Visa Information
Passport requirements

All nationals require a valid passport.

Valid for the duration of intended stay in Japan required by all

Visa requirements
Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, The Bahamas, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, USA.

For tourism,

Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Return ticket
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
  • Visa fee payment
1) Proof of accommodation or travel itinerary 2) A Certificate of Eligibility (original and photocopy), endorsed by the Ministry of Justice prior to application for the visa itself, is highly recommended in order to speed up the visa processing time..
Validity of Visa
  • Tourist Visa: 90 days.
  • Student Visa: 90 days.
Costs of Visa
    Prices vary greatly according to nationality, Visas for many nationals are issued free of charge.
    Time required to issue visa
    • Tourist Visa: 5 days
    • Student Visa: 5 days
    Embassy contact information
    • Embassy of Japan in England UK: 
    • Embassy of Japan in USA: 
    • Embassy of Japan in Australia: 
    • Embassy of Japan in Canada: 

    All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
    Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Japan in your country.
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