IMPORTANT NOTICE ON NEW RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (Updated on June 29, 2020)
1. Areas subject to the entry ban
*Foreigners with the status of residence of “Permanent Resident”, “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” or “Long Term Resident”, who have departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by April 2, 2020 are treated, in principle, as persons in special circumstances. This, however, is not applicable to foreigners who depart Japan on or after April 3, 2020. The “Special Permanent Resident” is not in the scope of the entry ban.
India, Indonesia, Singapore,Thailand, Korea, China(including Hong Kong and Macau), Taiwan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Brunei,Viet Nam, Malaysia, Maldives
Australia, New Zealand
United States of America,Canada
Latin America and the Caribbean
Argentine, Antigua and Barbuda, Uruguay, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Cuba, Guatemala, Grenada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Jamaica, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Vincent, Chile, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, The Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Honduras, Mexico
Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Oman, Qatar,Kuwait,Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Lebanon
Iceland, Ireland, Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Andorra, Italy, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Estonia, Austria, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, North Macedonia, Cyprus, Greece, Kyrgyz Republic, Croatia, Kosovo, San Marino, Georgia, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Vatican, Hungary, Finland, France, Bulgaria, Belarus, Belgium, Poland,Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Malta, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Romania, Luxembourg, Russia
Visa applicants are required to submit a completed questionnaire on whether or not they have (or will have) been physically present within any of the areas listed above in the 14 days prior to their arrival to Japan.
2. Strengthened quarantine
In additon, conducting PCR tests for arrivals who have visited the countries and regions listed in paragraph 1 above within 14 days prior to their entry into Japan. It should be noted that arrivals who have visited the countries which had been already designated as areas subject to the entry ban within 14 days prior to their entry into Japan also need to undergo PCR tests as they are required now.
It will be applied to the passengers of aircrafts and ships which arrives to Japan after 0:00 am on April 3, 2020 (JST), and be implemented until the last day of July. The period can be renewed.
3. Visa restrictions
Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)