Thirty Meter Telescope Science Forum

May 24, 2016 - May 26, 2016

Visa information

For those who need a visa to enter Japan, NAOJ will help with the visa application process. Please fill this form and send it to by April 1st, 2016.

The VISA application process is as follows:

  1.  VISA applicant sends the form to NAOJ,
  2.  NAOJ sends documents to be provided from the inviting person to the VISA applicant (*1),
  3.  VISA applicant applies at the Japanese Embassy/Consulate with his or her jurisdiction (*2).

(*1) NAOJ will send the document about a month before the forum. The documents include letter of reason for invitation, schedule of stay, letters of Gurantee, invitation letter from the inviting person, and other necessary  documents.

Procedures Chart for Short-Term Stay (Ministry of  Foreign Affairs of Japan)

(*2) Visa application form, photo, and other necessary documents (depending on the nationality) should be prepared by the VISA applicant. (NAOJ will provide a sample application form with the information of the inviting person.)