Russia and Japan simplify visa regime

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MOSCOW, TOKYO, 1 Jan. /Offset. TASS Cyril Agafonov, Alexey Sarachev/. Visa formalities for citizens of Russia and Japan simplified from 1 January on a reciprocal basis. The decision was taken during December 15-16 2016, the Russian-Japanese meeting at the highest level.

As reported in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Russian consular missions abroad will be issued to Japanese nationals multiple entry tourist visa for up to six months, multiple-entry private visas for up to one year, as well as multiple business and humanitarian visas for up to five years.