VISA Information

  • International attendees except for citizens of “Countries and Regions Exempt for VISA” need a VISA to travel to Japan. Click HERE for countries not needing a VISA.
  • Documents required for VISA application may differ depending on the nationality fo the applicant.
  • We strongly recommend that applicants first contact the nearest embassy/ consulate gerenal for more information.

More Details ▶ VISA / Residing in Japan
More Details ▶ Procedures to obtain visa for short-term stay

  • For the purpose of a visa application, a “generic” invitation letter can be downloaded HERE. If you still need a “personalized” invitation letter to apply for a visa, please indicate it during your online registration process.

Request of VISA-Application Supporting Documents/Personalized Invitation Letter

Deadline to request visa-application supporting documents is Friday 17 August 2018 at 23:59 Japan Standard Time (GMT +9). Requests after this date will not be accepted.

Request of VISA-Application Supporting Documents

NOTE: During 29 JUNE to 9 JULY, documents processing will be halted or slow down. Please send your requests early!!


Conference Sponsors

         RESTEC   CGER   Tokyo Dylec Corporation   TOYOFUJI SHIPPING CO.,LTD.   Shoreline Science Research, Inc.   Picarro, Inc.   Diamond Air Service Inc.   Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene   SHIMADZU CORPORATION, Koichi Tanaka Mass Spectrometry Research Laboratory   Japan Meteorological Corporation      World Meteorological Organization   Nippon Thermo Co., Ltd.   MDPI   GEF   MEIWAFOSIS   Taiyo Corporation   ITEC Science Co.,Ltd   SUURI-KEIKAKU Co.,Ltd   Springer  

Early Career Program Sponsors

APN  National Science Foundation  National Aeronautics and Space Administration  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  World Meteorological Organization  Global Atmosphere Watch           

Cooperating Societies


Supporting Organizations

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)   Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan   Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism   Science Council of Japan   NIES                                    Kagawa University