Visitors to Japan must obtain a visa from one of the Japanese diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries. The Government  of Japan currently allows citizens of 68 countries/territories to travel to Japan for tourism or business without having to obtain a visa.

Japan plans to introduce an electronic system for tourist visa applications in April 2020


For visa support letters, please send a request to LM2019 Contact 
The information below should be included in the request:

1. Name (as it appears on attendee’s passport)
2. Passport photo
3. Mailing address
4. Attendee’s registration confirmation number
5. Authors may indicate their paper title.  Speakers can provide the title of their talk.
6. Email address of where a copy of the letter can be sent


Please Note:

The invitation letter is meant only to help the conference participants to obtain a visa and not to provide any type of financial support. Visa letters will be issued only after paying the conference registration fee.