Visa Requirements for Japanese Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Japan

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Visa Not Required

113 destinations allow visa-free entry to Japanese citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 21 destinations for passport holders of Japan.

eVisa

Japanese passport allows entry to 12 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested a pre-visa from an Angolan consulate abroad are issued a visa upon arrival at the country's border crossings.
    Maximum total stay of 90 days within a one-year period.
    Visitors must have a return/onward ticket and a hotel reservation confirmation.
  • eVisa90 days90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
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    eVisa
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa3 monthsMay enter using eGate.
    International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
    Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • eVisa16 dayse-Visa holders must arrive and departure via 29 checkpoints
  • eVisaObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • eVisa45 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 21 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Japan.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysAt Baku Airport. E-visa is also available.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 daysVisa on Arrival is only granted at Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai airport.
    Japanese citizens can also apply for e-Visa online for 60 days
    e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsMay apply online.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

25 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Japan. This requirement may be waived off if Japanese citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

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