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.
Thai and Malaysian passport holders go one step further and are granted visa-free entry to Japan.
Get this: we managed to secure a tourist visa to Japan in just 24 hours. Sounds unbelievable? Certainly not!
So, how did I end up applying for, and getting a Japan visa, in just three days? Here is what I did.
How to Get a Japanese Visa: A Guide for Filipinos