Update: March 20, 2020
What is the change?
Effective from 0:00 a.m. (JST) on 21 March until 30 April (this period may be subjected to renewal), the following groups of travellers may not be permitted to enter Japan:
- Travellers with single or multiple-entry visas issued on or before 20 March by Japanese Embassies or Consulates General in subject countries1.
- Travellers with passports issued by the subject countries for which visa exemption measures have been suspended, and who intend to enter Japan without obtaining a visa.
- All nationals arriving from subject countries will need to wait for 14 days at a location designated by the quarantine station chief, and refrain from using public transportation.
1 Schengen countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland), Andorra, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Ireland, Monaco, Romania, San Marino, the United Kingdom, and Vatican)