Overseas Spectators

Welcome to Overseas Spectators web page of Tokyo 2020!
Before you plan your travel to Japan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, please check the following information which may be useful for you.

Basic guidance and information about Japan

For people visiting Japan for the first time.
Helping You Plan (ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)
旅游攻略 基本信息 |(简体中文)(Open in a new window)
여행준비정보 기본정보(한국어)(Open in a new window)
Guides et voyagistes(Français) (Open in a new window)
Información práctica (Español)(Open in a new window)

Airport Access Tips

Japan has multiple international and local airports across the islands. Please find the best access from/to the airport you will be flying into/from here.
Airport Access(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)
国际机场(简体中文)(Open in a new window)
교통정보 공항 이동 안내(한국어)(Open in a new window)
Transports aériens(Français)(Open in a new window)
Transporte aéreo (Español)(Open in a new window)


You may be able to find some unique types of accommodations here in Japan to enjoy your stay during the Tokyo 2020 Games time. Information about the accommodations related to the Games will also be posted here.
Japan Hotel Ryokan Search(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)
住宿信息(简体中文)(Open in a new window)
숙박정보 -호텔(한국어)(Open in a new window)
Hébergement(Français)(Open in a new window)
Alojamiento(Español)(Open in a new window)


Transportation system in Japan is built very convenient for all the travelers to move around the cities. Please check here to help you reach your destination.
Getting Around(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)
交通信息 (简体中文)(Open in a new window)
교통정보 -철도(한국어)(Open in a new window)
Transports(Français)(Open in a new window)
Transporte(Español)(Open in a new window)


To make sure you will be able to enter and stay in Japan without any trouble, please check here for the information for foreign nationals about visas, including the application procedures. Exemption of Visa depends on your nationality, regions and period of stay.

Visa Application Procedures for Short-Term Stay (up to 90 days)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan : Exemption of Visa (Short-Term Stay)(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)

Details to fill Visa application
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan : VISA / Residing in Japan(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)

For applying Visa to Japanese Embassies, Consulates and Permanent
Japanese Embassies, Consulates and Permanent Missions(ENGLISH)(Open in a new window)


No vaccination is required to enter Japan.

Climate and weather advisories

Information on weather and geography in Japan.
Weather & Geography(Open in a new window)

Summer in Japan is expected to be very hot and humid.
Please be advised that countermeasures against heat are necessary.
Heat illness prevention/countermeasures(Open in a new window)

Assistance dogs

Information about assistance dogs for person with physical impairment.
Assistance Dogs for Persons with Physical Disabilities(Open in a new window)

Tickets for Tokyo 2020 Games

The tickets for overseas will become available via National Olympic Committees (NOC) or authorized ticket resellers (ATR) of each country or territory. Please be ready for the information about the ATR and the tickets release dates which will be announced on our Tokyo 2020 website!