United States of America / USA (mainland) travel advisories

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Safety Information
Travel advisories Updated on June 27, 2022, 3:19 a.m.
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Exercise increased caution

The following information has been provided by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The information is subject to change without notice. This is not a comprehensive list, and you are urged to check the most up-to-date information and details.

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Entry information for travelers from Japan

Post-arrival restrictions

June 24, 2022, 7:29 a.m.

When entering the United States (by air), non-immigrant non-US citizens over the age of 18 are required to present a vaccination certificate (some exemptions *).

* Persons who are granted exemption

● CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) announcement, press release

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1025-International-Travel-System.html

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2022/s0610-COVID-19-test.html

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/order-safe-travel.html

● CDC, oath format

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Proof-of-COVID-19-Vaccination-For-Noncitizen-Nonimmigrants-Passenger-Disclosure-and-Attestation.pdf

(Northern Mariana Islands)

For those who have completed vaccination, the treatment of the above "US" is applied (* No quarantine measures). Those who have not been vaccinated will be subject to voluntary quarantine measures at home for five days, and if the test is negative on the fifth day after arrival, the quarantine measures will be lifted.

* For details on the above measures, please refer to the website of the Consular Office of Saipan (https://www.hagatna.us.emb-japan.go.jp/saipan/protocol20220408.pdf).

COVID-19 risks

May 26, 2022, midnight

Although the infection status of the new corona varies depending on the situation in each country and region, the number of new infections and deaths is declining worldwide, and the risk of death and aggravation is mainly in countries where vaccination is progressing. Is declining, and regulations are being relaxed at the water's edge and in Japan. Based on these trends, the infectious disease risk information level is now available after comprehensively considering the actual conditions of each country / region, such as the status of infection, vaccination status, infectious disease control / medical system, and status of various measures in each country / region. Was reviewed.

April 1, 2022, midnight

The level of infectious disease risk information should be reviewed after comprehensively considering the actual situation of each country / region, such as the number of newly infected people in each country / region, vaccination status, infectious disease control / medical system, and status of various measures. It was made. As a result, infectious disease risk information has been reduced from Level 3 "Recommendation for suspension of travel" to Level 2 "Please stop unnecessary and unurgent travel" in 106 countries.

Nov. 29, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please be informed and try to prevent the infection.

Nov. 29, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please be informed and try to prevent the infection.

Aug. 13, 2021, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please obtain the latest information and try to prevent the infection.

May 18, 2021, midnight

Coronavirus infections are still spreading worldwide, with more than 160 million confirmed infections and more than 3 million deaths worldwide. Although the number of infected people is decreasing in North America and Europe, the situation continues to require caution, such as the remarkable spread of infection in South Asia.
Based on this situation, the infectious disease risk information level in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Saint Lucia, Thailand, East Timor, and Mongolia has been newly set to Level 2 by comprehensively considering various situations including the deterioration of the infection situation. "Please stop unnecessary and unurgent travel" has been raised to Level 3 "Travel Cancellation Recommendation".

Oct. 30, 2020, midnight

As the infection may spread further, please obtain the latest information and try to prevent the infection.

Local and national news

Information for the past 30 days.

New border measures (addition of vaccine effective for the third and subsequent inoculations)

June 22, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● On June 22, new border measures were decided in Japan.
In applying the measures based on "New Measures for Strengthening Border Measures (28)" (May 20, 1945), Vaxzevria intramuscular injection / AstraZeneca and JACOVDEN intramuscular injection / Janssen will be treated as an effective vaccine inoculated after the third time as a target for mitigation of border epidemic prevention measures when entering Japan after midnight on June 26th.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 6)

June 20, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 17 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 35 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, the Chilean health authorities have announced that an infected case has been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 5)

June 13, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 10 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 28 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, health authorities in Brazil and Poland have announced that infected cases have been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 4)

June 6, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on June 4 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 27 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, the Latvian health authorities have announced that an infected case has been confirmed.
● Currently effective preventive measures are to avoid contact with symptomatic persons and mammals such as monkeypox that may have monkeypox, and to perform hand hygiene using soap and alcohol-based disinfectants. Recommended.

Outbreak situation of monkeypox (occurrence in multiple countries where monkeypox is not endemic) (Part 3)

May 31, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
● The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on May 29 that cases of monkeypox virus infection have been confirmed from 20 countries that do not have monkeypox virus as an endemic disease. WHO is proceeding with further investigation.
In addition, health authorities in Ireland, Argentina and Mexico have announced that infected cases have been confirmed.

Calling attention during the typhoon season

May 27, 2022, midnight wide area information
【point】
In countries and regions facing the Sea of Japan, the Northwest Pacific Ocean, and the South China Sea, the typhoon season is usually from June to November. Please pay close attention to weather information on a daily basis and take safety measures in advance, such as stockpiling disaster prevention supplies, drinking water, and food.

Travel advisories from local embassies and consulates

Information from the past two weeks.

Call for protests in Seattle (June 24)

June 25, 2022, 8:35 a.m.
●アメリカ国内の人工妊娠中絶の権利にかかわる連邦裁判断に関連し、本日夕刻以降、シアトル市内やレドモンド市内において抗議活動が呼びかけられています。
●これら抗議活動により、周辺では人手の混み合いや道路の渋滞、交通機関の乱れ等も予想されます。帰宅や外出の際にはご留意ください。

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Information related to the new coronavirus (simplification of inspection certificate when entering Japan)

June 14, 2022, 3:50 a.m.
(1) Name (2) Date of birth (3) Inspection method (* 1 Effective inspection method)
(4) Collected sample (* 1 valid sample)
(5) Date and time of sample collection (* 2)
(6) Test results (7) Medical institution name (8) Date of issuance

● The conventional form of certificate is also valid.

* 1 Please check the following Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website for effective test methods and effective samples.
[Border measures] Pre-departure inspection certificate
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000121431_00248.html
[Inspection certificate for COVID-19 (Japanese and English)]
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/000799426.pdf
[Requirements for test certificate required when entering Japan (sample, test method, test time)]
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/000825143.pdf

* 2 It is necessary that the time from the sample collection date and time to the scheduled departure time of the boarding flight is within 72 hours.
If the name and date of birth of the inspection certificate are different from those of your passport, it will be invalid in principle, so please be sure to check it.

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