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Case Status Inquiry Form


  • You have attended an interview and 15 days have passed since the interview day, or
  • You applied for a visa by mail and 15 days have passed since the Embassy has received your documents, or
  • You applied for new Treaty Trader Company Registration, and 1 month has passed since the Embassy has received your documents.
  • You submitted additional documents required after the interview, AND 15 days have passed since you submitted the documents.

Please note: If your inquiry does not meet the requirements described above, you will NOT receive an email response. However, you may check the status of your visa case or track your passport online at any time, using the following links:

Online Visa Status Check (CEAC Status Check)

  • Applicants may view the status of their visa cases via the CEAC website.
  • For help in reading the status, please see this page for non-immigrant visas and this page for immigrant visas and K visas.

Passport tracking

  • You may track the location of your passport online here.
  • For pre-interview inquiries about visas or pre-Company Registration inquiries regarding Treaty Trader visas, please contact our call center using this online form.

To send successfully, you must fill in all the appropriate fields.

Applicant's first name:
Applicant's last name:
Applicant's date of birth:
E-mail address:
Contact telephone number in Japan:
Did you already apply for a visa?
 Yes  No
Passport number:
Visa type:
Date of Interview (if applicable):
At which office did you apply for your visa?
Are you submitting this form on behalf of someone else?
 Yes  No
If yes, please specify your relationship to the applicant:
Message Text; (limit 1,000 words):
Is this your first time to inquire about your visa application status?
 Yes  No
If not, please indicate the date of your most recent inquiry:

Please allow at least 3 business days before making a follow-up inquiry. Duplicate submissions will not speed the process.