Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveler and not On The Go Tours, therefore it is essential that you check current visa requirements with the embassy before travel. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Japan.
UK, AUS, NZ, USA and CAN passport holders do not require a visa at present to enter Japan for touristic purposes for a stay of up to 90 days.
For passport holders of other nationalities not included here, please check the Project Visa website for more information.
Please double-check all visa requirements with the Japan embassy at least one month before travel as the above is intended as a guide.
South African Residents
Please visit the embassy link below for visa form and instructions.
Embassy of Japan
259 Baines Street, corner Frans
Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181
Tel: +27 (0) 12 452 1500
Fax: +27 (0) 12 460 3800
Check out the following useful resources to help plan your visit to Japan:
Best Time to Visit - Japan's climate and seasons
Best Places to Visit - destinations in Japan not to be missed
Top Travel Tips - information about money, food and luggage forwarding
Traveler Reviews - what our passengers say about our Japan tours
Transport in Japan - handy info on getting around by train in Japan
Top 10 Japan Experiences - get the most out of your time in Japan
Cherry Blossom Festival - all your frequently asked questions answered
Travel Alerts - current travel advice for Japan