Visiting Japan & Visa


The visa exemption measure is temporarily suspended for all nationalities including Australian citizens.
All Australian citizens require a valid visa to enter Japan.

However, tourist entry and tourist visas are not available at this time.
For details, see Section 5 here.

How To Apply For a Visa

Step 1. Determine whether you require a visa or not.

Please access the links below and read through the information provided to find out if you require a visa to enter Japan.
Countries where the visa exemption measure has been temporarily suspended.
査証免除措置が一時的に停止されている国のリスト。  ENGLISH 日本語


Step 2. Determine whether you are eligible to submit an application to our office.

In order to accept your application,

           1. You must reside in Queensland.
           However if you reside north of Mackay, please contact the Cairns office.

           2. You must hold a long-term visa of Australia (e.g. citizens, permanent residents, work, student etc.).
           We cannot accept visa applications if you only hold a tourist visa of Australia.



Step 3. Determine which type of visa you require.



Step 4. Check our FAQ page.

Check our FAQ page prior to visiting our office or if you have any questions.

Step 5. Obtain all required documents and visit the Consulate-General office in person to submit your application.

Obtain all required documents and visit the Consulate-General office in person to submit your application.
There is no online application process.

We do not take appointments. Please walk-in anytime during our open hours however please be sure to check our office holidays here before visiting our office.

Step 6. The visa fee.

The visa fee (if incurred), how to pay the fee, the collection process etc. will be explained to you in person once you submit your application.