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Visa Information for Malaysia

Whether a visa is needed when visiting Japan depends on the foreigner’s:

  1. Nationality
  2. Purpose of visit
  3. Length of stay

Malaysia Citizens (holders of Malaysia passport) who intend to stay in Japan as tourists for a period of up to 3 months do not need a visa.

*For nationals of Malaysia (since July 1, 2013), visas are not required for holders of ePassport in compliance with ICAO standards. Those who do not hold an ePassport are advised to obtain a visa in advance, otherwise will be strictly examined and may be refused entry to Japan.

For further information on visas, please visit the following websites:

Embassy of Japan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Notes: In the case of the waiver of visa requirements of up to three months or 90 days, foreigners are granted upon landing a temporary visitor status for a period of 90 days (15 days for Brunei). Nationals of countries and regions that have taken measures concerning the waiver of visa requirements with Japan for stays of up to six months in principle are granted permission to stay in Japan for 90 days at the time of landing. Nationals of these countries and regions who wish to stay in Japan for more than 90 days must apply at their nearest immigration authority in Japan for an extension of their period of stay.