Travel to Japan


Dear travelers to Japan: It is recommended to take out an overseas travel insurance

An overseas travel insurance makes you feel secure, even in emergencies, and you can enjoy your trip.
Medical expenses can be very high in Japan. If the travel insurance you purchased offers sufficient coverage of treatment costs, you can receive treatment without concern.
It is recommended to have an overseas travel insurance with travel support for hospital referrals, medical interpretation, and cashless medical servi


Importing/bringing medicine into Japan for personal use
Q&A with application forms (Via the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
Information for those bringing medicines for personal use into Japan(Embassyof Japan in Australia)
* For more information please refer to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.


Q: I would like to bring plants / animals into Japan. Where can I obtain information on quarantines?

A: Please refer to:
The Plant Protection Station Website
The Animal Qurantine Website
Embassy of Japan in Australia -Quarantine
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries -Animal Quarantine