Following the expansion of inspection capacity at airports, the COVID-19 Measures Headquarters announced on August 28, 2020 that foreign nationals residing in Japan with the status of residence who have completed the prescribed procedures implemented as of September 1 and who were in possession of a re-entry permit when leaving Japan may re-enter Japan from country/region designated as subject to denial of landing. Persons who wish to re-enter Japan through these measures must pledge to comply with additional epidemic prevention and control measures before leaving Japan and receive a Receipt for request of re-entry(hereinafter referred to as a “Receipt”) from the Immigration Services Agency of Japan.