Border measures updates
As of July 28th, 2022
Reference the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan official website for all policy regarding travel.
*All those who enter, re-enter or return to Japan (including Japanese nationals) are requested to submit a certificate proving a negative test result for COVID-19 that was conducted within 72 hours prior to departure for Japan. Please see the link here for the test certificate required format.
**Use of Fast Track (pre-registration for airport quarantine procedures) is strongly recommended. [All people entering Japan.] For further information, please visit the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website through the link here.
***For the latest information on the country and region lists, click here.
****3-day quarantine at a specific facility designated by the chief of the quarantine station (+negative test result (PCR test) at the facility)
Before entering Japan
Install the MySOS app* on your smartphone/device
*MySOS is an app to report your health condition and location after entering Japan. It is also used to pre-register for quarantine procedures before you enter Japan.
If you do not have a smartphone, please complete the Questionnaire WEB survey online, and bring the resulting QR code with you.
Vaccination certificate (see below for details)
※To reduce wait times at the airport on arrival
Once all required information has been submitted and our document review is complete, the MySOS screen will turn blue.
At the airport (arrival)
Document review at airport is simplified
No COVID test required at airport
To compare, click to see procedures if your screen is yellow or red,
After entry to Japan
No quarantines required