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IMPACT – HIGH
What is the change? The government has announced mandatory quarantine for all visitors arriving from the United States.
What does the change mean? As of Thursday, March 26 all visitors arriving from the United States will have to undergo 14 days of quarantine in locations designated by the quarantine office.
Additional information: Last week, Japan announced visa and entry restrictions for visitors arriving from European countries including the United Kingdom, as well as Egypt and Iran. The restrictions included suspension of visa-free entry and single/multiple-entry visas issued by Japanese embassies/consulates in the affected countries on or before March 20, as well as mandatory quarantine for visitors arriving from those countries.
Analysis & Comments: As Japan continues to implement travel restrictions and quarantine measures, employers should anticipate significant delays and disruptions to employee mobility, as well as further restrictions. Deloitte will provide updates as information becomes available.
Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Global Travel Impact Matrix, available here, for information on travel restrictions in other countries and territories.
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