Visa Requirements for Japan

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 78 countries can travel to Japan without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

eVisa

Passport holders for 4 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Japan.

  • eVisa90 daysEligible persons: All foreign nationals/people who are not subject to the visa exemption measures implemented by the Government of Japan and reside in the following countries/region are eligible to apply for a visa online: Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa90 daysCash payment required at the consulate in Pretoria or Cape Town.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Japan, passport holders of 146 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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