Depending on your nationality you may be required to obtain a visa to enter Japan. Please apply for your Visa well in advance of your travel. As visa guidelines and application requirements vary considerably depending on the country, we recommend that you contact the Japanese embassy in your home country as early as possible to inquire about the specific visa regulations regarding your country. You can also find relevant information about the application process on the following website:
Guide to Japanese Visas (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
We ask you to contact JTB IHTC-15 Desk if you need the VISA application form. If you require documents provided from Japan for visa application, please also contact the JTB IHTC-15 Desk.
JTB Western Japan, Corp.
IHTC-15 Registration Desk
*Nationals and citizens of those countries and regions listed on the following website are not required to obtain a visa to enter Japan if they are satisfied with the requirements for exemption of visa. For details, please contact the Japanese Embassy in your home country.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: Exemption of Visa (Short-Term Stay)
At least one of the following criteria must be met in order to honor the request for a letter of invitation. The requesting party must either:
It is to be understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa. It is NOT a commitment on the part of the IHTC-15 organizer to provide any financial support.