Practical Japan Blog
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There is some good news for Japanese foreign residents stranded outside the country by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though foreign tourists still cannot get in, foreigners with a mid- or long-term status of residence are now allowed to re-enter Japan if they fulfil several conditions set out by the government. Read on for an outline of the new regulations and learn if you qualify for re-entry.
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