This is a Project Japan Post

japan-flag

 

Relaxation of Visa Requirements for Nationals of

Indonesia, the Philippines, Viet Nam and India

 

June 17, 2014

 

 

 

Following today’s meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Promotion of Japan as a Tourism-Oriented Country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided to endeavour to realize the exemption of visa requirements as promptly as possible and to implement, as an initial step, the following substantial relaxations of visa requirements for nationals of Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam, in cooperation with these partner countries.

 

The objectives of these measures are to promote Japan as a tourism-oriented country with the even higher goal of attracting 20 million foreign visitors, to contribute to growth strategies as well as the promotion of people-to-people exchanges. The details of the measures including the beginning date of application are currently under consideration.

 

For national of the Philippines  multiple-entry visa requirements will be substantially relaxed, and requirements for single-entry tourism visas will be relaxed to a quasi-exemption-equivalent level when applied via specified travel agencies.

Reference: http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/pressandspeech/press/visa_relaxed.html

If it matters, my friend and I are planning to visit Japan in winter. We already have our tickets booked, and relaxing the requirements for the Japan visit Visa will boost my/our confidence in setting foot in the Land of the Rising Sun and Arashi.  *winkwink*

Here’s t crossing our fingers and toes!

lstaralmira

Advertisements

Your 2 cents?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s