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Japan to Reopen Borders for International Tourists Part of Packaged Tours From June 10

Japan will welcome international travelers from June 10, following the government’s decision to reopen its borders after keeping them closed for two years due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The decision has been confirmed by Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, while he said that the borders will be open for package tours, for now, VisaGuide.World reports. …

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Japan to Abolish COVID Entry Restrictions for Arrivals From 106 Countries

Authorities in Japan have announced that the country will lift the entry restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 for arrivals from 106 countries, including those from the United Kingdom, the United States, and France. Such a decision has been confirmed by the country’s government and comes as part of efforts to further abolish the restrictions …

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Japan Lifts Entry Ban for Internationals, Tourists Still Banned From Entering

Citizens from other countries are now permitted to enter Japan after the latter’s government has abolished the entry ban imposed on arrivals from other countries as an effort to halt the further spread of the Coronavirus and its new variants. In addition, according to local media in Japan, the country has increased the maximum daily …

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Japan to Reinforce Screening of Visa Applications to Hinder Technology Theft

Aiming to strengthen national economic security, the Japanese government has introduced more rigorous rules regarding visa applications for international students and persons seeking to carry out research at universities in Japan. Japan’s government has announced the move, expressing its commitment to work more towards issues related to economic security during the next fiscal year. The …

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Japan to Permit International Long-Term Visa Holders to Enter From October

Authorities in Japan have decided to gradually permit entry for internationals who have recently obtained long-term visas, starting from October, as a part of the country’s effort to relax further the imposed restrictions, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced. Even though Prime Minister Suga did not clarify which nationalities would be the first one …

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Japan to Permit Re-Entry of Visa Holders From Next Month

Authorities in Japan are discussing the possibility to permit international visa holders to re-enter the country from next month, according to Japan’s national broadcasting network NHK. In April, Japan banned the entry for citizens from 146 countries in an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, VisaGuide.World reports. Due to the entry bans …

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Japan Extends Visa Suspensions Until End of May Due to Coronavirus

The Japanese Government has decided to extend the visa suspension process for foreign citizens until the end of May, in a bid to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). On April 1, the Foreign Ministry announced that it had suspended visas and short-stay visa waivers for more than 100 countries until at least the …

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Internationals Stranded in Japan Ask Visa Extensions Amid Coronavirus

The Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau has received a large number of requests from internationals stranded in the country asking to extend their visas amid coronavirus pandemic. Due to coronavirus, a large share of countries worldwide have cancelled flights and banned entry for foreigners in an effort to tackle the spread of the infection, VisaGuide.World reports. …

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Japan-Russia Visa-Free Program to Be Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The visa-free exchange program between Japan and Russia will be put off this year, due to coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese government announced. The Japanese part seeks to begin this year’s exchanging program in July, though the program normally starts in May, but the Russian government is concerned that the infection could be spread during the …

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