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    (Video) Free and easy travel to Japan on the rise, following lifting of restrictions


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    A3: Yes, if there aren't other persons who didn't travel with you in the residence. You can undergo home quarantine with your family/people living who enter Taiwan with you if you meet the requirements for undergoing quarantine with them in the same residence for caregiving reasons.

    Do US citizens need a visa for Taiwan? ›

    If you wish to enter Taiwan as a tourist or short-term visitor (less than 90 days), you do not need a visa. No extensions or changes of status are permitted. Your U.S. passport must be valid throughout your intended length of stay and you must have a confirmed return or onward air ticket.

    How is Taiwan related to China? ›

    In reality, the PRC rules only Mainland China and has no control of but claims Taiwan as part of its territory under its "One China Principle". The ROC, which rules only the Taiwan Area (composed of Taiwan and its nearby minor islands), became known as "Taiwan" after its largest island, (an instance of pars pro toto).

    When should I fill in Hong Kong health declaration form? ›

    When should I apply for the Hong Kong Health Declaration Form? We recommend all travelers apply for this certificate at least one day prior to their trip to Hong Kong.

    What happens if you test positive for Covid in Hong Kong? ›

    Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 may be isolated in government facilities for a minimum of 7 days. The decision on whether to send an individual to an isolation facility is based on their health condition, living arrangements and other risk factors. Non-residents may be charged for their care.

    What does Amber code mean? ›

    Persons under the category of Amber Code must strictly observe the anti-epidemic measures in relevant premises, including mask-wearing. Requirements applicable to catering business premises and scheduled premises.

    Does China own Taiwan and Hong Kong? ›

    Taiwan as a de facto separate self-governing entity. Become part of China as a special administrative region of the PRC under the one country, two systems framework (like Hong Kong and Macau).

    Why is Hong Kong so rich? ›

    The economy of Hong Kong is a highly developed free-market economy. It is characterised by low taxation, almost free port trade and a well-established international financial market.

    What country did Britain give back to China? ›

    At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was peaceably handed over to China in a ceremony attended by numerous international dignitaries, including British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

    Is Tokyo open for tourism? ›

    Visa Free Travel for U.S. Citizen Tourists

    Beginning October 11, 2022, individual tourists may visit Japan.

    How can I travel to Japan from Philippines 2022? ›

    To be able to enter Japan, Philippine passport holders must secure the following requirements:
    1. Passport with at least six months' validity.
    2. Valid Japan tourist visa.
    3. Negative RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure and uploaded here. ...
    4. Health insurance with COVID-19 coverage.
    13 Oct 2022

    Can UK tourists visit Japan? ›

    All travellers

    Rules may be subject to change at short notice. Since 11 October 2022. As part of travelling to Japan, you must complete information on the MySoS app or website, including signing a written pledge to abide by the Japanese rules on self-isolation and other COVID measures.

    When did Japan open its borders to the West? ›

    On July 8, 1853, American Commodore Matthew Perry led his four ships into the harbor at Tokyo Bay, seeking to re-establish for the first time in over 200 years regular trade and discourse between Japan and the western world.

    Is Japan open to independent tourists? ›

    What are the latest Japan travel restrictions? Following Japan's decision last month to drop pre-departure testing, the Japanese government is now allowing travellers to visit Japan without booking a guided tour or using a travel agency. In other words, a free-roaming backpacking trip around Japan is now on the cards!

    What is the best month to go to Japan? ›

    The best time to visit Japan is during spring (March to May) and fall (September to November). This is when Japan is at its most vibrant, with delicate cherry blossom or bright red leaves adding contrast to the scenery. Remember, it can also be very crowded at this time.

    How do I get a visa for Japan in 2022? ›

    Japan tourist visa requirements
    1. Hold a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and 2 blank pages.
    2. A completed visa application form.
    3. Provide a recent color passport photo and a certified copy of your birth certificate.
    4. If married, submit a marriage certificate (if issued within the last year.

    Is Japan international border open? ›

    Single entry visa and multiple entry visa which have been issued by Embassies, Consulate-Generals and Consulates of Japan in all countries/regions and whose validity have been temporarily suspended have been resumed again from 0:00 am (JST) on October 11, 2022.

    Can Filipino enter Japan? ›

    Japan is popular with foreign visitors for both tourism and business purposes. Citizens of the Philippines who wish to travel to Japan for a short-term stay require a visa. The most common visa is the temporary visitor visa which grants permission to stay in Japan for up to 90 days.

    Is Japan visa free for Filipino? ›

    However, the embassy said that “Philippine nationals are not subject to the visa exemption arrangements and required to obtain an appropriate visa.” If travelers need to enter Japan on or before October 10, they have to apply for a visa based on previous procedures.

    How long can tourists stay Japan? ›

    A passport and onward/return transportation ticket are required. Visas are not required for tourist/business stay of up to 90 days.

    How many times can you enter Japan on a tourist visa? ›

    It can be used twice. Multiple entry visas can be issued to citizens of countries and regions that Japan has bilateral agreements with. Maximum stay at a time is decided as either 30 days or 90 days depending on the visa.

    Is Japan visa hard to get? ›

    The process of obtaining a visa in Japan is still fairly easy. For this reason, some noncitizens need a visa to visit Japan. The visa requirements for Japan vary from person to person depending on a variety of factors, including the nationality of the traveler, intended length of stay, and purpose of the trip.

    Who first discovered Japan? ›

    In 1543, three Portuguese travelers aboard a Chinese ship drifted ashore on Tanegashima, a small island near Kyushu. They were the first Europeans to visit Japan.

    What religion came to Japan? ›

    Shinto and Buddhism are Japan's two major religions. Shinto is as old as the Japanese culture, while Buddhism was imported from the mainland in the 6th century. Since then, the two religions have been co-existing relatively harmoniously and have even complemented each other to a certain degree.

    Why were the Portuguese kicked out of Japan? ›

    The Tokugawa Shoguns

    Relations with Japan began to turn sour from the 1630s when the Japanese government, the Tokugawa Shogunate (1603-1868), began to detain Portuguese vessels arriving at Nagasaki. The confiscations were a direct result of a Spanish captain hijacking a Japanese junk.


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