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General Checklist for Traveling to Japan What to need before and after entry into Japan

Last updated: Wednesday, 15 June 2022


From June 1, 2022, quarantine process after entry into Japan differs according to the grouping(“●Blue”, “●Yellow” , and “●Red” categories) of the countries/regions in which the entrants stayed within 14 days before the day of application for landing on Japan

Please check the grouping of the countries/regions on this page.


From June 10, 2022, guided package tours from countries or regions in the group "Blue" are accepted. Regardless of the vaccination status of the entrants, Covid-19 on-arrival test and isolation upon arrival are not required. Please refer to this page if your purpose of visiting Japan is “tourism”.

●Group “Blue”:Tourist entry on guided package tours is accepted from June 10, 2022. Regardless of the vaccination status of the entrants, Covid-19 on-arrival test and isolation upon arrival are not required.

●Group “Yellow”:Those who obtain a valid Covid-19 vaccination certificate are not required to take Covid-19 on-arrival test and isolation upon arrival. For those who do not obtain a valid Covid-19 vaccination certificate, Covid-19 on-arrival test and 7-day isolation at home/hotel (or 3-day isolation at home/hotel + a negative test result from a voluntary Covid-19 test on the 3rd day of the isolation) are required. For more information on vaccination, please refer to this website.

●Group “Red”:On-arrival test and 3-day isolation at a government-designated facility are required. However, those who obtain a valid vaccination certificate may have 7-day isolation at home/hotel (or 3-day isolation at home/hotel + a negative test result from a voluntary Covid-19 test on the 3rd day of the isolation) instead. For more information on vaccination, please refer to this website.

Regarding each group’s entry process to Japan, please check the following information.


Covid-19 on-arrival test and Isolation period<br>
* Grouping of the countries/regions: www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/covid-19/border_category.html
** Valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate: www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page24e_000317.html

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