You pay a fee for your visa application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.
Adults: JPY 7,900- (equivalent of 60 Euro) Children aged 6 - 12: JPY 4,600- (equivalent of 35 Euro)
The application fee is tied to the euro and is revised in the event of any major shift in the exchange rate.
If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card on the web.
If you are applying directly at the Embassy, you pay preferably by VISA or Mastercard, but cash is also accepted, when you visit there.
The followings pay no fee:
Citizens of countries that have signed visa facilitation agreements with the EU pay a reduced fee or are exempt from payment. This applies to citizens of:
D-visa Adults and children: JPY 7,900- (equivalent of 60 EURO)
Residence permits for a visit Adults: equivalent of SEK 1000- Children under 18: equivalent of SEK 500-
Japanese citizens are exempted from the application fees.