Visa / Police Certificate

2022/1/12

POLICE CERTIFICATE

IMPORTANT NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) NOTICE

Japan has largely closed its border again, effective from 30 November, and many visa categories that were recently opened for application are now suspended until further notice


 

Information about entering into Japan
 

  • New entry of foreign nationals
    As emergency precautionary measure from a preventive perspective, new entry of foreign nationals is suspended for the time being.
    Please refer to 7. Entry of foreign nationals with special exceptional circumstances below for further information.
  • Suspension of visa validity
    From 0:00 am (JST) December 2, 2021, as emergency precautionary measure from a preventive perspective against coronavirus variant Omicron (B.1.1.529), validity of visas already issued by December 2, 2021 are suspended except for those issued for the holders of status of residence as “Spouse or Child of a Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of a Permanent Resident” or “Diplomat” for the time being.
    Please refer to 4. Suspension of visa validity below for further information.
  • Re-Entry of foreign nationals
    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.
 


~For other 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.


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


CERTIFICATE 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:
 
ISSUANCE DATE VALID UNTIL
1 January 2020 - 31 October 2021 30 April 2022
1 November 2021- 30 April 2022 6 months after the issuance date


 

VISA (General Information)

 

How to Apply 
FAQ
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Temporary Visitor's Visa 
**SUSPENDED**
 
Transit Visa
**SUSPENDED**
 
**Mostly SUSPENDED**
 
Please email us if you have following CoE
 
* Spouse or Child of a Japanese National
* Spouse or Child of a Permanent Resident
* Diplomat
 
Student Visa 
**SUSPENDED**
 
 
 
*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 more deatils
 
 
Extension of Validity of Re-Entry Permit
 
Visa Waiver Arrangement for Nationals of
the United Arab Emirates
 
(Ministry of Foreign Affairs of japan site)
**SUSPENDED**
 
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