- Japan will allow Qatar citizens with regular passports to visit for up to 30 days without a visa
The government of Japan introduced visa waiver measures for nationals of Qatar holding ordinary passports on March 24, 2023. Under the visa waiver agreement, eligible individuals will be permitted to enter Japan for a maximum of 30 days for business, sightseeing, and social visits.
The visa waiver will remain valid for three years from the registration date or until the holder’s passport expires.
Qualified applicants must register with a Japanese embassy, consulate-general or consular office before departure for Japan. For additional information on the registration process and qualifications, check here.
What are the Changes?
Starting March 24, 2023, Japan will allow Qatar citizens with regular passports to visit for up to 30 days without a visa. According to the government announcement, these measures aim to advance diplomatic relations between Japan and Qatar.
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: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan