Japan announces the Digital Nomad Visa: Here are the top 5 places to visit

Japan announces the Digital Nomad Visa: Here are the top 5 places to visit

Calling all remote workers and adventure seekers! Japan has opened its doors to a new wave of explorers with the launch of the long-awaited “Digital Nomad Visa”. From March 2024, qualified individuals will be able to work remotely in the Land of the Rising Sun for six months and immerse themselves in its rich culture, vibrant cities and breathtaking landscapes.

Eligibility and details:

  • Open to nationals of 49 countries that have existing tax treaties with Japan and are exempt from short-term visas (including the US, Australia, and Singapore).
  • Annual income of 10 million yen (approximately $68,300) and private health insurance are required.
  • Spouse and children may accompany the visa holder.
  • Remote work is possible from anywhere in Japan.
  • The visa is non-renewable and requires him to stay outside Japan for six months to reapply.

5 must-visit destinations for digital nomads in Japan:

Tokyo: This bustling metropolis has everything from ancient temples and neon streets to world-class museums and cutting-edge technology . Immerse yourself in electrifying energy, explore hidden gems, and enjoy authentic ramen in the heart of Japan.

Kyoto: Immerse yourself in Japan’s cultural and spiritual heart. Stroll through tranquil temples, stroll through picturesque gardens, and watch traditional geisha performances. Kyoto is a unique combination of history, tranquility, and artistic beauty.

Kanazawa: Experience the charm of a traditional Japanese city. Visit Japan’s most beautiful Kenrokuen Garden, admire the intricate gold leaf decorations of Kanazawa Castle, and sample local cuisine. Kanazawa offers a glimpse of real Japanese life.

Osaka: Experience the vibrant food scene and vibrant energy of Japan’s third largest city. Stroll through the lively market, sample street food, and soak up Osaka’s infectious atmosphere. This dynamic city offers a different perspective on Japanese culture.

Okinawa: Discover Japan’s tropical paradise. Relax on pristine beaches, snorkel in crystal clear waters, and explore the unique Ryukyuan culture. Okinawa offers a relaxed atmosphere and the opportunity to reconnect with nature.

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