Bringing a guide dog or service dog to Japan Home › Forums › Destinations › Asia › Japan Discussion › Bringing a guide dog or service dog to Japan Tagged: guide dog, Japan, service dog, vi, Visual impairment 0 replies, 1 voice Last updated by Accessible Japan 2 months, 1 week ago Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts December 5, 2018 at 3:56 pm #7312 Accessible JapanParticipant @AccessibleJapan Unfortunately, there are many rules surrounding bringing guide dogs and service dogs to Japan. You must actually apply to get a “Temporary Certificate for foreign Assistance Dog Users” from a certifying organization. Here is a PDF of the procedures from the government: https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/000434841.pdf It is unfortunate there are extra hurdles, but it is nice to see the government has at least provided materials in English! 1 user thanked author for this post. atf-admin Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.