Visiting Japan

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Visa
Overview
Location, Hours and Inquiries
Short-Term Stays

Work and Long-Term Stays

Processing Time and Fees

   
Types and Application
Visa Application Form
(common for each type, PDF)
Temporary Visitor's Visa
Transit Visa
Working Visa
General (Student) Visa
Specified Visa
Working-Holiday Visa
bullet Visa for Medical Stay
   
Passport/Certificates
Japanese Passport Application/Renewal
Police Certificate
   
Visiting Japan FAQ

General Information

 

Important Notices


Our Visa section can advise you of the documents you will need to enter Japan.

 

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Visiting Japan Links (MOFA) and Visit Japan's Links Page have everything you need to start planning your trip to Japan including The Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) site with maps, weather, sights and things to do. Canadian residents can try JNTO's Toronto office.

 

Japan Customs will help you understand customs regulations and procedures.

 

Especially helpful are:

 

   
 
(C) Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, 900-1177 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9 Tel: (604) 684-5868. This page updated May 22, 2015 .