Visa Requirements

In order to enter Japan, all participants need a valid passport.
Visas may be required for participants from some countries.

Invitation letter for visa applicants

International participants may need an official letter of invitation from the WDS2021 Secretariat in order to obtain a visa.

If you require an official invitation letter, please contact at

with the following information:

  • your passport number
  • date of birth
  • date of passport issue and expiry date.

You will receive your official letter of invitation by email.
For any further queries, please contact at