Visa: Temporary Visitor Visa


We are currently only able to issue visas in exceptional circumstances.




The Temporary Visitor Visa is for activities not exceeding 90 days as follows:
sightseeing, visiting relatives or friends, recreation, convalescence, attending a conference, participation in unpaid lectures, meetings, amateur athletic meetings or other contests, short business trips (e.g. market surveys, business talks, after sales service for machinery imported into Japan)
This category excludes profit-making operations and paid activities.


Visa Exemption Arrangements are currently suspended for most nationalities, including British and Irish citizens.
Please see for more details.

Period of Stay

90 days, 30 days or 15 days (determined by assessment based on the information provided by the applicant)