Japan gives Brazilians visa-free entry for short stays from Sept. 30

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Japan will allow Brazilian tourists to visit the country on short stays without visas from Sept. 30, the government said Thursday, creating a reciprocal entry exemption between the two nations following a summit earlier this year.

As this year marks the 115th anniversary of Japanese emigration to Brazil, the reciprocal visa exemptions are “expected to further deepen people-to-people, cultural and economic exchanges between the two countries and to promote tourism,” the Foreign Ministry said.

Japan’s visa exemption for Brazilian visitors staying for a maximum of 90 days was announced by Prime M...

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