Talk:Japanese passport

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A fine start. I think it would be interesting to learn about the history of the Japanese passport. When was it first instituted? What kinds of documents preceded the passport in pre-Meiji times? What kinds of passports were issued to the colonies and other territories in 1895-1945? British passport is a good example of the extra kinds of information which could be included on this page. What do the passports say on the inside, in place of where a British passport would read "Her Britannic Majesty's Secretary of State requests and requires in the Name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford the bearer such assistance and protection as may be necessary." ? LordAmeth 22:02, 2 July 2007 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot 04:02, 7 November 2007 (UTC)

July 26,2008

To whom it may concern:

hello. I have many questions.I know my question help improve your country. And my questions and others who want to question can be help too. im a filipina. In our Philippines site we have frequent quetions in which everybody can read or ask about passport. I have a question about Japanese passport. i heard many foriegner using japanese passport. Can you include in your site the requirements in obtaining a Japanese passport? Im living in the countryside of Japan.I am going to renew my Philippine passport every 3 years.I cant go alone in the city. I wonder about my future. Its difficult to get passport in my country too. I have only A son, he might be busy attending his life to care for my needs. What if i will become a widower. And if i want to go to my country for emergency reason because my parents already die. Or my sisters already die. Its sad story for me if i cant attend thier funeral or visit hospital. You are also human to feel my feeling. Please care to answer my question, help me.

Waitng for your reply, Aimi Tabata —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:42, 26 July 2008 (UTC)