Japan Entry Updates September 2022

Posted by NTA America on Sep 27th 2022

As of September 27th 2022,

Under Covid 19 restrictions, visa exemption measures for U.S. passport holders have been suspended. All foreign nationals are required to obtain a visa. Please visit the Embassy of Japan in the USA site for more information.

After October 11th 2022 Japan Time,

US passport holders do not need a Visa to enter Japan for the short-term stay, 90 days or less, and do not need to receive the ERFS certificate.

Proof of vaccination (fully vaccinated with a booster) or a negative test certificate received within 72 hours before departure will still be required.