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Japan Again Open!

Perfect Kinkakuji in the sunlight. Pond and trees in the foreground.

June 15, 2022

Good news for foreign nationals who want to visit Japan. Foreign nationals newly entering Japan for short-term tourism have been allowed to enter Japan since June 10, 2022, but only when a travel agency in Japan, (among other organizations), serves as the receiving organization of the applicants. This is in addition to Japan nationals, relatives, dependents and people with work or study reasons who have certificate of eligibility who are already allowed to visit. For most up-to-date information visit the website below and read up about applying for a visa. Demand is high as you might expect, so apply early. Happy travels!

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Japan Studies Program

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle WA, 98195-3650