Vietnamese visa for Japanese citizens

A visa is NOT required for Japanese passport holders visiting Vietnam for a short-term stay: 15 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Japanese citizens to enter Vietnam for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 15 days
Evisa Vietnam e-visa for Japanese citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Vietnam visa on arrival for Japanese citizens Not Available

Vietnam tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Japanese passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Vietnam.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Vietnam.

If you are looking for Vietnam visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Japan, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Vietnam nearest your place of residence.

  • Tokyo: The Embassy of Vietnam in Tokyo, Japan (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 49 minutes)
  • Kushiro: The Honorary Consulate of Vietnam in Kushiro, Japan (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 49 minutes)
  • Nagoya: The Honorary Consulate of Vietnam in Nagoya, Japan (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 49 minutes)
  • Fukuoka: The Consulate General of Vietnam in Fukuoka, Japan (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 49 minutes)
  • Osaka: The Consulate General of Vietnam in Osaka, Japan (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 49 minutes)

Vietnam visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Vietnam diplomatic mission offices to Japan for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Japan traveling to Vietnam from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Japan) estimated Change (%)
2008 462,258 N/A
2009 495,964 7.29%
2010 476,703 -3.88%
2011 481,519 1.01%
2012 576,386 19.70%
2013 604,050 4.80%
2014 647,956 7.27%
2015 671,379 3.61%
2016 740,592 10.31%
2017 798,119 7.77%
2018 826,674 3.58%
2019 951,962 15.16%
2020 200,346 -78.95%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Vietnam & Japan comparison

Vietnam's area is approximately 310,070 km2 (119,718 sq mi), while the area of Japan is approximately 364,555 km2 (140,755 sq mi). This means Japan is 17.57% larger than Vietnam.

As of March 2021, Vietnam's population is ~112.9 million people - 6,953,370 fewer people than the population of Japan.

We have highlighted Vietnam & Japan’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Vietnam Japan Difference
Population (est 2021) 112,870,082 119,823,452 7.0 million fewer people live in Vietnam than Japan
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 96 247 Vietnam has 151 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Japan.
Travel freedom (2021) 21 142 Vietnam passport holders visit 121 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 107 421 Vietnamese hosts 314 fewer foreign missions than Japan.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Japan travel to Vietnam in one year?

The number of visitors from Japan visiting Vietnam in 2020 was approximately 200,346.

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