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Multiple entry visa for Malaysians visiting Japan
KUALA LUMPUR: Effective today, the Japanese government is issuing the multiple entry visa for Malaysian nationals living in Malaysia who want to go to Japan for sightseeing, visiting relatives and other purposes.
The visa is valid for a maximum of three years and the length of each stay in Japan is limited to 15 days in principle.
In a statement here, the Embassy of Japan explained that the length of each stay in Japan may be extended to 30 days or 90 days subject to the consideration and approval by the embassy, consulate-general and the consular office of Japan.
The statement said that applicants would need to fulfil one of the stipulated criteria, including being employed with good financial status.
Those who have travelled to Japan as temporary visitors in the past three years may also apply for the visa.
The application form is available at the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, consulate-general in Penang as well as the consular offices in Johor Baharu and Kota Kinabalu.