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Information For All Travelers entering Japan

Last Updated : 02/05/2024


*As of 1st Feb 2024

Japan entry procedures

Visit Japan Web (VJW) is a service that allows you to perform arrival procedures “immigration “, “customs “, and “Tax-free shopping service” online.

What is Visit Japan Web (VJW)

This is a web service that allows you to perform immigration procedures (immigration inspection, customs declaration).

This service can be used not only by those entering the country from overseas but also by those returning to Japan.

How to use Visit Japan Web

・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・Step 0 – 5 Here

1. Things to do before entering or returning to Japan

STEP 0  Create a new account ・ Login

STEP 1  Register user

STEP 2  Register your entry/return schedule

STEP 3  Fill your entry/return procedure

2. Things to do when entering or returning to Japan

STEP 4  Show the 2D code from entry/return procedure

3. What to do during your stay in Japan

STEP 5  Use the tax-free purchase function when shopping at tax-free shops


Instruction document provided by The Government of Japan

・・・*How to use Visit Japan Web Here

・・・*Instruction Manual Here


Information by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Announcement of arrival time at the airport

Currently, due to heavy congestion at airport check-ins and security checkpoints, plan for extra time.
It is best to arrive at the airport early with time to spare, especially if you are taking an international flight, and aim to arrive at least 4 hours before departure.

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Do I need to get a VISA to visit Japan if I have non-Japanese passport?

Japan has taken measures on the visa exemption arrangements for some countries/regions.

Please visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website for more details. Here

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