Effective January 26, 2021 travelers arriving in the U.S. must: get tested for COVID-19 no more than 3 days before departing to the USA and show a negative test result to the airline before boarding OR show documentation of recent recovery from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding. Both PCR and rapid antigen type tests are accepted.
This new order applies to all air passengers - including U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents - aged 2 years and older. Acceptable documentation of recovery from COVID-19 includes both a positive viral test result within 3 months of travel AND a letter from a healthcare provider or public health official stating that the passenger is cleared to end isolation.
Citizens of 日本 require an electronic travel authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling to the アメリカ合衆国 by air or sea. The process is done entirely online, no documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive your electronic approval via e-mail.
Machine-readable passports issued or renewed/extended on or after October 26, 2005 through October 25, 2006 must contain a digital photograph printed on the passport data page OR an integrated chip containing information from the data page (e-passport)