U.S. passengers traveling to Japan from states that have confirmed cases of the mutant strain

Information as of 5:00JST,July 21th,2021.

Effective for flights arriving on/after midnight on Friday, June 4 (Japan time), all passengers entering and returning from certain states that have confirmed cases of the mutant strain are required to stay at the accommodation facility designated by the chief of the quarantine station for 3 days, and take another COVID-19 test on the 3rd day (does not include day of entry). Those who test negative may leave the facility and are required to self-quarantine at your home, hotel, or another location during the remaining period of 14 days after entering Japan (and you cannot use public transportation such as trains, buses, taxis, aircraft for domestic flights).

This requirement applies to travelers who have been present in the following states for the 14 days preceding their arrival into Japan:

Idaho, Arkansas, Arizona, Oklahoma ⁑, Oregon, Kentucky, Colorado, Nevada, Mississippi, Missouri ⁑, Montana, Louisiana, Utah, Wyoming, Washington, New Mexico *

(*) On/after July 21 (midnight, Japan time), travelers from New Mexico will no longer be required to stay at the accommodation facility for 3 days, but are still required to self-quarantine for 14 days after entering Japan.

(⁑) Additionally, on/after July 21 (midnight, Japan time) travelers from Oklahoma and Missouri are required to stay are required to stay at the accommodation facility designated by the chief of the quarantine station for 3 days, and take another COVID-19 test on the 3rd day (does not include day of entry) and still required to self-quarantine for 14 days after entering Japan.

Florida and Minnesota ⁂ are also designated by the Japanese government as areas with confirmed spread of COVID-19 variants. Travelers who have been present in these states for the 14 days preceding their arrival into Japan will also be required to quarantine at the provided facility for three days before being permitted to complete their self-quarantine period. Please click here (Japanese page) for more details.

(⁂) On/after July 9 (midnight, Japan time), travelers who tested negative upon entry into Japan will no longer be required to stay at the accommodation facility for 3 days, but are still required to self-quarantine for 14 days after entering Japan.

Cases where the 3-day stay at the accommodation facility would be applicable (or inapplicable):

a)  Passenger who arrived at JFK airport (New York) via public transportation (bus, taxi, train, Uber/Lyft, etc.) from a state not listed above, then departed from JFK to Japan
  → Subject to the stay
  → Only those who arrive at JFK airport via their own car or a hired car service and depart for Japan are not subject to the stay

b)  Passenger who arrived to San Francisco from a state not listed above, staying overnight in San Francisco departing for Japan the following day
  → Staying overnight would make San Francisco the origin, so the passenger is subject to the stay

c)  Passenger with connecting flights (for example: Mexico City-Los Angeles-Narita)
  → Los Angeles would be considered as entry into the U.S., but because it is considered a connecting flight, the passenger is not subject to the stay

Information may be updated daily.

For details, please refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (Japanese page).

For other information regarding Japan entry, please click here.

July 21, 2021
All Nippon Airways, Co. Ltd.