Notice Regarding Mandatory Security Screening in Accordance with Amendments to Civil Aeronautics Act
With the revision of the Civil Aeronautics Act, it will become mandatory to undergo a security check from March 10 2022.
Trespassing beyond security checkpoints without undergoing security screening is a violation of the Civil Aeronautics Act which may result in imprisonment of up to one year or a fine of up to 500,000 yen.
Security screening is conducted in accordance with the instructions of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, please follow the instructions of security screeners or related personnel.
Screening may take some time during busy periods so please ensure that you arrive at Narita Airport with sufficient time to spare.
Tips for smooth processing through security screening are available on the website of the Public Relations Office of the Government of Japan. Please check the site before traveling.
- Precautions to Observe for Security Screening Prior to Boarding Your Aircraft (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism website)
- Information Poster on Amendments to the Civil Aeronautics Act
- Enhanced Security Screening and Tips for Fast Processing (Public Relations Office of the Government of Japan)
Examples of Cabin or Checked Baggage Items/Materials Considered Dangerous