The information listed below only applies to standard entry procedures and does NOT apply to the entry procedures under COVID-19 restrictions. Currently, all foreign nationals are required to obtain a visa (except for those who have a valid re-entry permit). Please read "For people who plan to enter Japan from the United States" for more information.
Activities to engage in legal or accounting business. Applicants must be attorneys or public accountants certified to perform their duties in Japan, or those with other legal qualifications recognized by Japan.
If you are a spouse/dependent accompanying your sponsor, please click here.
APPLICATION FILED WITH CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY
APPLICATION FILED WITHOUT CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY
The Embassy of Japan reserves the right to request additional documents if deemed necessary.
The Embassy of Japan will not make copies, if you need original documents, please bring the original and one copy.
Please allow at least four business days to have your application reviewed. (Cases without the Certificate of Eligibility may take a few months.)