People visit Sensoji Temple, a popular tourist spot, in Tokyo on September 13. Photo: AFP
People visit Sensoji Temple, a popular tourist spot, in Tokyo on September 13. Photo: AFP
Japan

Japan to resume visa-free travel, remove daily entry cap from October 11 as Covid-19 ebbs

  • Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said individual visitors will be allowed to enter Japan and the cap on daily arrivals in the country will also be ended
  • The move to scrap most border controls comes as Japan’s deadliest wave of the pandemic recedes

People visit Sensoji Temple, a popular tourist spot, in Tokyo on September 13. Photo: AFP
People visit Sensoji Temple, a popular tourist spot, in Tokyo on September 13. Photo: AFP
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