Announcement regarding photocopy of passort
Request for producing of passports, etc. for identification purposes
Since April 1, 2005, under the relevant laws and regulations, the Japanese Government is requiring “foreign nationals who do not possess an address in Japan” to provide their ＊nationality and ＊passport number in addition to their ＊name, ＊address, and ＊occupation, etc. and produce and make a copy of their passport upon checking in at lodgings. Your understanding and cooperation is appreciated.
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare