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Spring Semester in Tokyo Study Abroad Program | Travel Alerts

Current Japan Travel Alerts:

1.   No Travel Alert or Warning for Japan

The April 2015 American Citizen Services Newsletter from the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo indicates that no travel warning or alert currently exists for Japan.

2. Japan Country Information Sheet Updated

On October 8, 2014, the State Department updated the Japan Country Information sheet at Travel.State.gov. Click the following link to read updates to the Special Circumstances section.


3.   Security Reminder:  Department of State Worldwide Caution

On January 9, 2015, the Department of State updated its Worldwide Caution on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.  This Caution is available at:


For additional information, please visit "Americans Traveling Abroad" on the Department of State website:


Students traveling abroad may wish to visit: http://studentsabroad.state.gov/

4. Japan National Tourism Organization

For information on the post-2011 Earthquake and Tsunami Situation (including information on radiation), see  


5.   Japan Meteorological Agency Emergency Warning System

The Japan Meteorological Agency Emergency Warning System issues warnings to alert people to the significant likelihood of catastrophes in association with natural phenomena of extraordinary magnitude. Read more about the Emergency Warning System at