Q-1. Is it possible to enter Japan with a child included in a parents' passport?
A-1. It is possible on the condition that the passport holder and the person included in the passport travel together and both have obtained a visa to enter Japan. (However, persons from countries which have visa exemption arrangements with Japan do not have to obtain a visa prior to the entry into Japan based on the conditions agreed.)
Q-2. At which age will an individual passport be obligatory for the child?
A-2. Japan does not have any specific requirements. The individual just has to fulfill the requirements imposed by his country. However, the passport holder and the person included in the passport may not travel independently as stated above. In case of independent traveling, an individual passport is required. On the other hand foreign nationals exceeding the age of 16 must hold a passport or an alien registration card according to paragraph 23 of the Japanese Immigration Law.
Q-3. Does a child included in her parents' passport have to obtain a visa?
A-3. All foreign nationals, inclusive persons included in passports must obtain a relevant entry visa to Japan. (However, persons from countries having visa exemption arrangements with Japan do not have to obtain a visa prior to the entry into Japan based on the conditions agreed.)
Q-4. May children included in passports other than their parents' (grandparents other relatives or friends) enter Japan?
A-4. I f complying with national rules, entry into Japan is possible.
Q-5. Does Japan have any specific requirements concerning the validity of Danish passports upon entering Japan?
A-6. The passport must be valid upon entering Japan. However, it is recommended that the passport holder renews his passport if it will expire during his stay in Japan.
Q-6. Is possible to enter Japan with a non machine-readable passport?
A-7. Japan accepts both machine-readable and non machine-readable passports.
Q-7 What are the visa requirements for Danish citizens.
A-8. Please consult this page