Japan
Updated:
April 13, 2022

Travel Restrictions

Updated:
April 13, 2022
Tests
Testing Required
Quarantine
None
Testing requirement
Before Entry
PCR test 72 hours before entry
no testing required
Upon Arrival to
Japan
PCR test upon entry
Upon Return to the UK
No testing required on return to the UK
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Required Documents

To enter
Japan
Test Certificate
PCR test 72 hours before entry
To return to the UK
No Testing Required

Entry Requirements

  • All arrivals to Japan will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, no older than 72 hours.
  • The testing form should be the one approved by MOFA.
  • All arrivals to Japan will be required to be tested again upon arrival.

General

  • Japan declared a quasi-states of emergency in most prefectures.
  • International borders remain closed for travelers.

Can I Travel to Japan?

  • Japan's borders are closed for most travelers.
  • New visa holders can now enter Japan.
  • Exceptions may be made in specific cases, after applying in advance.
  • Arrivals must download the OSSMA, Skype, and Covid-19 Contact Confirming Application (COCOA) mobile applications to their phone.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Japan?

  • Arrivals to Japan from medium-risk and high-risk countries will be required to quarantine in a designated location for 7 days.
  • Arrivals from low-risk countries can self-quarantine for 7 days.
  • This can be shortened if taking another test on the 3rd day.
  • Arrivals who have fully vaccinated + booster and traveled from safe countries are not required to quarantine.

Are Covid-19 tests required to travel to Japan?

  • All arrivals to Japan will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test, no older than 72 hours.
  • The testing form should be the one approved by MOFA.
  • All arrivals to Japan will be required to be tested again upon arrival.

Is public transportation open in Japan?

Public transportation in Japan is open.

Are restaurants and bars open in Japan?

Restaurants and bars in Japan are open in reduced capacity and under social distancing instructions.

Are businesses and attractions open in Japan?

Nonessential businesses and attractions in Japan are open, under social distancing requirements.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Japan?

Wearing face masks is recommended in all public places.

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