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Visa exemption arrangement for Malaysian ICAO standards IC passport holders

From 1st of July 2013, part of the visa exemption arrangement for Nationals of Malaysia will be resumed. Those who have a Malaysian ICAO standards IC passportOpen a new window (Ordinary passport only) and wish to enter Japan as a “Temporary Visitor” for a period not exceeding 3 consecutive months will not be required to obtain a visa prior to arrival in Japan from the above date. This arrangement will not be applicable to people who intend to enter Japan to seek employment or engage in remunerative activities including entertainment performances and professional sports activities. Also, Malaysian nationals who have NON-ICAO standards IC passport, Diplomatic or Official passport are required to obtain a visa.

Should you have any questions, please contact the visa section as below.

Visa Section
Tel: 020 7465 6565
Fax: 020 7491 9328