to save some money!

  • You may also check the price of a Universal Studios Japan admission ticket here.

  • This feature is part of our BEYOND ManilaxSeoul series, which provides tips and recommendations to travelers going beyond Manila and Seoul.

Also read: Application Kit: Japan Visa Requirements, Forms, & Guide

Applying for a Japan tourist visa via the 'Visa Center PH’ mobile app

Screenshot of the Japan visa application app (for Filipinos), which is available on  Google Play .

Screenshot of the Japan visa application app (for Filipinos), which is available on Google Play.

To diminish the hassle of applying for a Japan tourist visa in the Philippines — think traffic, queues, uncomfortable weather, and what have you — Universal Holidays Inc. or UHI, which is a travel agency that’s accredited by the Embassy of Japan, rolled out a mobile app called Visa Center PH to let Filipinos lodge their visa application online. Those who will download the app will get to enjoy the following features:

  1. Online assessment of Japan visa requirements by experts

  2. Multiple payment options, including 7-Eleven and credit cards

  3. Courier or shipping services

  4. Curated visa application tips (We saw an FAQ section which will really help first-time applicants!)

The app is also said to have security and privacy-adherent features, as noted from the Japan visa mobile application listing page here.

As of writing time, Visa Center PH is only available for download on Google Play (for free!) from users from the Philippines only.


RECOMMENDED TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

More details on the mobile app for Japan visa application follow below, but if you’re already building your itinerary, consider getting the following top travel essentials for Japan!

👉 Japan Rail Pass (7-Day JR Pass)
👉 ICOCA IC Card for Kansai Area (Osaka, Kyoto, & more)
👉 Suica IC Card for Tokyo
👉 Japan SIM Card
👉 Japan Pocket Wifi
👉 Tokyo Subway Pass (Unlimited Rides)


Another Good Reason to Download ‘Visa Center PH’

Along with the newly released phone app for Japan visa application, Universal Holidays Inc. also announced that they are offering their visa processing service at a promotional rate of ₱700 from the list price of ₱1,200. This is available until July 31, 2019.

Here is the post’s photo and link for reference:

To download the Visa Center PH app and get started with your Japan visa application, click here.

Also read: GUIDE: Tokyo Subway Tickets, Fares, & Schedule

Contact Universal Holidays Inc.

For inquiries on UHI’s visa application procedure, find their contact details here.

That’s all, folks!

All the best to your Japan visa application! Don’t forget to like ManilaxSeoul on Facebook and Instagram for more updates on how to apply for a Japan visa using the Visa Center PH mobile app!

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