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With its remarkable cultural legacy, technological progress, and breathtaking scenery, Japan has gained immense popularity among global travelers, including those hailing from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, if you have the desire to wander through the vibrant streets of Tokyo, experience the time-honored customs of Kyoto, or behold the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Fuji, securing a Japan visa as a resident of Dubai & UAE is the initial stride toward an extraordinary and indelible adventure.

If you’re a UAE resident looking to travel to Japan, here is a definitive breakdown of the Japan visa for Dubai & UAE residents.

Do Dubai & UAE residents need visas to Japan?

Available Japan visa types for Dubai & UAE residents

If you would like to visit Japan for tourism, you can obtain a short-stay tourism visa with a validity of 90 days.

Application process

Tourist visa

Required documents

visa application form


copy of passport

copy of UAE visa (UAE residence visa must be valid upon returning from Japan)

photo (with white background)

ERFS certificate (from travel agents in Japan)


Visa for short-term business affair

A short-term visa is a visa that will grant tourists a stay in Japan for a stay up to 90 days. This visa has two types of entry, single and multiple entries. However, a multiple entry short-term visa is only available for travelers who are citizens of these certain countries that have a visa exemption agreement with Japan.

Temporary visitor visa for relatives or acquaintances 

You can obtain this type of visa if you would like to visit your relatives or acquaintances who live in Japan. This visa will allow a stay of 90 days after the issuance of the visa.

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