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Automated Gates Installed for Immigration Procedures at Narita Airport


Automated gates were placed at the Narita International Airport on November 20th, 2007 to improve immigration procedures by simplifying and accelerating them.

Potential Users of the Automated Gates:
1. Holders of a valid passport and re-entry permit
2. Holders of a valid re-entry permit or refugee travel documents

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