Strengthening the Japanese Government's Border Measures in Viet Nam for New Coronavirus Infections

 2020-03-26

Strengthening the Japanese Government's Border Measures in Viet Nam for New Coronavirus Infections

[Main point]

On 26/3, Japanese Politburo decided to implement the new border measure to entry from Vietnam. This policy will be applied on 28/03 ( For more detail, please read below). Special attention is paid to those who plan to travel abroad as well as come back home.

[Original]

On 26/3, after holding a meeting with Corona infectious disease control headquarter, Japanese Politburo finally decided to implement the new border measure to Vietnam. Special attention is paid to those who plan to travel abroad as well as come back home.

 

  1. Promote quarantine work.

For the Vietnamese immigrants to Japan, after entry, they will move to the isolated location as the direction of quarantine director for 14 days (Currently, it is expected to isolate at home). For the domestic situation, people are expected not to use public transport. This measure from 0:00 on 28/03 will be active. For those who enter by airline or by seaway, the measure will be enforced until the last day of April. The duration can be changed.

    2. Visa restriction.

  1. For the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, the Consulate General will issue visa until 27/03. After that, the visa extension will be suspended. 
  2. Suspend the visa exemption policy.
  3. Temporarily suspend the visa exemption policy based on the commitment to APEC fields such as business, tourism and credit. 

Measures from (1) to (3) mentioned above will be enforced from 0:00 on 28/3 to the last day of April. The duration can be changed.