On 30th September 2020, as announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Government of Japan decided that the holders of statuses of residence of “Student”, “Dependent” and others, in addition to cross-border business travelers of all countries and regions will be incrementally permitted to enter Japan from October 1, 2020 within the framework “Residence Track”.
【Home Page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan】https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page22e_000921.html
“Written pledge” is one of the required documents for foreign nationals to enter to Japan within the framework of Residence Track. (2. Required documents for the visa application> (b) Mid to Long term stay> (iv) Written pledge)
According to the pledge, for student’s entry to Japan, the university needs to meet the multiple requirements as accepting organization. In light of this, we are currently confirming the details of the requirements. Also, instructions for students are now being prepared.
We will update our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions from International Students) as soon as the details are confirmed.