Updated information about entering into Japan.

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MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan) updated information about entering into Japan. Self-quarantine period and place of accommodation after entry into Japan willbe changed according to the grouping ("Red", "Yellow" and "Blue" categories) of the countries/regions from June 1st, 2022.

Group "Yellow":  On-arrival test and 7-day home quarantine (or 3-day home quarantine + negative result of a voluntary test) are required, however, those who obtain a valid vaccination certificate are not required to have on-arrival test, home quarantine and other measures.

Group "Blue":  Regardless of the vaccination status of the entrants/returnees, on-arrival test, home quarantine and other measures are not required.

<UPDATE (as of May 27, 2022)> Grouping of the countries/regions has been announced.

You can check your country/region: Border measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) | Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (




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