Current travel advisories for Japan

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

Travelling Japan is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2 / 5

Japan is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with around 128 million citizens and a land mass of 377,835 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 0 / 5

This country does not share any land based borders with another country.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/japan

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions (with regional advisories).

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/japan-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Japan. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. 

Danger level: 1

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Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/japan/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/japan

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Area 3 near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, as identified on the Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry website due to the risk of radiation. 

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

German government

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/japansicherheit/213032

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Japan: Reise- und Sicherheitshinweise: Teilreisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese citizens travelling to Japan to exercise a high degree of caution, following the strong earthquake that hit Kumamoto region on Thursday, 3rd January. The quake, which struck at 6.10pm local time, was centred in Kumamoto prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu. Maltese nationals who are present and/or travelling in the area are advised to monitor local news reports and follow the advice of local authorities and emergency services, including any evacuation orders.

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 128 million
Covering landmass
377,835 km²
Electricity
100V - 50/60Hz
Currency
Yen (JPY)
ISO 2-Letter Code
JP
Phone prefix
+81
Top Level Domain
.jp
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
3G

Airports in Japan (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.