STEP 1. What should you do before entering Japan

You should take care of the following before entering Japan:

  • Obtain a visa
  • Get a Japanese phone number
  • Find temporary housing

It takes time to obtain a visa and find housing in Japan. We recommend that you work on these simultaneously.

Please refer to each page for the details!


STEP 1-1. Obtain a visa

STEP 1-2. Find temporary housing

STEP 1-3. Get a Japanese phone number

STEP 1-4. What else should I do before my move to Japan?


You are now done with everything you need to do before your departure!

You should now be ready for your flight!

Once you are ready, go over what you will need to do when you enter Japan.

Take a look at STEP 2.

Go to STEP 2.

The information contained in this article is based on the information available as of March 31, 2023.