Travel Alert based on the US State Department.

Limitation: Query time interval must be less than one minute. This will allow 1440 queries per day.

Resource URL

https://api.idemc.org/travel_alert_us/v1/

Parameters

ParameterDescriptionOptionalDefault
api_key Authentication API key Required None
country_code Query a specific country based on ISO 3 code. If you do not enter an ISO3 code, you will receive all reports.
More ISO3 information
True None

Example

Method: POST
URL: https://api.idemc.org/travel_alert_us/v1/

Request

  {
    "api_key" : "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx",
    "country_code" : "JPN"
}  

Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Thu, 13 Aug 2020 06:51:17 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/travel_alert_us/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Travel Alert based on the US State Department",
        "status": 200,
        "message": "Data has been published",
        "api": "1.0.4",
        "count": 1
    },
    "features": [
        {
            "id": "71",
            "type": "Feature",
            "geometry": {
                "type": "Point",
                "coordinates": [
                    139.69171,
                    35.6895
                ]
            },
            "properties": {
                "event_date": "2020-08-06T00:00:00+00:00",
                "event_update": "2020-08-06T18:30:01+00:00",
                "location": {
                    "area_code": "01",
                    "area_name": "Asia",
                    "country_code": "1000",
                    "country_name": "Japan"
                },
                "alert_level": "Level 3",
                "alert_type": "Reconsider Travel",
                "bulletin": "Reconsider travel to Japan due to COVID-19.  

\n

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    

\n

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Japan due to COVID-19. 

\n

Japan has resumed most business operations (including day cares and schools). COVID-19 is still a serious concern in Tokyo and across many areas of Japan, and restrictions on entry remain in effect. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Japan. 

\n

Read the country information page.

\n

If you travel to Japan, you should:

\n
    \n
  • See the U.S. Embassy's web page regarding COVID-19.  
  • \n
  • Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.    
  • \n
  • Avoid contact with sick people.
  • \n
  • Discuss travel to Japan with your healthcare provider. Older adults and travelers with underlying health issues may be at risk for more severe disease.
  • \n
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • \n
  • Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at 60%–95% alcohol. Soap and water should be used if hands are visibly dirty.
  • \n
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • \n
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • \n
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for Japan.
  • \n
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist
  • \n
\n

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

\n]]>", "data_confidence": 1 } } ] }

Error Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:15:54 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/travel_alert_us/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Travel Alert based on the US State Department",
        "status": 600,
        "message": "Wrong, missing or expired api key",
        "api": "1.0.4",
        "count": 0
    }
}  

Resource Information

Rate Limited True
Response Format geoJSON
Authentication Yes