Short Term Stay

  • Short Term Stay refers to temporary visits of up to 90 days with non-paid activities as the purpose of the trip.
  • The Short Term visa is only valid for 3 months. Once the visa has been issued, you must enter Japan within this 3 month period.
  • Nationals from countries that have visa exemption arrangements with Japan can apply for landing permission for short term stay at the port of entry in Japan without obtaining a visa. (suspended until further notice)
  • For those nationals who require a visa, the following documents are required to apply for a visa.
  • If you do not have a visa label in your passport, you will need to provide this office with a document that shows your current visa status in Australia. You can download your visa status confirmation from the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) system here.

Visa Requirements

  • Requirements for citizens of all other countries NOT listed here

Please Note

*Additional documents may be required if necessary.
*Documents submitted with the application will not be returned (except passport and certificate of eligibility)
*Each applicant (including children) must prepare separate documents. 
*Visa fees vary. We will advise you at the time of application.
*If the applicant (including child) is unable to visit our office, please kindly advise us before you come to our office. We will advise you extra documents to submit
* The result for the visa will take some time to issue and therefore the pick up date is unknown. We will contact you once your visa is ready for collection.
* A flight is NOT required to be booked to apply for this letter however details such as departure date (of Australia), flight number, (air)port of entry are required for the application form so please look into what is available. Should you not take that flight or the details change, that is fine.
* Please note that an appointment is not required to submit a visa application however, please double check our office holidays as we are closed for Australian public holidays as well as several Japanese public holidays. 
* For entry (and re-entry) procedures of Japan, please click here.