- Western and Northeast Regions: Aug. 9, 2015
- Central and Southern Regions: Aug. 11, 2015
Therefore, your passport must be valid through Feb. 9, 2016, or Feb. 11, 2016, respectively. It is advisable that participants who do not yet have a passport apply for one as soon as possible. See http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english.html or contact your local post office to apply for a passport. Participants will be required to send copies of their passport details to the BSA International Department in advance of the jamboree.
Americans can visit Japan for up to three months without needing a visa. It is the responsibility of BSA members who are citizens of other nations to determine if they are required to obtain a visa to enter Japan, obtain this visa, if necessary, and ensure that they will be able to enter back into the United States at the end of the event.
The BSA's International Department monitors the travel advice issued by the U.S. State Department on a regular basis. Travel advice and information issued by the U.S. government can be found at www.travel.state.gov/.
Have questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-580-2489. Please provide your name, phone number, email address, record locator number from your world jamboree application, and the issue you are asking about. We will respond via email as soon as possible.