Exemption of Visa for Residents in Taiwan

September 20, 2005

  1. As the Residents in Taiwan were stipulated by a government ordinance as aliens defined in the Law on Special Cases of Landing Application by Aliens who Hold Passports Stipulated in Article 2-5-2 of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act, the Tokyo Headquarters of the Interchange Association, Japan (IAJ), on September 16 (Fri) notified the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan that the Government of Japan will exempt a visa for residents in Taiwan.
  2. The Government of Japan will take measures on September 26 to permit entry into Japan without obtaining a visa of residents in Taiwan who wish to enter Japan as a temporary visitor for a period of 90 days or less.
  3. With this measures, it is expected to promote private sector exchanges between Japan and Taiwan.

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