United Kingdom Tourist Visa For Japan (90 Day Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to Japan.

Important Information

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.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to Japan only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments


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.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to Japan there are a few requirements. Click on the icon below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter Japan without a visa for up to 90 days.


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