On Wednesday, Japan revealed its decision to ease visa prerequisites for Saudi citizens, unveiling multiple-entry visa options for Saudis meeting specific financial criteria.
According to the Japanese Embassy in Saudi Arabia, the new visa was introduced for short-term stays for the purpose of tourism, business, and visiting relatives or friends. It will be granted for a period of 90 days with a validity of three years.
The scheme will come into effect on Dec. 4, and will require applicants to visit the embassy or consulate-general in order to submit their application.
“We hope the several visa relaxation measures the Government of Japan has taken will make the relationship between the people of Japan and Saudi Arabia closer and deeper,” the embassy said in a statement.