Travelers from certain U.S. states are required to stay 3 days at the accommodation facility
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 mutant strain B.1.617, first found in India, 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 on the 3rd day may leave the facility to self-quarantine at their place of residence, hotel or another location during the remaining period of 14 days after entering Japan.

This requirement applies to travelers departing from the following states:
Iowa, Idaho, Arizona, Oklahoma, Oregon, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, New York, Nevada, Nebraska, Maine, Montana, Rhode Island

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

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Certificate of negative COVID-19 test result
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