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JAPAN – Digital Nomad Visa Launched   

April 18, 2024

Digital Nomad visa allows foreign nationals to live and work remotely in Japan for up to 6 months in a 12-month period.

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JAPAN – eVisa Extended to 11 Countries

August 11, 2023

The JAPAN eVISA system for short-term tourist visits to Japan, has been extended to foreign nationals residing in 11 countries:

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JAPAN – Immigration Framework Review for Digital Nomads

May 15, 2023

The Japanese Government laid out its plans to attract highly skilled foreign talent and is considering implementation of an immigration framework for digital nomads.

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JAPAN – New Visa System Launched

April 27, 2023

To attract individuals with highly specialized skills, Japan has created a new two new entry regimes: J-Skip and J-Find.

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CHINA – Consular Posts in Japan Resume Issuing Visas

January 30, 2023

Effective immediately, Chinese consular posts in Japan have resumed issuing Chinese ordinary visas to Japanese citizens.

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CHINA: Restrictions on Travelers from Japan, South Korea

January 12, 2023

Due to concern over rising COVID rates in China, the government of South Korea stopped issuing tourist visas to Chinese citizens. In return, Chinese consular posts in Japan and South Korea have suspended issuing Chinese visas of various kinds to Japanese and South Korean citizens.

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JAPAN: On Arrival COVID-19 Test for Travelers from China to Japan

December 28, 2022

Effective 30 December 2022, an on-arrival COVID-19 test is mandated for travelers from China to Japan.

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JAPAN: Ports Reopening For Cruise Ships

December 14, 2022

Japan announced on 15 November 2022 the country will start re-opening ports for international cruise ships. Cruise operations are expected to slowly resume.

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JAPAN: Certificate of Eligibility (COE) Concessions To Be Discontinued

October 28, 2022

The Immigration Services Agency of Japan has indicated special provisions taken during the Covid outbreak to extend the validity of the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) may not be extended indefinitely. The ISA provides details on current COE extensions.

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JAPAN: Easing of Border Restrictions

September 29, 2022

The Japanese government has announced the easing of the country's border restrictions from 11 October 2022.

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