- Japan introduced visa extension options for foreign nationals impacted by the recent earthquake on January 8, 2024
The government of Japan introduced visa extension options for foreign nationals impacted by the recent earthquake. These measures include the following:
- The government will assist those who are unable to apply within their original stay period even if their status has now expired
- Those who have been temporarily moved or evacuated can apply at the immigration office that has jurisdiction over their current place of residence
Continue to check the government of Japan’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Immigration Service Agency, Japan