Issuance of Multiple Entry Visas for Nationals of the Republic of the Philippines

June 25, 2013
Japanese

    1. In celebration of the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation, the Government of Japan has decided to begin issuance from July 1, of multiple entry visas for short-term stay to nationals of the Republic of the Philippines (ordinary passport holders) who reside in their home country.
    2. The further development of Japan-Philippines exchange is expected as a result of the issuance of multiple entry visas, including increases in the number of tourist from the Philippines who visit Japan and the enhancement of the ease of business transactions between the two countries.

    «Reference»
    Multiple entry visas for short-term stay for nationals of the Republic of the Philippines (ordinary passport holders)

    Recipient:
    Those who have fulfilled certain conditions and who have an ordinary Machine-Readable passport (MRP) meeting International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards or an ordinary IC passport.
    Period of stay:
    15 days.
    Term of validity:
    Up to three years.

* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.