Current travel advisories for Japan

Last Update: Monday, 15. July 2019 at 07:22

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 4 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).

New Zealand government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to the areas near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant designated by the Japanese Government as Areas under Evacuation Orders (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.

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.

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 Maltese citizens that on the 18 June there was a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in the Japan Sea near Yamagata and Niigata. Tsunami cautions have been lifted, but local authorities warn of the possibility of aftershocks. There are reports of power cuts in affected areas. Travellers should check the Japan Meteorological website for updates and follow the advice of local authorities.

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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Country 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.