What's New?

Year end and New year holidays at Immigration Bureau
What's New? · 23/12/2021
The Immigration Bureau will be closed from December 29, 2021 until January 3, 2022. December 28 and January 4 might be very crowded so please arrange your application ahead of time to minimize the risk of the last minutes application.

COVID-19 related information UPDATED (as of October 1)
What's New? · 01/10/2021
Latest information as of October 1: ①Re-entry from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, SriLanka and Afghanistan resumed. ②Shortening or exempting quarantine period is applicable for those who have a valid vaccination certificate.

COVID-19 related information UPDATED
What's New? · 26/05/2021
Latest information as of June 28.

Regarding denial of landing (as of May 19)
What's New? · 19/05/2021
Latest info as of May 19, 2021.

Regarding denial of landing (as of May 13)
What's New? · 13/05/2021
Latest info as of May 12, 2021.

What's New? · 03/07/2020
Japanese Government added 18 countries on the list where foreign nationals coming from will be subject to Denial of Landing. Regarding refusal of landing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) as of July 1 However, the Immigration announced some example cases where re-entry from these countries are allowed for those who departed from Japan with Re-Entry permit (including Special Re-Entry) before the date where landing refusal measure has been taken place. Specific examples of...

What's New? · 02/07/2020
Updated on June 30: Office hours at Yokohama Immigration Regional Bureau (including Kawasaki Branch Office) back to regular hours, from 9:00 to 16:00.