Mexico travel advisories

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Safety Information
Travel advisories Updated on July 16, 2024, 4:27 a.m.
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Do not travel

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

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COVID-19 risks

Oct. 19, 2022, midnight

In light of the general improvement in the global infection situation and the fact that the G7 countries have already canceled the designation of levels by country and region, all the new coronavirus infectious disease risk information was issued on October 19. The world is uniformly set to level 1 (please be careful).

Aug. 24, 2022, midnight

On August 24, the infectious disease risk information for 41 countries was changed from level 3 (recommendation to avoid travel) to level 2 (please refrain from non-essential travel), and the infectious disease risk information for 55 countries/regions was changed to level 2. The level has been lowered from (Please refrain from unnecessary and non-urgent travel) to Level 1 (Please be careful).

July 25, 2022, midnight

On July 23, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global outbreak of monkeypox a "public health emergency of international concern." According to the WHO, more than 16,000 cases of monkeypox infection in 75 countries and regions have been reported so far, and the infection is spreading worldwide.

July 1, 2022, midnight

Although the infection status of the new corona varies depending on the situation in each country and region, the risk of death and aggravation has decreased, and deregulation at the water's edge and in Japan has also been seen, especially in countries where vaccination is progressing worldwide. I'm on the way. 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.

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.

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Information for the past 30 days.

Caution regarding dengue fever (If you suspect you may be infected, please seek medical attention as soon as possible)

July 12, 2024, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
If you are planning to travel to or stay in tropical or subtropical regions such as Central and South America, Oceania, Southeast Asia, and Africa, where dengue fever is common, or if you are already staying there, please be sure to take appropriate preventive measures. In addition, if you suspect you may be infected, please visit a medical institution as soon as possible.

Hurricane season warning

May 30, 2024, midnight wide area information
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In North America (Pacific and Atlantic coastal regions and southern regions) and Central and South America (Caribbean and Pacific coastal regions), hurricane season usually runs from June to November. Please pay close attention to weather information and take precautions 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.

Warning about Hurricane Beryl (3rd report)

July 6, 2024, 6:26 a.m.
1 According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and weather reports, as of July 5, Hurricane Beryl is passing through the Yucatan Peninsula, moving west-northwest while maintaining its strong power with maximum sustained winds of approximately 50 meters per second. It is expected to leave the Yucatan Peninsula in the early hours of July 6, and is expected to make landfall in northeastern Mexico between the early hours of July 7 and the 9th. Heavy rain, strong winds, high tides, high waves, and flash floods and landslides due to heavy rain are expected to continue on the 5th in the Yucatan Peninsula, and they have stated that caution is required in northeastern Mexico, including the states of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon, from the 7th.

2. Japanese nationals staying in the Yucatan Peninsula, such as the states of Quintana Roo, Yucatan, and Campeche, and in northeastern Mexico, such as the states of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon, should make an effort to gather the latest meteorological information, check their emergency preparedness, and ensure their safety. In addition, even if it is unavoidable that they need to travel or go out, they should thoroughly check the weather and traffic conditions, and carefully consider whether or not to do so.

[Preparation before landing/approach]
(1) Collect the latest information from the media and relevant organizations.
(2) In preparation for a power outage, prepare flashlights, lighters, candles, a portable radio, spare batteries, etc., and secure and stockpile necessary supplies such as drinking water, food, and gasoline.
(3) In anticipation of the possibility of evacuation, prepare a passport, cash, rain gear, portable water, food, etc. and keep them ready to take with you at any time.
(4) Move any items that may be blown away by strong winds indoors or secure them in place.
(5) Make sure you know evacuation locations and evacuation routes.
(6) Confirm emergency contact methods and evacuation shelters with family members etc.
(7) If you are living or staying in a coastal area, be aware of high tides and consider evacuating to a safer inland area in advance.

[Responses after landing/approach]
(1) Collect the latest information from the media and relevant organizations.
(2) Refrain from going outside, and follow any evacuation warnings or instructions issued by local authorities.
(3) Be careful of secondary disasters such as landslides caused by ground loosening due to rain.
(4) In the affected areas, there is a risk of destruction of infrastructure (such as electricity and water), shortages of supplies, disruptions to transportation, and outages of telephone and other communication networks. Therefore, if you are planning to visit a disaster-stricken area, gather information in advance and carefully consider whether or not you can visit.

(reference)
National Hurricane Center: (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/)

*If you have any questions, please contact the embassy listed below. ********************************************************************************
[Email sender]
Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Address: Paseo de la Reforma No. 243, Torre Mapfre Piso 9, Col. Cuauhtemoc, CP 06500 Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico.
Tel:(+52) (55) 5211-0028 (If the main number is not working: (+52) (55) 7100-3164)
Fax:(+52)55-5207-7030
Website: https://www.mx.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html

Warning for Hurricane "Beryl" (2nd report)

July 5, 2024, 3:16 a.m.
1 According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and other weather information, as of July 4, Hurricane Beryl has passed the Cayman Islands and is heading toward the Yucatan Peninsula with maximum sustained winds of approximately 51 meters per second, and is expected to make its closest approach between the night of July 4 and the 5th. Hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of the Yucatan Peninsula, and it is expected that there may be a risk of heavy rain, strong winds, high tides, high waves, and flash floods and landslides due to the heavy rain.

2. Japanese nationals staying in the Yucatan Peninsula areas, such as Quintana Roo, Yucatan, and Campeche, should make an effort to gather the latest meteorological information, check their emergency preparedness, and ensure their safety. In addition, even if it is unavoidable that they need to travel or go out, they should thoroughly check the weather and traffic conditions, and carefully consider whether or not to do so.

[Preparation before landing/approach]
(1) Collect the latest information from the media and relevant organizations.
(2) In preparation for a power outage, prepare flashlights, lighters, candles, a portable radio, spare batteries, etc., and secure and stockpile necessary supplies such as drinking water, food, and gasoline.
(3) In anticipation of the possibility of evacuation, prepare a passport, cash, rain gear, portable water, food, etc. and keep them ready to take with you at any time.
(4) Move any items that may be blown away by strong winds indoors or secure them in place.
(5) Make sure you know evacuation locations and evacuation routes.
(6) Confirm emergency contact methods and evacuation shelters with family members etc.
(7) If you are living or staying in a coastal area, be aware of high tides and consider evacuating to a safer inland area in advance.

(reference)
National Hurricane Center: (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/)

*If you have any questions, please contact the embassy listed below. ********************************************************************************
[Email sender]
Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Address: Paseo de la Reforma No. 243, Torre Mapfre Piso 9, Col. Cuauhtemoc, CP 06500 Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico.
Tel:(+52) (55) 5211-0028 (If the main number is not working: (+52) (55) 7100-3164)
Fax:(+52)55-5207-7030
Website: https://www.mx.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html

Warning about Hurricane Beryl

July 3, 2024, 10:01 a.m.
1 According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC), as of July 2nd, Hurricane Beryl is moving south of Hispaniola in the eastern Caribbean Sea toward Jamaica as a strong Category 4 storm, and is expected to make its closest approach to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula between July 4th and 5th while maintaining major hurricane strength.

2. Japanese nationals staying in the Yucatan Peninsula areas, such as Quintana Roo, Yucatan, and Campeche, should make an effort to gather the latest meteorological information, check their emergency preparedness, and ensure their safety. In addition, even if it is unavoidable that they need to travel or go out, they should thoroughly check the weather and traffic conditions, and carefully consider whether or not to do so.

[Preparation before landing/approach]
(1) Collect the latest information from the media and relevant organizations.
(2) In preparation for a power outage, prepare flashlights, lighters, candles, a portable radio, spare batteries, etc., and secure and stockpile necessary supplies such as drinking water, food, and gasoline.
(3) In anticipation of the possibility of evacuation, prepare a passport, cash, rain gear, portable water, food, etc. and keep them ready to take with you at any time.
(4) Move any items that may be blown away by strong winds indoors or secure them in place.
(5) Make sure you know evacuation locations and evacuation routes.
(6) Confirm emergency contact methods and evacuation shelters with family members etc.
(7) If you are living or staying in a coastal area, be aware of high tides and consider evacuating to a safer inland area in advance.

(reference)
National Hurricane Center: (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/)

*If you have any questions, please contact the embassy listed below. ********************************************************************************
[Email sender]
Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Address: Paseo de la Reforma No. 243, Torre Mapfre Piso 9, Col. Cuauhtemoc, CP 06500 Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico.
Tel:(+52) (55) 5211-0028 (If the main number is not working: (+52) (55) 7100-3164)
Fax:(+52)55-5207-7030
Website: https://www.mx.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html