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Japan tourist visa for New Zealand citizens

New Zealand citizens do not need a visa when travelling to Japan. Japan tourist visa is free for New Zealand citizens. The stay is usually short with a period of 90 days and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is not required to be present when applying for Japan tourist visa. A total of 3 documents are required for applying Japan tourist visa.
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Japan tourist visa conditions for New Zealand citizens

  • The period of stay granted at the time of the landing permission will be "15 days" for Brunei, Indonesia, and Thailand, and "30 days" for United Arab Emirates and "90 days" for other countries and regions.

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Max Stay: 90 days

Visa Validity: 90 days

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How to apply for Japan tourist visa from New Zealand

New Zealand citizens dont need a visa to visit Japan. Japan tourist visa process requires you to follow a total of 5 steps.
  • Step 1 : Gather all the necessary documents including passport and any other supporting documents.
  • Step 2 : Check that New Zealand passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival in Japan. If not apply for a new New Zealand passport.
  • Step 3 : After arriving, New Zealand citizens can go to Japan immigration counter.
  • Step 4 : Upon arrival in Japan, present New Zealand passport or Travel document to the immigration officer at the counter.
  • Step 5 : You will receive Japan visa stamp in your passport, which allows you to stay in Japan for the duration on your stamping.

Japan tourist visa requirements for New Zealand citizens

Documents required for Japan tourist visa from New Zealand include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 3 documents are required.
  • Passport

  • Original Passport or Travel document of New Zealand with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Travel itinerary

  • Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from New Zealand in your name, not a ticket) Embassy recommends not to purchase hotel and flight tickets until visa is approved. So don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get best hotel and flight itinerary within minutes for any country visa.
  • Proof of Funds

  • Proof of enough money for your stay and to leave Japan
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✨ Japan tourist visa tips

  • Citizens of Austria, Germany, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Switzerland and the United Kingdom may apply for an extension of stay with the Ministry of Justice for up to 6 months.
  • For the United Kingdom, only British citizens and British Nationals (Overseas) are eligible for visa-free entry.
  • For nationals of Barbados (since April 1, 2010), Turkey (since April 1, 2011) and Lesotho (since April 1, 2010), visas are not required only for holders of Machine-Readable Passport (MRP) or ePassport in compliance with ICAO standards. Those who do not hold an MRP or ePassport are advised to obtain a visa in advance, otherwise will be strictly examined and may be refused entry to Japan.
  • For nationals of Malaysia (since July 1, 2013), visas are not required only for holders of ePassport in compliance with ICAO standards. Those who do not hold such ePassport are advised to obtain a visa in advance, otherwise will be strictly examined and may be refused entry to Japan.
  • For holders of Taiwan passports which includes a personal identification number.
  • For citizens of Hong Kong, visas are not required only for holders of Special Administrative Region (SAR) passport issued by the Hong Kong SAR of the People’s Republic of China or British National Overseas (BNO) passports who have the right of residence in Hong Kong.
  • For citizens of Macao, visas are not required only for holders of SAR passport issued by the Macao SAR of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Japan lifted travel restrictions implemented on 3rd April 2020 and reinstated visa-free entry effective from 11th October 2022.

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Do new zealand citizens need a visa to go to Japan?

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Japan is open for travel. Most visitors from New Zealand can travel to Japan without restrictions. No quarantine is required. Find travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements to travel Japan.
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