Japan Announce The Visa-Free Tourist Travel on September 2022

You need to know if there are terms and conditions to be able to vacation without a visa in Japan.
28 Sep 2022 ·By Ayurizka Purwadhania
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After the current Covid-19 pandemic was declared endemic by the WHO, Japan officially opened a tourist permit for tourists from various countries to vacation in Japan. This is undoubtedly good news for those who make Japan a holiday destination at the end of this year.

Japan is known for its various culinary, cultural, and beautiful tours and, of course, enjoyable to explore while on vacation. The opening of this permit was conveyed directly by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida some time ago.

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's Official Statement

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida stated, "We will remove the limit on the number of people entering the country, and will continue to accept individual travel and visa-free travel," Kishida was quoted as saying by the Nikkei on September 22, 2022.

Even though tourists are now free to vacation in Japan, you need to know if there are terms and conditions to be able to vacation without a visa in Japan.

Terms & Conditions to Go to Japan Visa-Free

The following are the terms & conditions for going to Japan visa-free that you need to know:

  • Must be vaccinated 3 times with the following conditions:
    • 2x AstraZeneca, Pfizer, or Moderna Vaccines
    • 1x Booster Pfizer or Moderna
    • Travelers who perform booster vaccines using AstraZeneca must perform PCR within 72 hours before departure to Japan.
  • Have an active e-passport
  • Fill out the form and register your e-passport. You can fill out this form provided by the Japanese Embassy.
  • Receive proof of registration. This proof is used as a statement if you can have a visit of 15 days, and this proof is valid for 3 years or until the passport's expiration date.

So that's the terms and information you should know about the requirements to go to Japan visa-free, hope it helps!

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