New crew change regulations (24 December)

27 Dec 2020 / Japan

New regulations for crew change have been announced by the immigration office. With effect from 24 December 2020, any passenger arriving in Japan who has visited the UK in the 14 days prior to arrival and holding visa which indicates “EX-R” in the remarks will not be allowed to enter Japan. This also applies to seaman’s book holding crew.

All other crew change regulations announced earlier remain in effect.

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