Information for foreign nationals about visas, including the application procedures and other related FAQs.
Guide to Living in Japan for foreign residents is also available.
Information on certification services at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, such as an Authentication (of official seals) / Apostille for public documents.
Find links to a number of official websites that can provide you with various information about Japan.
Information on the Hague Convention, concerning the application procedure of assistance in visitation or contacts with children in any Contracting State, and assistance in children's return to the Contracting State of their habitual residence.
Information for Foreign Courts to request Japan to serve judicial documents and take evidence.