Travel and Visa

How to Reach Kumamoto

TEMTIA-IX will be held in the 100th Anniversary Memorial Hall located on the Kurokami South Campus of Kumamoto University.


  • Anyone entering Japan must have a valid passport.
    In addition, delegates from particular countries must have a visa issued by The Japanese Embassy or Consulate General in their home country.
  • Consult your local Japanese Embassy or Consulate Generals as to whether you require a visa. Please note that the standard processing period can take more than a month to obtain a visa.

    ・ For general information on visas, visit the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • The Secretariat can issue a letter of invitation and necessary documents upon request to those who need a visa.
  • In order to issue an invitation letter, delegates must:

    ・ Complete online registration and fee must be paid in full. If a visa is applied for but not granted, the Organizing Committee will determine the appropriate refund after the conference.

  • A letter of invitation will be issued after registration and payment are completed.
    The letter of invitation for VISA application does not provide any financial support.