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Japan Safe Travel Information


Twitter @JapanSafeTravel


JNTO official Twitter account provides useful information on weather warnings/advisories and latest news of transportation services during your stay in Japan.

Twitter @JapanSafeTravel 


Weibo/微博 @安心访日JapanSafeTravel


Weibo/微博 @安心访日JapanSafeTravel 


Japan Visitor Hotline


Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies including COVID-19. Support is available in English, Chinese and Korean.



COVID-19: Practical Information


JNTO operates a dedicated website to provide useful information such as entry procedures, required documents, emergency tips, travel etiquette, FAQs, and so on.


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Languages: English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港) / Tiếng Việt / Bahasa Indonesia


The following sub-pages focus on each topic.


  • For Travelers: entry procedures and required documents

English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港)


  • FAQ: frequently asked questions about traveling to Japan

English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港)


  • Preventive Measures: Covid-19 preventive measures and travel etiquette

English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港)


  • In case of Emergency: available hotlines and medical institutions

English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港)


  • Measures by the Government of Japan: information about entry into Japan



Warnings and Advisories


Japan Meteorological Agency 
NHK World News 


NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's only public broadcaster. NHK WORLD-JAPAN is NHK's international service delivering the latest information about Japan through TV, radio and the Internet.


Safe Travel Portal site

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Disaster Prevention Portal Site 

Hokkaido Prefecture

Hokkaido Travel Safety Information 


JR Trains


JR Hokkaido 
JR East 
JR Central 
JR West 
JR Shikoku 
JR Kyushu 


Major Urban Railways


Tobu Railway 
Seibu Railway 
Keisei Electric Railway 
Keio Railway 
Odakyu Electric Railway 
Tokyu Corporation 
Keikyu Corporation 
Tokyo Metro 
Sagami Railway 
Nagoya Railroad 
Kintetsu Railway 
Nankai Electric Railway 
Keihan Railway 
Hankyu Railway 
Hanshin Electric Railway 
Nishitetsu Train 


Other Railways


Subway information is available here 
Other local raiway information is available here 


For Airport access railways, please check Tokyo Monorail Osaka Monorail  and other airport access information is available here .




New Chitose Airport 
Sendai International Airport 
Narita International Airport 
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) 
Kansai International Airport 
Chubu Centrair International Airport 
Fukuoka Airport 
Other Airports information is available here 


National Airlines and LCCs


Japan Airlines (JAL) 
All Nippon Airways (ANA) 
Jetstar Japan 
Vanilla Air 


Safety Tips for Travelers


Japan Tourism Agency's "Safety tips for travelers" contains links to other sites controlled by third-party information providers on weather information, weather warning & advisories, news, medical information, and list of embassies and consulates-generals in Japan.


Medical Needs and 24/7 Multilingual Support


Japan Tourism Agency's "Guide for when you are feeling ill " provides medical institutions information, search function, and guideline. The website is available in English, Chinese, and Korean.


Tourist information centers throughout Japan certified by JNTO can offer practical information about airport facilities, flights, accommodation and transport. Please check the website below to find the information centers nearby.


Further queries may be directed to JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC) at 03-3201-3331 (or +81-3-3201-3331 from outside Japan) available 24/7 in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages.


Mandatory Registration for Unmanned Aircraft


From June 2022, unregistered unmanned aircraft flights are prohibited due to the amendment of the Civil Aeronautics Act.
For more information, please refer to "Unmanned Aircraft Registration Web Portal" operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT).
Unmanned Aircraft Registration Web Portal 


Navigation App


Download "Japan Official Travel App" for comprehensive route search.
Japan Official Travel App 



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