Visiting Japan for a ski holiday is very easy for most people. Citizens of many countries do not need a visa at all to enter Japan, providing they are staying less than 90 days/3 months and will not be working. They will be given an entry permit on arrival at Narita Airport (They are required to have a flight/boat booked out of Japan, and may be asked to show on onward bound ticket). For countries not listed below you may need to get a visa in advance-please consult Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.• Australia• New Zealand• USA• Canada• UK (6 months!)• Singapore• Korea• Hong Kong• Argentina• Chile• Israel• Finland• Germany• Netherlands• France• Denmark• Sweden• Switzerland• Spain
Working holiday visas
If you are not just coming to Japan for a ski holiday, but also want to do some work, working-holiday visas for 6 months to Japan may be granted to citzens of the following countries provided that they are between the ages of 18 and 25 ( up to 30 yo in some cases). This visa can be extended twice once you are in the country, for a total period of 18 months. There are numerical limits on the number of visas that may be granted for particular countries in any given year. For more information please see the Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs working holiday page.•Australia•New Zealand•UK (limits apply)•Canada (limits apply)•France (limits apply)•Germany•Korea (limits apply)•Hong Kong (limits apply)•Taiwan (limits apply)•Norway
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