Letters from Japan – Winter 2023

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After a long but a very long wait – 2.5 years – Japanese government had, in October 2022, finally decided to re-welcome the foreign visitors and lift the visa, tour group and the guide requirement. Visa exemption still applied to those from countries that were included in the visa waiver list prior to COVID-19 Pandemic. Now, as of 8 May 2023, Japan finally joins the countries which have long returned to the entry regime that was in place prior to the pandemic.

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