Visa Requirements for Japan
Instant Visa policy lookup for Japan
Visa Not Required
Passport holders of 77 countries can travel to Japan without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.
Passport holders for 5 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
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.
- Visa RequiredPassengers of approved cruise ships do not require a visa if they stay no longer than 15 days from April 2015.
eVisa is available for Chinese passport holder who resides in Mainland China (except Hong Kong and Macau) only, it is a single entry visa and its duration of stay is 30 days. eVisa application must be made through the travel agencies accredited by the Japanese overseas establishment from 19 June 2023. The electronic visa will be issued when the agencies are ready to apply through JAPAN eVISA.
For Chinese citizens residing in other territories, vignette style visa is required. Multi-entry vignette style visas are also obtainable in all territories for 3- or 5-year validity.
- Visa RequiredAll visitors are fingerprinted upon entry
Holders of Lebanese passports who reside in the following 11 countries (Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States) can apply and obtain an electronic visa (e-Visa). The duration of stay for these countries is up to 90 days.
Disagreements between Japan and 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Japan.
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