Do I need a VISA?


※The visa exemption measures resumed from 0:00(JST) on 11 October 2022.
   Foreign nationals on this list who go to Japan as 'a temporary visitor' are not required to apply for a visa.


Please note that your passport shall be valid at least for the period of your stay in Japan to enter/leave Japan.

When undergoing landing examination during passport control in Japan, please be advised to carry the following documents:

a valid passport (valid at least for the period of your stay in Japan)
• a fixed-date, confirmed return ticket (E-tickets are also accepted) or onward journey ticket
• relevant documentation concerning your itinerary (i.e. hotel reservations, conference details…) and proof of sufficient funds


Permission to enter Japan remains at the discretion of the Japanese immigration authority and there is no guarantee of landing permission being granted, even if you have a valid visa.

If you are still unsure about whether you do or do not need to have a visa, do not hesitate and contact the Consular Service. (Opening Hours, Holidays and contact details)