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Thread: Quick question on going to Japan embassy in London for WHV

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    Default Quick question on going to Japan embassy in London for WHV

    Hey guys, inevitably I will have to shoot to London to hand in my forms for a Working Holiday Visa, like many of my colleagues in the UK. For those of you who have already done this I wanted to as a short question. Do you need to wear formal clothes (i.e. suit, tie etc...) while your at the embassy in London? I know the Japanese are very fussy about things like that and I want to avoid looking too casual. I was under the impression that it just takes maybe 20 minutes and consists of just handing all the forms in!?

    I was kind of hoping it would be okay to go in casual clothing, as it would save me a lot of trouble wearing a suit and walking around in one all day.

    Thanks....

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    Default Re: Quick question on going to Japan embassy in London for WHV

    Last time I went to get my student visa, I was dressed smart-casually. I was also better dressed than EVERYONE else. Really don't worry about it! Totally fine to wear jeans and other casual clothes

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    Default Re: Quick question on going to Japan embassy in London for WHV

    cool that's great to hear

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    I went to the Irish embassy for my visa on Friday. You're basically just handing in the forms. I just handed them in through a window, and a guy looked through them. Told me to come back a week later.

    Unlikely you'll be interviewed. I wore jeans and a t-shirt- thank god, it was roasting outside. You'll be fine in casual clothes.

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