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Travel to Japan during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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TRAFFIC LIGHT STATUS: Green

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

TBC

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: This requirement is yet to be confirmed by the destination.
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

All travellers entering into Japan must show written evidence of a negative COVID-19 test conducted within 3 days (72 hours) before your flight departure time. 

At present however, UK nationals are not permitted to enter into Japan

On arrival:

Arrivals from most countries will be required to undergo a further COVID-19 test on arrival into Japan.  You will then need to spend the first 3 nights of your stay in a government provided self-isolation facility and take a further test on the 3rd day.  You will then need to self-isolate for a period of 11 days at a designated location such as a hotel, even if the test result is negative. 

 

Form pre-travel: This destination has not yet confirmed if a Traveller Health Declaration is required and within what timescale.
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/japan
Local regulations:

There is a state of emergency in place in Okinawa prefecture until 11th July.  Other prefectures also have some restrictions in place.

You must follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks in all public spaces whether outdoors or indoors.  You should avoid closed spaces where possible.

Shops and restaurants may be closed or operating reduced hours.

You should follow the instructions of the local authorities once in Japan.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: This requirement is yet to be confirmed by the destination.
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

All travellers entering into Japan must show written evidence of a negative COVID-19 test conducted within 3 days (72 hours) before your flight departure time. 

At present however, UK nationals are not permitted to enter into Japan

On arrival:

Arrivals from most countries will be required to undergo a further COVID-19 test on arrival into Japan.  You will then need to spend the first 3 nights of your stay in a government provided self-isolation facility and take a further test on the 3rd day.  You will then need to self-isolate for a period of 11 days at a designated location such as a hotel, even if the test result is negative. 

Form pre-travel: This destination has not yet confirmed if a Traveller Health Declaration is required and within what timescale.
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/japan
Local regulations:

There is a state of emergency in place in Okinawa prefecture until 11th July.  Other prefectures also have some restrictions in place.

You must follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks in all public spaces whether outdoors or indoors.  You should avoid closed spaces where possible.

Shops and restaurants may be closed or operating reduced hours.

You should follow the instructions of the local authorities once in Japan.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 17.03.2022 at 17:26