Last Updated on April 18, 2023
- Japan introduced new electronic short-term tourism visas for certain non-exempt travelers
The government of Japan introduced new electronic short-term tourism visas for certain travelers. These travelers include non-exempt nationals (i.e., green card holders and temporary visa types) of:
- Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The visa permits a maximum stay of 90 days and is valid for three months from the date of issuance. It can only be used once. Applications are submitted online, and payment is made in cash at the Japanese Embassy or Consulate General unless online payment is allowed, or fees are exempted.
What are the Changes?
The government of Japan introduced an electronic visa for short-term tourism. The visa is available to travelers from Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Continue to check the government of Japan’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.
Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.