All foreign nationals are not allowed to visit Japan for tourism purposes. As of March 19th, all visitors to Japan (including Japanese nationals) must submit a negative test result with 72 hours prior to departure, all visitors will continue to be subject to take the PCR test at the time of entry, wait at a designated location, and not use public transportation within Japan for 14 days. Re-entries are not allowed from countries/regions with the high concern of the confirmed coronavirus variant. Currently, there is no relaxation of quarantine measures upon entry into Japan as a result of having a certificate of vaccination.
The government has extended the state of emergency until September 12th for 21 prefectures. The government has announced that half of the population has completed at least the first shot of vaccinations. In addition, nearly 40% of the population has completed two doses of vaccination.
For more information please visit:
- Government Announcement: Prime Minister's Office
- Situation Report: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
- Travel Restrictions: JNTO Advisory