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Japan to ease Visa Requirements for Philippines

To strengthen the tourism in Japan, according to the Japanese Embassy in Manila, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan approved "substantial relaxations of visa requirements" for tourist visas issued for specific countries namely, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Japan Visa Requirements made more easier for Philippines
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GoodFilipino.com also noted that the simplified Tourist Visa Requirements is made to help Japan to achieve it's goal of attracting 20 million foreign visitors by 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympics and Paralympics, this is according to The Yomiuri Shimbun.

The embassy said, “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.”

With this step, Japanese officials believe tourist that enters Japan will doubled against last year.

However, details of the said requirements have not yet been announce neither the date of implementation. But for now, please do bookmark this page for more update regarding the steps and procedures of the Japan Visa Requirements. Will post it here once available. Thank you for reading.



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