In March 2024, Japan will roll out its first Digital Nomad Visa program. We will update this article as soon as possible.

This guide will walk you through the requirements, application process, and benefits of the Japanese digital nomad visa. Whether you're a freelancer, entrepreneur, or remote employee, this program offers a unique opportunity to combine work and travel.

🌱 International health insurance for Japan

Genki Resident is an international health insurance that meets all requirements to apply for Japan's Digital Nomad Visa.
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🚀 Start From March 2024

The official start of the Digital Nomad Visa Japan will be in March 2024. The Japanese government has announced the visa, but not all of the details yet. We will update this article as more information is released.

💐 6-Months Digital Nomad Visa

The Digital Nomad Visa Japan allows remote working travelers to live and work from Japan. The Digital Nomad Visa is valid for 180 days.

🍪 Benefits

  • Legal stay for those who want to stay longer than 90 days on a tourist visa.
  • Updates coming soon.
Japan for nomads
From the pink-colored countryside during the cherry blossom, snow-peaked Mount Fuji, or flickering neon signs of Tokyo - Japan is a mesmerizing country. Japan is for foodies, nature and outdoor lovers, culturally interested travelers, tech enthusiasts, and those seeking a spot where history and mode…

👩🏽‍💻 Who can apply?

  • This visa is for citizens of 49 countries. Details coming soon.
  • Employees who work for a company outside of Japan.
  • A freelancer or entrepreneur who works for clients outside of Japan.
  • A freelancer or employee who works for a foreign company in Japan.

🎛️ Requirements

  • Proof of annual income no less than €68,300.
  • A valid passport and completed application form.
  • International health insurance covers your entire stay in Japan.
Genki's 🌍 Genki Resident is your international health insurance for Japan. Check prices here.

💸 Incomes tax

  • Details coming soon.

💌 How to apply?

  • Details coming soon.

☂️ Your health insurance for Japan

Genki offers international health insurance for digital nomads and long-term travelers. It covers preventive care, mental health care, dental and vision care, and much more!

Genki Resident

  • Region of cover: Worldwide. Every single country.
  • Period of cover: As long as you want. Life-long if you wish. The minimum contract is 1 year with a monthly payment plan.
  • Home country: Cover up to 180 days per year.
  • Genki Resident basic: Preventive care, telemedicine, medically necessary search and rescue, inpatient psychotherapy, alternative treatments, osteopathy, chiropractic, physiotherapy, dental and vision care, prenatal care, and childbirth as well as COVID treatments.
  • Genki Resident premium: Genki Resident basic + Vaccinations, medical checkups, eyesight correction surgeries, glasses, and contact lenses, dental cleaning twice per year, outpatient psychotherapy, outpatient rehabilitation measure, or first-trimester screening and amniocentesis.
  • Monthly costs: Genki Resident is available for everyone of any age. The monthly fee depends on the result of a medical questionnaire, your age, the chosen deductible, and the region of cover (incl. or excl. USA and Canada).
Easy-to-get residencies
Stay hustle-free for a longer period of time, long-term, and even permanently in one place. Establish a home base you can return to, and get comfortable for a while without the hustle of moving around. The following list introduces some countries with easy-to-get long-stay visas and residencies. P…
Countries with nomad visas
The rise of remote-working people has increased over the past years, and many countries hope to benefit from the new form of tourism by issuing digital nomad visas. This new type of visa allows you to stay in a country longer than the average tourist visa. A digital nomad visa