Temporary Suspension of the Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel（28 December,2020）
Temporary Suspension of the Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel
On December 26, the Japanese Government decided on a new set of measures for border enforcement. The details are as follows.
(English) Please refer to here.
- Temporary suspension of the Phased Measures for Resuming Cross-Border Travel
(Note 1) The suspension will commence from midnight (Japan time) on 28 December.
(Note 2) As a general rule, those who have applied for a visa with the submission of a written pledge and are already in possession of a visa that has already been issued, will be admitted to Japan.
However, this excludes those who have stayed in the United Kingdom or the Republic of South Africa within 14 days prior to the date of application for landing in Japan, and those who are to enter Japan after midnight (Japan time) on 4 January 2021 and have stayed in a country/region subject to denial of entry within 14 days prior to the date of application for landing in Japan.
- Visa application without a written pledge
In addition, those who have been issued such visas will be allowed to enter Japan after 28 December.
(Points to note)
- The validity of visas issued by the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong before 8 March 2020 is now being suspended.
- Visa exemptions for Hong Kong and Macau are still suspended.