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Visa Application and Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 4:00pm

Phone Enquiries:
Monday to Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Phone: (04) 473-1540

ATTN: CONSULAR, L18 The Majestic Centre,
100 Willis Street, Wellington New Zealand 6011

(PO Box 6340, Wellington 6141)

Please refer to the map below and contact the nearest office according to your location. 

Jurisdiction area map

Entry into Japan (New Border Measures)

Visa Enquiries

Please make sure you have read the Frequently Asked Questions before making an enquiry. You may either E-mail or phone us on (04) 473-1540.  For Auckland and upper north island residents, please call (09) 303-4106, and Canterbury residents please call (03) 36-5680.

Visa Types

Temporary Visitor's Visa Work Visa Transit Visa
Working Holiday Visa Student Visa Dependent Visa Entension of Validity
of Re-Entry Permit


Visa Fees

Click here to view visa fees. 

Information / Notice

  • Visa HotLine for foreigners visiting Japan (24 hours/7 days a week, English only): +64 (4) 830 2446 - This Hotline will only provide general information regarding Japanese visas.
  • We are closed on some Japanese national holidays, Saturdays, Sundays and New Zealand national holidays. Please see here for a list of our public holidays.
  • Be aware of fraudulent websites, social media, emails in an attempt to extract payments from visa applicants (06 July,2017)
  • If you have a criminal record, can you visit Japan?
    Not all crimes will affect entry into Japan. Crime types that are deemed serious enough to prevent entry into Japan can be found here. If your record includes these crimes, you can expect that your entry into Japan will likely be denied by Japanese Immigration.

  • Dear travelers to Japan: It is recommended to take an overseas travel insurance.
    • An overseas travel insurance makes you feel secure, even in emergencies, and you can enjoy your trip.
    • Medical expenses can be very high in Japan. If the travel insurance you purchased offers sufficient coverage of treatment costs, you can receive treatment without concern.
    • It is recommended to have an overseas travel insurance with travel support for hospital referrals medical interpretation, and cashless medical service.
  • Foreign national coexistence policies

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