What Do I Need To Travel To Japan?

What documents do I need to travel to Japan?

You must have a valid passport and an onward/return ticket for tourist/business “visa free” stays of up to 90 days.

Your passports must be valid for the entire time you are staying in Japan.

U.S.

citizens cannot work on a 90-day “visa free” entry.

Do I need a visa for Japan?

To enter Japan you need a passport and a visa (unless you are from a country which is visa-exempt). There are 68 countries whose citizens can enter visa-free for tourism or business. Other nationalities currently need to go to a Japanese embassy or consulate to apply for a visa.

Do I need vaccinations for Japan?

Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Japan. The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Japan: hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, tickborne encephalitis and tetanus.

What can you not bring to Japan?

Don’t Bring These Restricted Items to Japan

  • Certain fresh fruits or vegetables & soil.
  • Certain types of ham, sausage & bacon.
  • Items made from CITES-listed species.
  • Illegal drugs.
  • Weapons such as guns & explosives.
  • Fake products.
  • Uncensored adult videos or books & child pornography.
  • Counterfeit money & credit cards.

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