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PASSPORT AND VISA
To visit Japan, you must have a valid passport. A visa is required for citizens of countries that do not have visa-exempt agreements with Japan. Please contact the nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate for visa requirements.
We do not guarantee correctness of the following information in any way. Please consult the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Japan, the embassy of Japan in your country, or your local travel agencies for details.
Japan provides waiver of visa requirements with 62 countries and regions as of July 2007. This page of MOFA provides the recent status on the visa waiver program.
The countries which visa waiver program exists for are the following:
Singapore, Brunei, Hong Kong (BNO, SAR passport), Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Macau (SAR passport), Canada, U.S.A, Mexico, Argentina, Bahamas, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Suriname, Uruguay, Barbados, Israel, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, Lesotho, Mauritius, Tunisia, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Andorra, Bulgaria, Czech Rep., Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Poland, Slovakia.
Visitors from other countries, and visitors having specific conditions for not applying visa waiver are required to get visa from the Japan embassy in your local country. If any document from the organizer is required, please tell us (contact address will be published later).