People's Republic of China / China travel advisories

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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Safety Information
Travel advisories Updated on Jan. 31, 2023, 4:16 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

Jan. 27, 2023, 9:41 a.m.

(1) Commerce/trade (M), (2) Exchange/visit/inspection (F), (3) Employment (Z), (4) Long-term study abroad (X1), (5) Accompanying family members (S1, S2), (6) Visiting relatives (Q1, Q2), (7) Limit visa application scope to crew members (C). Also, a vaccination certificate is required when applying for a visa. Those who have a valid residence permit (including study abroad) or an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) are also allowed to enter.

When traveling from Japan to China, it is necessary to apply for and obtain a "health code" after conducting a PCR test at a testing institution that can issue a negative certificate in a specified format within 48 hours before departure.

After entering Japan, quarantine at a designated facility and home quarantine are required.

*According to the announcement by the Chinese government (November 11), 5 days of facility isolation and 3 days of home isolation are required, but the actual implementation varies by region. For more information, please visit the website of the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General in China.

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.

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.

Outbreaks of monkeypox (mpox) (outbreaks in multiple countries) (18)

Jan. 20, 2023, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. Situation of the outbreak On July 23, 2018, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the global spread of monkeypox (mpox) to be a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). On July 25, 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a level 1 infectious disease risk information for monkeypox (mpox) to the world. Since then, the infection has continued to spread, and after the first case of infection was reported in Japan on July 25, 2018, nine cases of infection have been reported by January 19, 2019.

Review of Border Measures for People Entering and Returning from China (Part 3) (Applicable from January 12, 2023)

Jan. 9, 2023, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. On January 9, the details of the review of border measures regarding the novel coronavirus were announced. Temporary measures such as immigration inspections and presentation of negative pre-departure test certificates are currently being implemented for people entering and returning from China. ), the following is a summary of additional measures that will be applied.

All persons entering Japan on direct passenger flights from Macau will be required to submit a negative test certificate taken within 72 hours before departure, and all immigration tests will be conducted.

Review of Border Measures for People Entering and Returning from China (Part 2) (Applicable from January 8, 2023)

Jan. 4, 2023, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
On January 4th, the details of the review of border measures regarding the new coronavirus infection were announced. Below is an outline of the temporary measures that will be applied to people entering and returning from China after 0:00 a.m. on January 8 (Japan time).

1. Immigration inspection for those who have traveled to China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) (within 7 days) and those who have traveled directly from China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) from December 30th. Change the method of immigration inspection to antigen quantification or PCR inspection.

Implementation of "Review of Border Measures" dated December 27, 2022 (applied from December 30, 2022)

Dec. 29, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. 2. of "Review of Border Measures" dated December 27, 2022. In implementing the above, for existing direct passenger flights from Hong Kong and Macau, if the airline can confirm that there is no person who has traveled to China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) (within 7 days), It is also possible to arrive at New Chitose Airport, Fukuoka Airport, and Naha Airport.

Review of Border Measures for People Entering and Returning from China (Applicable from December 30, 2022)

Dec. 27, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
On December 27th, the details of the review of border measures regarding the new coronavirus infection were announced. Below is an overview of the temporary measures that will be applied after 12:00 a.m. (Japan time) on December 30.

1. Implementation of immigration inspections All immigrants who have traveled to China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) (within 7 days) will undergo immigration inspections. In addition, immigration inspections will be carried out on all people entering the country on direct flights from China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau).

Outbreaks of monkeypox (mpox) (outbreaks in multiple countries) (17)

Dec. 16, 2022, midnight Wide area information (infectious diseases)
1. Name change The WHO recently approved the new name "mpox" to replace monkeypox. To avoid confusion due to name changes during the epidemic, the name "monkeypox" will be phased out, and both "monkeypox" and "mpox" will be used together for one year. It will be.

Travel advisories from local embassies and consulates

Information from the past two weeks.

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