Visitors to Japan must obtain a visa from one of the Japanesediplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. The Government of Japan allows citizens of 66 countries/territories to travel to Japan for tourism or business without having to obtain a visa.
1 - Citizens of Austria, Germany, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Switzerland and the United Kingdom may apply for an extension of stay for up to 6 months to the Ministry of Justice. 2 - With biometric passports only. 3 - For holders of Taiwan passport which includes a personal identification number.