Residents intending to visit the Fukushima Prefecture or are already there should exercise caution, attend to personal safety and monitor the situation and the announcements by the Japanese authorities. They should avoid all travel within 20 kilometres of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, as well as the exclusion zones identified by the Japanese authorities as shown on this map. In March 2011, north-east Japan was hit by a serious earthquake, which caused tsunami as well as nuclear accidents in the Fukushima Prefecture.
[ current OTA issued on 27 July 2012, 18:00 ]
Registration for Outbound Travel Information (ROTI)
Before departing Hong Kong, residents may register via ROTI their travel itineraries and contact details to receive updates on OTA and related information. The Immigration Department may contact and assist the registrants in an emergency.
Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:
Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)
Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)
- In view of the current situation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China issued a notice on 17 September 2012 to alert Chinese residents in Japan to attend to personal safety.
Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)
Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)