27 April 2020 – Visa restrictions extended

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Intervention Categories: International travel measures; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Overview: On April 27th, “New measures to strengthen border measures” were decided at the Meeting of the National Security Council. The measures including visa restrictions which have been implemented until the last day of April have been extended until the last day of May. (The implementation period can be renewed.) There has been no change in the countries and regions covered by the measures since the decision at the Meeting of National Security Council on April 1st.
Full details here: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page22e_000912.html

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government