Visiting Japan


Visa Enquiry

The Consulate-General of Japan in Perth accepts the visa applications from WA residents only.

For general visa/eVisa enquiries, please call ”Japan Visa Information Hotline"(+61)08 7130 3370 (24hours/7days a week).
This hotline is designed for visa applicants residing in Australia.

*The Hotline will not connect you to the Consulate-General's Visa section.

Visa information /Requirements

eVisa Online Application

[How to apply for eVISA] starting from 1 Feb 2024
  • Short-term visa with a Tourism Purpose (for a stay 90 days or less) (single-entry visa only)
  • This is solely for tourist purposes (If your intentions include visiting acquaintances/relatives or business/academic activities, you are not eligible to apply for an online eVISA).

eVISA The JAPAN eVISA system

  • You can complete all the process online when you pay visa fee by credit card.
  • Please prepare documents according to this checklist before submitting the online application.
  • It takes 1-2 weeks with completed documents. However, we recommend applying early at least 1 month in advance.
  • Failure to provide all required information and documents will result in visa application being rejected. 

[Enquiry] ※Please check FAQs on JAPAN eVISA site before making an enquiry.

  1. JAPAN eVISA Help Desk : Questions about technical issues with JAPAN eVISA site
        *Please contact via inquiry form on JAPAN eVISA site. : English or Japanese
  2. Email enquiry: : English only
        *Please mention your nationality or citizenship and country of residence in your email.
  3. Japan Visa information Hotline:(+61)08 7130 3370

How to apply for a visa on the JAPAN eVISA website (online payment)
【YouTube - How to apply for visa on the JAPAN eVISA website (online payment) 】

Application in Person

An appointment is required by telephone(9480-1800) in advance, except for those who have a Certificate of Eligibility from the Immigration Services Agency of Japan. 

Visa applications must be made in Person.
However, those who reside outside Perth metropolitan area, you may apply for visas by mail. In this case, a self-addressed pre-paid Registered post envelope must be enclosed for returning passports with your visa applications.
We are not responsible for loss, misplacement or delay by the third party. 

     Visa Requirements;


     Other Information; 



  • Visa Application Form (PDF) pdf
  • Visa Application Form (Sample) (PDF) pdf
  • Letter of Guarantee - English  pdf
  • Letter of Invitation English  pdf
  • Schedule of Stay - English pdf



Living in Japan

Customs & Quarantine

  • Bringing Medicine into Japan – Are you taking medicines into Japan?  Please note some medicines are highly restricted (codeine, morphine) or illegal to import into Japan (Pseudoephedrine, Dexamphetamine). other site
  • Customs – Will you be taking goods exceeding duty free allowances? Other items like alcohol, perfume, cigarettes, commercial goods and large amounts of cash? other site
  • Quarantine – Passengers bringing plants and plant products (including fruits, vegetables, and seeds) or animals and animals products (including meat products, milk, eggs) into Japan must have them inspected at the Plant and Animal Quarantine counter and have relevant certification/documentation. other site
  • Food – Will you be taking any food into Japan? Highly processed foods (Tim tams, biscuits, tea, lollies etc…) generally don’t need an inspection and you can go straight through customs but if you are unsure, please check with the relevant Quarantine station. other site
  • Vaccinations – Do you require any vaccinations before you go to Japan? Generally speaking, no vaccinations are required when travelling to Japan, however you may want to be vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis or Measles if recommended by your doctor. other site