For Travelers to Japan (Entry/Re-Entry to Japan, Pre-departure test etc.)

2022/10/11
     From 11 October 2022, except for entrants and returnees with symptoms of COVID-19, no testing is carried out at the time of entry to Japan. However, all entrants and returnees are required to submit (1) vaccination certificate (primary series and first booster dose) or negative test result certificate on the pre-departure test and (2) quetionnaire.

[Vaccination certificate]
     A proof of vaccination must indicate; name of the traveller, date of birth, name of the product/manufacturer of vaccines, dates of vaccination and number of COVID-19 vaccine doses. As such, “Vaccination Certificate (HealthCerts)”, "COVID-19 Vaccination Report (acceptable only if you can prove your NRIC/FIN and date of birth by a document issued by Singapore Government*)" and “COVID-19 Vaccination Card” as well as vaccination certificate issued by Japanese Government are acceptable. Please make sure that you meet all the requirements before departure if you want to be granted the concession*. You do not need to wait for a certain period after you get the first booster dose.
* Regarding children under 18 years of age who do not have any valid vaccination certificate: If one of the child's parents (1) has valid vaccination certificate, (2) is accompanying to the child and (3) supervises the child during their travel,  the child will specially not be required to submit negative test result certificate but be regarded as one who has a valid vaccination certificate. This special measure does not apply in the case which a child enters to Japan independently.
Vaccination Certificate 



 
・SingPass is required for the certificate.
Notαrise - Digital authentication and endorsement for travellers (notarise.gov.sg)

OR
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Report 
 
 
・SingPass is required to download and print a hard copy.
・You also need to present any document issued by Singapore Government on which NRIC/FIN is shown (e.g. identity card for Singapore national, PR or passholder or  "Visit Pass and Embarkation Form") to prove your date of birth, which is not indicated on COVID-19 Vaccination Report.

OR
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Card
 
 
 
 

[Negative test result certificate] 
     Please be sure to bring the PRINTED VERSION of digital PDT certificate, provided by clinics approved by the MOH※ (Click here for the PDT information (Singapore govt, website)).
(※)A certificate needs to include; Name of the traveller and Date of birth. The test should be “RT-PCR” and the sample needs to be collected by “Nasopharyngeal or Nasal swab” or ”Saliva” method. It also should include; testing date and time, name of clinic that conducted the test, result (negative) and the date when the result was notified. Please note that Antigen Rapid Test is not accepted.
     If you are a recovered traveler with an infection record of COVID-19 prior to departure and have difficulty obtaining a valid Pre-departure test certificate due to a positive test result, please contact the Consular Section of the Embassy of Japan (ryoji@sn.mofa.go.jp). (If you are a traveler in recovery and can obtain a tested negative result or if you have not obtained PDT test result yet, please do not contact the Embassy).

[Questionnaire]
     To follow up your health after entry into Japan, your email address and phone number etc., will be checked at the Quarantine Station. You can register these information on MySOS Web, MySOS mobile app (reccomended by Japan's government as below) or questionnaire online
 ▶ Measures to deal with the new type of coronavirus Questionnaire response reception


※Japan's government highly recommend to use Fast Track.
     Fast Track applications will move to "Visit Japan Web" from "MySOS" on 1 November 2022. Transitional measures are in place for this move and you may use each websites as follows depending on your date of entry to Japan and your MySOS usage.
・If you have already register your vaccination certificate to MySOS, you may use MySOS until 13 January 2023.
・If you have already register your answer for questionnare to MySOS, you may register your vaccination certificate or the result of your pre-departure test.
⇒You can refer to Visit Japan Web here.
⇒You can refer to MySOS here.


 
【General Information】
  Important Notice (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

If you have further queries, please contact:
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (for information about quarantine)
From Japan:0120-248-668 (only Japanese)
From overseas:+81-50-1751-2158(Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean)
                        +81-50-1741-8558 (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean)
(operation hours:all year round/ 9:00-21:00JST)