According to media reports, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced in a speech in New York City on October 22, 2022 (Japan time 23th) that Japan will resume personal travel to Japan from October 11, 2022, and that the limit on the number of people entering Japan will be lifted.
After the relaxation of the entry policy, the following changes will be made to the entry into Japan.
Currently, only 50,000 people are allowed to enter Japan each day, but after October 11, the daily limit of 50,000 people will be lifted.
Although foreign tourists are currently allowed to travel to Japan, they must travel in a group tour through a travel company, and they need to make a route in advance, and sometimes they need to be accompanied by a designated guide. after October 11, there will no longer be such restrictions, and individuals will be allowed to book hotels and flights directly on their own, allowing them to travel to Japan on their own.
After October 11, the visas will no longer required for travel to Japan.
However, according to a statement from a government contact, even if Japan’s entry policy is relaxed, a certificate of three vaccinations is still required to enter Japan, or a negative certificate if not vaccinated.
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