Whether it’s the modern skyscrapers of Tokyo or the old geisha traditions of Kyoto that draw you, or something else altogether, Japan is sure to offer you one of the richest and most rewarding travel experiences. The country is enjoying the global spotlight currently, what with the Rugby World Cup and the Tokyo Olympics, but there are many cultural highlights to also enjoy. If you’re inspired to visit this fascinating nation for yourself, then the first thing you’ll need to know is whether you need a visa. Courtesy of a collaboration with Visas Japan, this post is designed to tell you in the ins and outs of Japan’s visa requirements.
Who needs a visa?
Whether you need a visa to visit Japan depends on your nationality. At the time of writing, there are 68 countries that do not require visas for stays of up to 90 days if visiting