Visa Application

Japan has 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.

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 successful registration.

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.