Immigration update for the AMER and APAC regions
Peru: Coronavirus update
The government of Peru extended the State of National Emergency until July 31, 2021. To enter the country Peruvians, resident foreigners and non-resident foreigners must have a negative Covid-19 result. Any traveler with a positive result must enter mandatory isolation.
Non-residents are temporarily banned from entry if they are arriving from or made a stop over Brazil, India and South Africa. Peruvian and resident foreigners arriving from or made a stop over Brazil, India and South Africa will be subject to 14-day quarantine at their home, lodging or other center of temporary isolation.
This summary was prepared using information obtained from the Diario Oficial Del Bicentenacio El Peruano (in Spanish).
Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Roberta Carnaccini, Global Operations Director, Immigration.
India: Resumption of visa application
Indian citizens are now able to travel for tourism as Visa Facilitation Services (VFS) in India has resumed visa application services for selected countries and visa categories.
This summary was prepared using information from Business Traveller.
Japan: Coronavirus restrictions
Although Covid-19 cases are decreasing, infections in Okinawa are still in critical conditions. The Government of Japan (GOJ) has emphasized that strict measures are still needed to prevent the rebound coronavirus.
The State of Emergency in Okinawa is extended to July 11, 2021.
From June 21 until July 11, 2021, there are preventative measures in Aichi, Chiba, Fukuoka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Kanagwa, Osaka and Tokoyo.
This summary was prepared using information from the Coronavirus Disease Control.
Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Debra Jane Beynon, Regional Immigration Manager (APAC).
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