Covid Entry Check: Japan Travel Restrictions

This Japan dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Closed for Travel
  • Up to 0 Days
Last reviewed on 13 Aug 2022, 02:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
1,274,453
-25.9% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
15,126,145
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)
• Business Travellers
• Travellers from certain countries may enter, please see travel restrictions for details

Others:
For more information on visa's now allowed to enter, please see https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

What to expect in Japan?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

There are no vaccine exemptions at this time.

For more information you may go to:
Authorities announced that Janssen, Vaxzevria and ​​Covishield COVID-19 vaccines will be recognised as valid booster shots from 26 June. Travellers who received a recognised booster shot from Yellow countries/regions are exempt from upon-arrival testing and quarantine, while Authorities announced that Janssen, Vaxzevria and ​​Covishield COVID-19 vaccines will be recognised as valid booster shots from 26 June. Travellers who received a recognised booster shot from Yellow countries/regions are exempt from upon-arrival testing and quarantine, while those from Red countries/regions are eligible for home quarantine instead of institutional quarantine.

📝 Forms

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Details:
Travellers must complete a "Quarantine Questionnaire" at https://arqs-qa.followup.mhlw.go.jp/ . This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

For more information you may go to:
https://arqs-qa.followup.mhlw.go.jp/

🌡️ Testing requirements

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a Covid-19 test from an accepted establishment taken prior to your departure from the first embarkation point.
On Arrival you may be required to complete a test for Covid-19 and/or some form of medical screening, the cost borne by the traveller

Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 test result at most 72 hours prior to departure.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000121431_00248.html

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 5 days. Quarantine is to be served at your home / hotel

Details:
5-day home quarantine (or 3-day home quarantine + negative result of a voluntary test) are required, however, those who obtain a valid vaccination certificate are not required to have on-arrival test, home quarantine and other measures.

For more information you may go to:
https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html#title4

Other important information:
Authorities announced that Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin was recognised as a valid vaccine and booster against COVID-19 for quarantine exemption and home quarantine eligibility purposes for travellers from Yellow and Red listed countries. Other recognised vaccines are Comirnaty, Covishield, Vaxzevria, Spikevax, Jcovden, Nuvaxovid and Covovax.
For further information visit:

DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.