[JAPAN VISA INFORMATION HOTLINE]: 0008000502412
(24 hours / 7 days a week, English only)
Dear travelers to Japan:
1 Visit Japan Web (Fast Track)
・Visit Japan Web is a web service that visitors can use for quarantine, immigration and customs procedures in order to enter Japan.
2 Foreign national coexistence policies
3 You must not bring any meat products, vegetables or fruits into Japan.
・Bringing meat products, plants or fruit is strictly restricted. In case of introducing such products illegally, persons shall be punished with serious penalty, for example, imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years or a fine of up to 3 million JPY (up to 50 million JPY for businesses). Illegal import might be notified to police office. Illegal import might result in arrestment. Thus, please do not bring in meat products, plants or fruit into Japan.
・Bringing animal products into Japan from overseas(by baggage, international parcels)
・Plant Quarantine Inspections
4 Recommendation to take out an overseas travel insurance
・An overseas travel insurance makes you feel secure, even in emergencies, and you can enjoy your trip.
・Medical expenses can be very high in Japan. If the travel insurance you purchased offers sufficient coverage of treatment costs, you can receive treatment without concern.
・It is recommended to have an overseas travel insurance with travel support for hospital referrals, medical interpretation, and cashless medical service. (We recommend that you check your insurance details before travelling. For example, perinatal medical care is not covered by travel insurance and can be expensive.)
5 For your safe travel.
・Information in case of illness or injury
・Guide for when you are feeling ill
・Latest Travel Information and News
6 Videos introduce Japanese school life to foreign residents in Japan by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
(1) " Hajimemashite! Kyo kara tomodachi" (Nice to meet you! You are our friend from today!)
This is a story about school life every day by a primary school student from outside Japan. He is a third grader.
●Transcript of dialogue in English
(2) "Oshiete! Nihon no shogakko” (Learning about elementary school in Japan)
An introduction to school life and customs in primary schools generally. It introduces school events, school customs and rules, what to bring with you each day, and how to spend your time at school.
●Transcript of dialogue in English
7 Registration of Unmanned Aircraft
・Registration of Unmanned Aircraft (like Drone) is mandatory.
●As a general rule, visa applications have to be applied through the Visa Agency (VFS). Thank you for your cooperation. Please check here for the required documents.
●It takes at least 5working days until you receive your passport after you submit Visa application. (calculated from the day after the submission. If you apply on a Monday, it will be issued on the following Monday). However, depending on the content of the application, it may be necessary to submit additional documents. It will be taken some longer examination, so please prepare as soon as possible. (See also here.)
II Application Procedures for Multiple Visa for Nationals of India . Click here.
III Application Procedures for Multiple Visa for Nationals of India for business purpose, and cultural or intellectual figures. Click here.
IV Information on visa relaxation (simplification of application procedure) for Indian students etc. Click here.
V Information on visa agency(VFS). Click here.
VI Visa fees. Click here.