Visa / Certificate


Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all non-Japanese nationals wishing to newly enter Japan are required to obtain a visa in advance of travel.

CLICK HERE for information on visa applications at the Embassy of Japan in the UK.

Please refer to the Links below for the latest border measures:
Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Application for Visa for foreign nationals eligible for Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel


Visits to the Consular Section are by Appointment Only

To prevent the risk of infections spreading, if you have tested positive for Coronavirus(COVID), have symptoms of COVID, or feel unwell(e.g. fever, throat ache, cough), please do not come to the Embassy.



Japanese Passport

Police Certificate

Certified Translation of Japanese Driving Licence

Information for those who are bringing medicines for personal use into Japan

Embassy Holidays