27 March 2020 – Entry denied for those arriving from Europe or Iran

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Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: In line with the recent Level 3 Travel Advice and Warning on Infectious Diseases, we have decided to include the entire regions of 21 European countries and Iran to the areas from which we will deny entry in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act. PCR screenings will be conducted at the airport for all Japanese nationals returning to Japan from these areas.
Full details here: https://japan.kantei.go.jp/98_abe/actions/202003/_00041.html