Agreements

  • Declaration of Intent between the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Industrial Bank of Japan (came into force 11 Mar 1996);
  • Agreement on the Abolishment of Visa Requirements (came into force 1 Dec 1999).
  • The co-operation protocol between the foreign ministries of Estonia and Japan was signed in June 2002 in the course of the visit of Foreign Minister Kristiina Ojuland. That laid the basis for regular political consultations.
  • On 19 December 2000, Estonia and Japan agreed that only bilateral agreements concluded after 20 Aug 1991 are in force.
  • Protocols, agreements and implementation agreements with a view of providing cultural, educational and sports grants on the part of the Japanese Government. At present (May 2007), there are six agreements governing the respective topic.
  • Recognition of Estonian driving licence by the Japanese National Police Agency (came into force 1 April 2018). An official Japanese translation from the Embassy of Estonia in Tokyo or JAF is also required.
  • Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation (came into force  1 Jan 2019).