Visiting Japan


Visa exemption arrangements for short time stays will be resumed from 0:00 am (JST) on October 11, 2022. Please refer to the following page for more details.
For remaining border measures applying to every passenger entering Japan, please refer to the following page for more details.

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Visa Information

  • 1. General Information
  • 2. Visa Procedures
  •  For Irish passport holders
  •  For non-Irish passport holders
  • 3. Visa Application Form
  • 4. Criteria for Visa Issuance

Please check our Opening Hours and Holidays prior to your visit.


Customs Information

  1. 1. Japanese Customs
  2. 2. Tokyo Customs

Quarantine Information

  1. 1. Import and Export Plant Quarantine
  2. 2. Bringing Animals or Meat Products into Japan
  3. 3. Bringing Mammals, Rodents and Birds into Japan

Bringing Medicines

  1. 1. Bringing Medicines for Personal Use into Japan

Consular Information

  1. 1. Police Certificate
  2. 2. Certified Translation of Japanese Driving Licence
  3. 3. Social Insurance System in Japan
  4. 4. Advice Regarding Travel Insurance

More Japan Info

  • General Information on Japan
  • Tourism Information
  • Life in Japan
  • Driving in Japan