Japan Releases Digital Nomad Visa in 2024

Have you caught wind of the latest news? Japan will release a visa for digital nomads, granting them a six-month stay. While it is no secret that securing a digital nomad visa in Asia is stricter compared to other regions like Europe, being well-prepared and understanding the requirements can pave the way for an exciting experience in Japan.

Let’s delve into the essential prerequisites for obtaining the Digital Nomad Visa:

Requirements to Get a Digital Nomad Visa:

  • A valid passport
  • Applicants must have an annual income of at least ¥10 million.
  • Applicants are required to be enrolled in an international health insurance.

*The final list of requirements for the digital nomad visa is yet to be finalized.

Read more about the requirements and eligible countries for a digital nomad visa.

What’s in it for the Digital Nomads?

With the Digital Nomad Visa, individuals can enjoy an extended stay of up to six months, offering enough time to immerse themselves in Japan’s rich culture and vibrant lifestyle. Plus, this visa offers a unique advantage for nationals from visa-exempt countries, providing a preferable alternative to the standard tourist visa, which typically allows for a 90-day visa-free stay. However, digital nomad visa holders will not be eligible to obtain a residence card.

Choosing the Perfect Base

Consider Kobe in the Kansai region as your ideal home away from home, where the tranquility of nature seamlessly blends with the city.

Where to Stay in Kobe

Kobe offers the perfect combination of serene landscapes and bustling city life, offering digital nomads an exciting experience in the enriching Japanese culture. Whether you seek the tranquility of Mount Rokko or the bustling downtown Kobe, our fully furnished apartment units in Renostyle Nunobiki ensures you a comfortable and convenient stay during those six months.

With Japan’s upcoming Digital Nomad Visa paving the way for a unique and rewarding experience, seize the opportunity to start a new adventure in this captivating country.