NB! Entry restrictions to Japan starting from 21 March

Starting March 21st  2020 (00:00 JST) following new measures and entry restrictions have been imposed for Estonian citizens by the Japanese authorities:

• suspension of visa exemption regime;
• suspending the validity of all visas issued by March 20 by Japanese Embassies or Consulates;

People arriving from Schengen countries incl Estonia  are requested to stay in quarantine for 14 days at a designated location and refrain from using public transportation.

The measures have been extended until May 31st 2020.

In reference to this, we consider the following to our travel info: Estonian residents in Japan that leave the country after 2 April, including permanent residents, will have trouble returning to Japan. Consult with a Japanese embassy or the immigration office.