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Japan stops visas issued to 11 countries

Japan announced that it is suspending visas issued to 11 countries in Southeast Asia, Middle East and Africa due to the coronavirus. The Japanese Embassy...

Uzbekistan extends visa-free regime with Japan

Uzbekistan has implemented a 90-day visa-free regime for Japanese citizens. Local news agency Trend reports the rule took effect on 1 March. According to Uzbekistan’s Ministry...

Free visa for UAE residents travelling to Japan

The Consulate General of Japan in Dubai is now authorised to issue free visas to UAE nationals and other nationals residing in the United...

Applications for Japanese ‘Hokusai passport’ start

Applications for Japan’s new passports featuring woodblock prints of Mount Fuji by Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai are open. Japan's Foreign Ministry said it will start...

Ukiyo-e art on new Japanese passport

Japan will start issuing passports with art from Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai for people who sign up in February. NHK reports that the passport will...

Japan tests facial recognition at train stations

Japan plans to use a facial recognition solution that allows people to take the train just by showing their face, without having to use...