Multiple-entry visa requirements have been substantially relaxed, and requirements for single-entry tourism visas will be relaxed to a quasi-exemption-equivalent level when applied via specified travel agencies.
In the meantime, Filipino tourists are still required to apply for a visa when travelling to Japan.
But how does one go about applying for a multiple entry visa? It’s surprisingly easy — much easier than even we expected!
In the interests of not having to rehash everything I said in reply to the PM, I’m putting this up here. Feel free to direct flames to the comment box.
Thai and Malaysian passport holders go one step further and are granted visa-free entry to Japan.
If you belong to any of the top four universities in the Philippines: University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, and University of Santo Tomas — the Nikkei Asian Recruiting Forum in Tokyo can be your passport to working and living in Japan!
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