Please use the links below to read about basic Japan visa information. Some people have more unique situations than others and therefore you should always contact the Japanese Immigration Bureau or your local Japanese Embassy for the most up-to-date information. Main Shinagawa Office Telephone: [SIZE=-1](+81) 03-5796-7111[/SIZE] (For other Immigration offices, locations and access information click here) Email Contact Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Do NOT rely on answers posted on these forums. We are not responsible for any of the content posted here, as none of us work for the Japanese Immigration Bureau. All links below are represented in English. Please note that the Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for viewing forms and some parts of the MOFA's website. We are not responsible for the content contained in the links below: Japan - Ministry of Justice - Top Page http://www.mofa.go.jp/index.html Japan - Ministry of Justice - Mobile Access Page http://www3.mofa.go.jp/mobile Japan - Ministry of Justice http://www.moj.go.jp/ENGLISH/index.html Japan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Visa http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html Japan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Embassy/Consulate Network http://www.mofa.go.jp/about/emb_cons/mofaserv.html Japan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Countries with Visa Exemptions http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/02.html#a Japan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Working Holiday Program (WHV) http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/w_holiday/index.html Japan - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Required Documents List http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/05.html Japan - Immigration Bureau - Procedures Guide Book http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/tetuduki/index.html The Immigration law was changed this year and there are a number of changes that will be implemented, including changes to the Alien Registration Card. A summary of changes to the Immigration law can be found below: Please let us know if any of these links become outdated or broken. This website has complied with the rules in regards to posting links to the MOJ and Immigration Bureau.