Japan


Covid Travel Guide

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1. Passengers who have been in Albania, Armenia, Australia, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Israel, Indonesia, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova (Rep.), Morocco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom or Viet Nam in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

- This does not apply to residents of Japan with \u201cPermanent Resident" or \u201cLong Term Resident", who have departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by 2 April 2020.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Special Permanent Residence Permit. However, they must have a Re-entry Permit from a regional immigration officer.

- This does not apply to US military personnel.

- This does not apply to airline crew if they comply with the following requirements:

(a) each crewmember must submit a quarantine questionnaire;

(b) each crewmember must submit and a "Plan of Stay in Japan" declaration;

(c) crews should adhere to the instructions provided in the quarantine document "Notice: For Crews boarding vehicles from areas subject to strengthened quarantine";

(d) airlines should arrange chartered vehicles (as opposed to public transportation) to transport crews between the airport and their hotel; and

(e) airlines should ensure that crews comply with items (a) through (d) above during their stay in Japan.

2. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Chile, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro, Malaysia, Moldova, Morocco, Netherland, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Vatican City (Holy See), Viet Nam, USA or United Kingdom in the past 14 days must submit a quarantine questionnaire upon arrival.

3. Passengers who have been in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

- This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Special Permanent Residence Permit. However, they must have a Re-entry Permit from a regional immigration officer.

- This does not apply to US military personnel.

4. Visas issued on or before 2 April 2020 by the Embassies, Consulates-General and Consulate of Japan located outside Albania, Armenia, Australia, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Israel, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova (Rep.), Morocco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, Philippines, Singapore, Slovakia, Serbia, Thailand, Poland, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA and Viet Nam, are invalidated.

5. Visa exemption for passengers with passengers with a British passport, Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, Macao (SAR China) passport is suspended.

6. Visa exemption for nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Rep., El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican City (Holy See) is suspended.

7. Visa exemption for nationals of Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia

We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information. So we suggest you always check the information provided by the official authorities.

 

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