How to buy a Japan visitor’s visa, make a Japan study visa, apply for Japan work visa, buy fake Japan work permit. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs websites have further details on the entry requirements for all travellers to Japan (including on ‘Fast Track’ procedures). Rules may be subject to change at short notice.
Foreign nationals (including British nationals) with Status of Residence who have a valid re-entry permit, are in principle allowed to re-enter the country. If you do not have these you may apply for a visa to enter Japan for business, study or purposes other than tourism. You should note that the visa waiver system has been suspended and all travellers must have a valid visa or re-entry permit Bookings on some flight routes have been restricted or suspended.
Some airlines may require these documents to be shown before boarding as part of their internal rules.
At immigration, you will be asked to submit the above documentation, to take another COVID-19 test (and await the results at the airport), and to install COVID-19 tracing applications on your smartphone or other device.
Depending on your vaccination status, where you are travelling from, and whether you are identified as a close contact of a positive case , you may be subject to up to 7 full days of quarantine and/or self-isolation following your arrival. Further details can be found in the section on vaccination status below, and on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Failure to comply with the regulations could lead to detention under the Quarantine Act, the release of your name and information related to reducing the spread of infection, and/or to possible revocation of your Status of Residence and subsequent deportation.