Notice on Entry Ban and Visa Restrictions for Strengthening Border Security Measures to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus
On 28th December 2021, taking the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 into consideration, the Government of Japan decided to continue the following border security measures against Novel Coronavirus infections.
The validity of all categories of visas, except “(D) As Diplomat” and visas under categories such as ”(S) As Spouse, Child of Japanese” and ”(S) As Spouse of Permanent Resident”, which have been issued by Japanese overseas establishments in all countries/regions by 1st December 2021, will be temporarily suspended.
The re-entry into Japan of foreign nationals with status of residence who have stayed in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe within 14 days prior to the application for landing will be denied, unless they are acknowledged to have special exceptional circumstances.
The foregoing measures will be continued for the time being.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Embassy of Japan in Tanzania.