Easy and Flexible with
Travel eSIM

  • No need to pick up a physical SIM!
  • Flexible data amount 1~ 200GB
  • Usage period 3 – 90 days
  • English support
Buy 2 or more to get (-500) yen each!

What is eSIM?

eSIM is a virtual version of a physical SIM card, that is embedded into your device.
Quick to buy and easy to install. eSIM can be used in any compatible unlocked
mobile phone, tablet, smart watch, etc.

Travel eSIM

  • Receive installation QR code by email.
  • You do not have to worry about losing/breaking the item for eSIMs.
  • Flexibility on data amount and rental period.
  • Better for environment, no additional plastic.

Travel physical SIM

  • Receive the physical SIM card at a location.
  • Simply insert it into your phone.
  • The majority of the phones will have a SIM card slot.
  • Unlimited plan within the purchased date.*
    *With FUP (fair usage policy)

The best Japan tourist eSIM

Sakura Mobile Japan Tourist eSIM has well-selected features for your trip to Japan.
Features listed below are very useful for your smooth travel.
With our eSIM, all you need to do is to have fun with your trip.

Fully online

Apply online and start using your eSIM after reading the QR code. No physical SIM is required, so you do not have to worry about delivery.

Flexible plan

You can choose the amount of data you want to use according to your travel plans. If you run out of data, you can always add more.

Secure payment

We accept credit card issued outside of Japan. Paypal is also accepted.

English support

Everything is available in English or your language. Of course technical support is provided in English too.

Why choose Sakura Mobile?

No.1 Network in Japan

Sakura Mobile operates under NTT docomo network, Japan's most chosen network since the beginning of cellphone history. Docomo has been developing solid network throughout the country since then. Stay connected in every part of Japan.

Chosen by travelers

We are one of the top wireless service providers for your Japan trip.
We position ourselves as a service provider, not just a SIM card seller. Let us handle what we're good at, so you can enjoy Japan to the fullest.
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Is your phone eSIM compatible?

Check your phone's eSIM compatibility before purchasing an eSIM.

  • iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE 3 (2022)
  • iPhone SE 2 (2020)
  • iPad Pro 12.9" (3rd generation and later)
  • iPad Pro 11" (1st generation and later)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation and later)
  • iPad 10.2 inch (7th generation and later)
  • iPad (7th generation and later)
  • iPad mini (5th generation and later)

Notes about Apple devices

  • The following Apple devices are not compatible with eSIM:
    The China, Hong Kong and Macau version of Apple watches / iPhones.
  • Galaxy S24 Ultra
  • Galaxy S24+
  • Galaxy S24
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy S23+
  • Galaxy S23
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5
  • Galaxy Z Fold 5
  • Galaxy A54 5G
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22
  • Galaxy Z Flip 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy M23 5G
  • Galaxy A23 5G
  • Galaxy S22 SCG13
  • Galaxy S22 SC-51C
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy S21+ 5G
  • Galaxy S21 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
  • Galaxy Z Fold
  • Galaxy Note20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note20 5G
  • Galaxy Note20
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S20+ 5G
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 5G
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
  • Galaxy Fold

Notes about Android devices

  • Depending on the country in which it was purchased, there was may cases where models featured in the above list are not compatible with eSIM.
    Please get in touch with your local carrier/local device brand store to ensure your devices are eSIM capable.
  • Google Pixel 8a
  • Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Google Pixel 8
  • Google Pixel 7a
  • Google Pixel Fold
  • Google Pixel 7 Pro
  • Google Pixel 7
  • Google Pixel 6a
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro
  • Google Pixel 6
  • Google Pixel 5a (5G)
  • Google Pixel 5
  • Google Pixel 4a (5G)
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4 XL
  • Google Pixel 4
  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • HUAWEI P40 Pro 5G
  • motorola Mobility moto g52j 5G
  • OPPO (Reno7 A/OPPO A55s 5G/OPPO Find X3 Pro/Reno5 A/OPPO A73)
  • Xiaomi (Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G/Redmi Note 10T/Xiaomi 12T Pro)

Notes about Android devices

  • Depending on the country in which it was purchased, there was may cases where models featured in the above list are not compatible with eSIM.
    Please get in touch with your local carrier/local device brand store to ensure your devices are eSIM capable.

Didn't find your device?
Worry not! We've got you covered with our physical SIM card and pocket WiFi plans!

Choose eSIM for your travel plans

Select Start Date and End Date to see your price options
(Prices below do not include tax)

Start Date
End Date

How to order and activate eSIM

1. Order

First, book your eSIM by choosing your usage dates in the calendar above.

2. Check e-mail

An e-mail will be sent to you right after your order is completed. Please access the QR code from the link inside the e-mail.

3. Activate

Use QR code and activate the eSIM. You will then be able to use it immediately.

How to activate

A WiFi connection is required when activating your eSIM.

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If you are not sure how much data you need to purchase, then we will recommend about 200MB ~ 1GB per day, depending on personal habit and lifestyle.
However, if it is not enough, you can always do a TopUp.
If you are a heavy-user, please kindly contact us to discuss the suitable plan for you.

In general, to check if your device is locked or not, we will ask you to contact the shop/service provider where you bought it from for a certain answer.

For iPhone user :
Please open Settings > General > About > "Carrier Lock."
If it says "No SIM Restrictions," you should be able to use our eSIM.
However, if it says "SIM locked", that means your device is a network-locked device, and you cannot use our eSIM.

For Android user :
You must contact the phone carrier company to see if your phone is carrier-unlocked or not. If you have used an eSIM card outside of your home country before, you should be able to use our eSIM as well.

Please install the eSIM profile after you arrive in Japan.
We sometimes see occasional errors when the eSIM is installed outside of Japan.
Also, please note that the day you install our eSIM will be the day that rental period starts.

  • If you purchase the eSIM before you arrive in Japan, then we will recommend you to install the eSIM on the day of arrival, as this will be the 1st day of the 10 days period.
  • If you purchase the eSIM when you are in Japan, you can install it anytime depending on your needs, and that day will be the 1st day of the 10 days period.
  • * e.g.Installing the eSIM at 00:00 on January 1 means you can use the eSIM until 23:59 on January 10.
  • * e.g.Installing the eSIM at 23:59 on January 1 means you can use the eSIM until 23:59 on January 10.

Important information regarding the eSIM installation.

  1. You will need a stable internet/WiFi connection when installing the eSIM profile.
  2. The eSIM can only be installed once. Please DO NOT delete/remove your eSIM from your device after the successful installation.

No, you cannot make direct phone calls or send SMS text messages. Our travel eSIM plans provide data only.
Telephone services such as Texts (SMS) and calls are not possible using a Data-only eSIM.

However, you can use internet connection-based calls and messages (i.g. WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, LINE, etc.)
Or, if you are using an iPhone, you should be able to use iMessage and Facetime.
If you would like to have a Japanese phone number, you may consider our Voice+Data SIM / eSIM, which will allow you to make / receive voice call as well as SMS.

Please see here for more information : https://www.sakuramobile.jp/long-term/voice-data-sim/

Get your travel eSIM now!

Book online now or feel free to talk to us for more information.