Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday that Japan will stop mandating pre-arrival coronavirus tests for vaccinated travelers from Sept. 7 — a step that brings Japan’s border control policy closer to that of other major economies.

Japan will also raise the daily arrival caps from the current 20,000 once airports have the necessary staff and infrastructure to accommodate the spike in arrivals. Kishida did not offer a specific new daily arrival cap.

“From Sept. 7, we will allow travelers to submit proof of vaccination (vaccine passports) instead of negative test results taken within 72 hours of departure,” Kishida said during an online news conference. “It has been inconvenient for people, especially those traveling abroad from Japan.