Visa Requirements for Japan

Instant Visa policy lookup for Japan

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 71 countries can travel to Japan without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Japan, passport holders of 157 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Japan. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Japan and 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Japan.

  • Entry RefusedJapan has banned North Korean citizens from entering as part of sanctions against North Korea imposed by the Government of Japan, since February 2016.

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