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Home | ESL Experience in Korea | Information for Teachers
Japan Visa Run
Name : Anna   Date : 2008-06-10
What is Japan Visa Run?


When the teacher does not seem to get visa in time,  schools might want to take Japan Visa Run. If Schools decided to do Japan Visa run to teacher, they will bring teacher to Korea with tourist visa , and as soon as visa pin number comes out, schools send you to Japan for getting visa done . Then Korean Consulate in Fukuoka in Japan will finalize your visa which they stamp E2visa on your passport. Normally the processing at Korean embassy in your country takes around 5 business days .  But Korean Consulatelocated in Fukuoka, Japan takes 2 days.


Anyone can do visa Run?

-Yes, from April 1st 2011  , new rule that became effective so anyone can get E2 visa not just in Japan but also any Korean consulate located overseas.  


The Main Visa Run Place in Japan Fukuoka.




Address: 1-1-3 Jigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan, 810-0065

Website: http://jpn-fukuoka.mofat.go.kr/index.jsp
Phone Number: 81-(0)92-771-0461/3
Service Hours:
9:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00 (Mon-Fri) Closed weekends and holidays


Documets that you need to bring:

- Your passport with remaining validity of at least one year
- Visa issuance number
- A completed Visa application form 
- One passport-size photo

-Visa fee

Directions from the airport:

1.       Take the subway from the airport to Tojin Machi station (9th stop from the airport right after Ohori Koen station).

2.       From Tojin Machi station, go out exit one (1) which says Korean Consulate on it. Go straight out the exit towards the traffic light. Cross the intersection and turn (if you hit the river you've gone to far!). Go straight for about 10 minutes and you will arrive at the consulate which is a building with a Korean style roof and a Korean Flag (don't be fooled by the Chinese consulate). Most of the buildings in the area have maps.






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