CoE issued via Email started from March 17th, 2023

The Immigration Services Agency (ISA) has started issuing certificates of eligibility by Email.  

As a result, it is no longer necessary to send the original CoEs (hard copies) to the applicants overseas, but the applicants can apply for a visa simply by presenting the emailed CoE at the Japanese embassy.

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