April 28, 2023

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On April 28, details of the upcoming border measures regarding novel coronavirus infections were released. The outline of the measures is as follows.

Based on the announcement that new coronavirus infectious diseases will no longer be recognized as "new influenza and other infectious diseases," the following changes will be made to the border measures after midnight on April 29.
(1) All entrants will not be required to submit either a "negative test certificate from a test taken within 72 hours prior to departure from Japan" or a "vaccination certificate (3 times)".

For details, please refer to the following link.

Please check before you travel from the USA to Japan

About Fast Track (Visit Japan Web) Registration
Anyone entering Japan on or after April 29, 2023, is no longer required to show a valid vaccination certificate or a test certificate obtained before departure.
With the above change, the "Quarantine procedure (Fast Track)" icon was removed on April 29 at 00:00 JST.
Visit Japan web is a service that allows you to perform arrival procedures "immigration ", "customs ", and "Tax-free shopping service" online. In addition to those entering the country from overseas, it can also be used by those returning to Japan.
*If you don't use Visit Japan Web, document confirmation process at the arriving airport may require an extended period of time.
Visit Japan Web

Please be sure to check before returning to the USA from Japan

1. Presentation of vaccination certificate

From November 8, 2021 US time, non-immigrants over the age of 18 (those entering the country with various visas or ESTA) are required to present proof of vaccination when entering the United States (air route) (some exemptions apply)

If you have a U.S. permanent resident (green card) or are a U.S. citizen, you do not need proof of vaccination.

Click here for details (U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Tokyo)

As of January 2023, U.S. citizens and permanent residents do not require any documents to enter the United States.
Please have your passport (or green card if you are a permanent resident) ready.

2. After June 12th (Sun) US time, PCR tests are no longer required for flights arriving in the United States.
3. Attestation
All persons entering the United States via Visa or ESTA are required to submit an "Oath". Please Click here for the CDC affidavit.
View the Order pdf icon[PDF– 32 pages]
View the Attestation pdf icon[PDF– 5 pages]

Travel Notice by Major Airlines

Make sure to check the airline's website for flight status, cancellation, changes, and other conditions.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Immigration Restrictions

Inside Japan Information

Notice from quarantine station to persons entering Japan from overseas
JNTO Coronavirus Advisory Information:
Foreign visitors information (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan):