visa exemption agreements with 68 countries.
Travelers from several countries in Latin America,
Africa, and Asia as well as many former Soviet Union
nations are required to obtain a
visa to Japan.
Entry Visa Requirements
Foreign visitors who need a visa to travel
to Japan must meet the following
Japan tourist visa requirements.
A valid passport with
at least 6 months validity and 2 blank pages
A completed and signed visa application form
A recent photograph, size 4.5 x 4.5 cm, in color and
with a white background
An official birth certificate or a certified copy
If the traveler is married, it is necessary to
submit a marriage certificate issued within one year
Schedule and travel plans in Japan
The period of time to
stay in Japan is differs from 15 days to 90 days,
depending on the nationality of the passport
traveler. All the other travelers are required to
visit the nearest Japanese diplomatic mission and
apply for a visa before departure. For more
information, please contact the local Japan Embassy
in your country.
The invitation letter will be issued after the
Your name must be listed exactly as it appears on
your passport. Any differences between the name on
your passport and the name on your invitation letter
or other documentation could lead to a delay and/or
denial of your visa.
Please note ICEMT Conferences and the organizing
committee of the conference are not authorized to
assist with the VISA process beyond providing the
Notification of Invitation Letter issued by ICEMT
Conferences and conference Committee Board. Should
your application be denied, ICEMT Conferences and
the organizing committee of the conference cannot
change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, nor will ICEMT Conferences and the
organizing committee of the conference engage in
discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the
Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration
fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of
individual being denied.
It takes around one month for the Embassy to process
the VISA application, please register as early as
you can to make sure you have enough time.