Japan to Reinforce Screening of Visa Applications to Hinder Technology Theft

By |2020-10-12T17:12:47+02:00October 12th, 2020|Japan Visa/Passport News|

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 [...]

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

By |2020-09-30T09:26:02+02:00September 30th, 2020|Japan Visa/Passport News|

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 to Permit Re-Entry of Visa Holders From Next Month

By |2020-08-28T13:09:02+02:00August 28th, 2020|Japan Visa/Passport News|

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 [...]

Japan Extends Visa Suspensions Until End of May Due to Coronavirus

By |2020-04-22T19:02:10+02:00April 22nd, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News|

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, [...]

Internationals Stranded in Japan Ask Visa Extensions Amid Coronavirus

By |2020-04-05T15:56:58+02:00April 5th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News, US Visa/Passport News|

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 [...]

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

By |2020-08-26T10:25:16+02:00April 4th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News, Russia Visa/Passport News|

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 [...]

Japan to Ban Entry for Foreign Travelers

By |2020-03-30T09:12:54+02:00March 30th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News|

Japan has decided to temporarily suspend entry for nationals of several countries that are profoundly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly virus. Countries that [...]

Japan Restricts Non-Essential Travel Abroad Due to Coronavirus

By |2020-04-01T08:35:45+02:00March 27th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News|

The Japanese Government has asked its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel abroad, as they fight to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Japan’s Foreign Ministry has raised its travel advisory [...]

Japan Has Invalidated Visas Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-27T18:16:56+02:00March 26th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News|

Japan has joined the countless other countries that have imposed severe travel restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe announced that starting from March 21, [...]

Tokyo Olympics Postponed to 2021 Due to Coronavirus

By |2020-03-27T15:57:20+02:00March 24th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News|

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summer Olympics, as well as the Paralympic Games, were both scheduled to be held in Tokyo from June to [...]

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