The Japanese government has released new entry restrictions that took effect September 17th.

The following exceptional circumstances allow entry to Japan:

  1. Foreign nationals entering Japan with a re-entry permit (including a special re-entry permit)
  2. Foreign nationals newly entering Japan: who departed from Japan with a re-entry permit before August 31, 2020 and who were not permitted to re-enter Japan due to the validity period of the re-entry permission expired after the country/region of stay was designated and area subject to denial of landing.

Please contact an immigration specialist if you require assistance.

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