UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that citizens holding ordinary passports can travel to Japan without a visa in advance.
UAE passport holders can stay in Japan for up to 30 days at a time for tourism or work purposes. Starting November 1, 2022, no application is required at the Embassy of Japan in Abu Dhabi for an exemption. Travel visa-free United Arab Emirates and Japan.
The ministry noted that the entry requirements for Japan are still in effect. This includes passport validation for at least six months, negative PCR results for COVID-19, 72 hours prior to departure. or provide a certificate proving that the traveler has received 3 vaccinations approved in Japan: Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Sinopharm.
Khalid Abdullah Belhul, UAE Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Emphasizing the decision to exempt UAE citizens from previous entry visas reflecting the deep cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and Japan.
As the two countries celebrated 50 years of diplomatic ties, Belhoul noted that the deal would boost tourism and cultural exchange. and supporting new opportunities in business, trade and investment.
The agreement coincides with the launch of a comprehensive strategic cooperation between the UAE and Japan, signed by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, and Yoshimasa Hayashi. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
The Comprehensive Strategic Partnership aims to strengthen ties between the two countries to serve mutual benefits by promoting further diplomatic, economic, political, trade and investment cooperation.
The United Arab Emirates is Japan’s 10th largest trading partner in the world. and is home to more than 340 Japanese companies operating in various sectors. Travel visa-free United Arab Emirates and Japan