Japan Safe Travel Information
JNTO official SNS accounts
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) provides useful information on weather warnings/advisories and latest news of transportation services during your stay in Japan.
X (Twitter) @JapanSafeTravel
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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.
Japan Visitor Hotline
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.
- From Japan 050-3816-2787
- From Overseas +81-50-3816-2787
- Chatbot (in case of emergencies only)
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.
- TOP Page:
Warnings and Advisories
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
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.
Tourist Information Center
Tourist Information Centers throughout Japan certified by JNTO can offer basic travel tips and up-to-date information on popular tourist attractions to comprehensive advice tailored to your specific needs.
Please check the website below to find the information centers nearby.
Major Urban Railways
Keisei Electric Railway
Odakyu Electric Railway
Sotetsu Group (Sagami Railway)
Nankai Electric Railway
Hanshin Electric Railway
New Chitose Airport
Sendai International Airport
Narita International Airport
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
Kansai International Airport
Chubu Centrair International Airport
Other Airports information is available here
National Airlines and LCCs
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
Post 2011.3.11 General Information
A message from KONO Taro, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety
The discharge of ALPS treated water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station of TEPCO and the safety of Japanese foods