For holders of valid visas issued before April 3rd 2020, who have not yet entered Japan (ATT: working holiday)


If you were issued a visa before April 3rd 2020, and have not yet entered Japan, and the visa is still valid, you will need a Written Pledge to enter Japan.

Specifically, working holiday visa holders in this situation will need a Written Pledge to cover their COVID-19 related risks.

The Written Pledge must be filled out by a company or registered organization, not an individual. For more details about the Written Pledge, please see this page. 

You can also contact us for more details at or at 02 6273 3244. 

If you are holding another valid visa (such as a multiple entry visa), please contact the Embassy or Consulate where you applied to check if you need a Written Pledge or any other document before entering Japan.