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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo

Date: March 26, 2020 Location: Japan Japan’s Enhanced Screening and Quarantine Measures for Travelers from the United States: The Government of Japan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Effective March 26, all travelers arriving from the United States, including Japanese citizens, will be required to self-quarantine for a ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tokyo (March 23, 2020) Location:  Japan Event: Japan’s Enhanced Screening and Quarantine Measures for Travelers from the United States: The government of Japan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Effective March 26, all travelers arriving from the United States, including Japanese citizens, will be ...
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CDC Travel Notice for Japan – Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Japan. Widespread ongoing transmission of a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported in Japan. Widespread ongoing transmission means that people have been infected with the virus, but how or where they became infected is not known, and virus transmission is ...
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. ...
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Suspension of Routine Visa and Notarial Services

On Thursday, March 19, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and all Consulates in Japan will suspend routine nonimmigrant visa appointments and will stop accepting appointments for routine notarial services. This action does not apply to diplomatic/official visa applications or to immigrant visa applications. All services to U.S. citizens will continue, except for new requests for ...
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