Check the expiration date on your passport before you go because Japan has certain entry Present your passport and embarkation card to the officer. From April 1, , changes were made to the format of the Disembarkation Card for Foreign Nationals, Embarkation and Disembarkation Card. Hey guys. I was just wondering whether I still need to fill out an embarkation card before leaving Japan at the airport. I heard that when you are.

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Proceed to your gate at least 30 minutes before the indicated time.

So You’ve Landed in Japan – Customs and Immigration

Japaan necessary, you are instructed to go through animal, plant quarantine and customs clearance procedures. It’s not to restrict you from leaving Japan but to have a record of people leaving the country.

When traveling overseas, everyone may think of immigration procedures as being terribly tiresome. I was just foriegner if anyone or if you knew anyone who has been through this and if they had been able to enter or gotten denied. I will have a stop over about max 10 hours in Narita airport, Japan. Please note that this blog does not offer advice or answers on detailed questions concerning immigration status, visas, etc. Next, you go through immigration.

Type and number of items in your possession.

This post has turned into the most popular post foteigner my blog thus far. Prior to landing, the flight attendants on your flight will hand out two possibly three forms to fill out. Thank you for visiting my blog!


If bringing animals, you will have to make arrangements in advance with Japanese Customs — though many visitors, of course, should not bring their pets unless they are intending to stay for quite a while. When you leave Japan, you have to get confirmation of departure from an immigration inspector at an airport or a port. This form is for the immigration authorities. Hi Jane, Normally it is my policy jxpan to address immigration and customs questions on my blog, as I am not very knowledgeable on these subjects.

What is necessary to perform the embarkation procedures? This is part of recently-introduced anti-terrorism laws, and a growing number of countries — including the United States — are instituting these procedures for foreigners. However, if you receive payment for something or if you stay longer than these 90 days, you need a visa. A few years back, passengers from North America foreivner to fill out quarantine forms during the H1N1 epidemic.

Entering and Leaving the Country

I would like to clarify that the post provides basic guidance on the flow of arrival procedures when arriving in Japan. Immigration foreignee on whether or not people are allowed into the country, while customs ensures that items that are prohibited or restricted do not enter the country. To find out more, including how embarkatioon control cookies, see here: Those who received a re-entry permit including a special re-entry permit before leaving Japan can retain their resident status and residence period if they re-enter Japan within the valid period.

Also I have legal prescription drugs on me and I was wondering if they would give me a problem with that in my carry on. Sorry I am not much help… I hope things work out for you. Recommended articles for first-time visitors to Japan. You must cwrd a passport to obtain a visa. When you enter Japan, you have to go through immigration clearance by presenting necessary documents, your passport and visa if required to receive landing cards at an airport or a port.


Entering and Leaving the Country | DiGJAPAN!

Partly due to anti-terror measures, it is obligatory for international travelers to provide personal identification information such as their fingerprints and facial photo upon entering Japan. January 25, at 2: If you are carrying anything in excess of the duty-free allowance you have to declare it.

This is the city from which your flight to Japan departed. April 9, at Also, those who will be staying in Japan long-term must obtain a residence card.

From your experience, please be kind and help me with some answers to following: A direct link to the emharkation form can be found hereon the Japan Customs site.

My question is, if I try to come there around mid-December would I be allowed back in? Date of birth d. Along the way, you will pass an international connection counter.

Here’s where to catch the first sunrise in the Land of the Rising Sun! Be ready to present your return ticket if prompted. I have already been to Japan on two tourist visas this year, first from April-July and got approved for an extension from July — October.