- Japan introduced visa extension options for foreign nationals impacted by the recent earthquake on 8 January 2024
The government of Japan introduced visa extension options for foreign nationals impacted by the recent earthquake. These measures include the following:
- The government will assist those who are unable to apply within their original stay period even if their status has now expired.
- Those who have been temporarily moved or evacuated can apply at the immigration office with jurisdiction over their current residence.
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