Current requirements and information on travel to Japan
AS OF THE 29th OF APRIL 2023, PROOF OF VACCINATION AND NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULTS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO JAPAN.
1 Required Documents to Enter Japan
1. Your valid visa and passport OR visa exempt passport.
2. Complete the customs and immigration procedures via Visit Japan Web OR complete the customs and immigration procedures by paper upon arrival to Japan.
Visit Japan Web is a web service for smooth arrival procedure at airport. This service is for both international travelers and Japanese citizens and this can be used for Quarantine, Immigration, and Customs declaration procedures.
If you have a trouble uploading your data, please check the instruction manual, FAQ or contact the Digital Agency.
For more details on required documents to enter Japan, please see here (Ministry of Health link)
2 Various Points of Contact(Inquiry)
o Regarding the strengthened quarantine measures: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Calling from within Japan: 0120-565-653
Calling from overseas: +81-3-3595-2176
(Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean speakers available)
o Information Centers & One-Stop Consultation Centers: Immigration Services Agency of Japan
Calling from overseas: +81-3-5796-7112
Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Nepali, Indonesian, Thai, Khmer (Cambodia), Myanmar Language, Mongolian, French, Sinhala, and Urdu
o Foreign residents support center, Ministry of Foreign Affairs visa information
TEL: 0570-011000 (Navigation Dial: follow the prompts, after pressing 1 for Japanese, please press 5.)
For information on countries subject to visa restriction measures, please check the home page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
3 Border Enforcement Notices1 December - Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
29 November - Application for foreign nationals eligible for Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel
9 November - COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates Valid for Entry into Japan from Abroad
5 November - New Measures for Border Enforcement (19)