UK citizens will not require a visa for stays of up to 90 days in Japan. We recommend you carry proof of your confirmed onward or return travel, evidence of your arranged accommodation in Japan and proof of sufficient funds for your stay for presentation upon arrival. It is illegal to work without the correct visa, however temporary or informal the work may be.
Your passport should be be valid for the duration of your intended stay.
The information found here is based on the response provided by the Japanese embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the Japanese embassy directly on 0207 465 6500.