Visa / Police Certificate

2021/9/6

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)


! UPDATED INFORMATION !
(subject to continuing changes)

Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)


Japan's border is still mostly closed to visitors from New Zealand
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
and most of visa applications are not being accepted at the moment.  
Please
check below and the Embassy website  for more information.

 

OFFICE IN NEW ZEALAND
Japan has three diplomatic missions in New Zealand: the Embassy of Japan in Wellington, the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland and the Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch.
Each office has a specific jurisdictional area. In order to serve you best, it is important that you contact your closest office.


RE-ENTRY
All categories of foreign nationals who have departed Japan and have a valid residence card and a valid re-entry permit (including "minashi" special re-entry permit) may return to Japan. 


COVID-19 PCR TEST
ALL entrants MUST provide a COVID-19 PCR Test Certificate 72 hours prior to departure.  Please contact your GP or Health Line (0800 358 5453) for further information.
If you are unable to submit the certificate, you will not be allowed to enter in Japan based on the Quarantine Law.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE ARRIVAL IN JAPAN
Please read the very important information regarding information before arrival in Japan, which includes information about:
*A pre-departure COVID-19 test (sample taken within 72 hours of departing) required by everyone, and the format it must be in

* Quarantine procedures 
* Information about a written pledge, other questionnaires that must be submitted upon arrival in Japan


RESIDENT CARD
We are not capable of answering questions about your Resident Card.  Please contact the Immigration Services Agency of Japan for further information


CERTIFICATES OF ELIGIBILITY (CoE)
CoEs usually expire after 3 months from the date of issue.  However, due to COVID-19, expiry dates have been exteded as follows:
 
ISSURANCE DATE VALID UNTIL
1 Jan 2020 - 31 Jul 2021 31 Jan 2022
1 Aug 2021- 31 Jan 2022 6 months after the issurance date


 
~For other information~

Ministry of Foreign affairs of Japan

Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Air New Zealand
Travel requirements and restrictions

Singapore Airlines
Covid-19 Information Centre

Narita Airport
Notice Concerning COVID-19


 

VISA (General Information)

How to Apply 
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we are unable to accept your application until further notice
we are unable to accept your application until further notice

*Only CoE status of "Instructor" "Professor" or "Medical Service" with special condition may apply

*For certificate of eligibility holders with "Highly Skilled Professional", or "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services" and who will be working at an educational institute in Japan might be able to apply for a visa after a preliminary consideration stage.  

 
Please email us  first for details before preparing your application
we are unable to accept your application until further notice
we are unable to accept your application until further notice

*Spouse: only the legal spouse of a Japanese national may apply

*Child: the child of a Japanese national who is not holding Japanese nationality may apply

 
Please email us  first for details before preparing your application
Extension of Validity of Re-Entry Permit
 
Visa Waiver Arrangement for Nationals of the United Arab Emirates  (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of japan site)
we are unable to accept your application until further notice
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