Notice at entry point in Japan
1. In accordance with the above visa exemption, the duration of stay in Japan to be given to Malaysian Nationals at that time of entry inspection will be for maximum 90 days. (Those who plan to stay for more than 90 days or work in Japan, remain required to obtain a visa as before.)
For information on visa application.
2. When you enter into Japan, your entry permit will be issued at the entry point by the Japan immigration (This is the same for those who enter into Japan with a valid travel visa). Please take note that you might be asked about your purpose of visiting Japan or requested to submit necessary documents (For example: Return flight tickets & etc.).
Please be aware that you might be denied entry if you are entering Japan for short-term stay but the total duration of your stay in Japan in a year exceeds 180 days.
3. Any foreign national who falls under any of the following conditions among others are not allowed to enter Japan ever after the implementation of visa exemption for Malaysian Nationals which started from July 2013.
(1) A person who has been deported from Japan for overstaying and the stipulated period of denial of landing has not elapsed from the date of deportation,
(2) A person who has been convicted of violation of any law or regulation of Japan or of any other countries, and has been sentenced to imprisonment with or without work for 1 year or more or to equivalent penalty,
(3) A person who possesses any narcotics or psychotropic substances illegally.
The grounds for denial of landing on foreign nationals are stipulated in Article 5 of Japan Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.
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If you need to enter Japan due to exceptional circumstances such as humanitarian grounds, you are advised to contact the Consulate well in advance.