Travel Restrictions Entering Japan from Benin for Unvaccinated Travelers

🇧🇯 Benin
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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Recommended Masks

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2x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

1,604.08
Increased by -112.87
at 8/13/2022

Vaccinated

83.45%
Increased by 0.04%
at 8/11/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are unvaccinated and traveling from Benin to Japan.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

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Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Type
Air Sea
Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries for a short-term stay for tourism are allowed to enter Japan under special exceptional circumstances.

Visitor visas are suspended for most nationalities. Independent travelers can not get a tourist visa regardless of their country of origin. Foreign nationals planning to travel for short-term tourism trips may be authorized to enter as long as they have the ERFS form. The ERFS form should be obtained by a receiving organization located in Japan through an online application along with other visa application documents in response to the purpose of the visit.

Please check the documentation and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Border Type
Air
Description

Travelers arriving by air are allowed to transit through Japan as long they stay in the international departure area until their next flight on the same calendar day. Overnight transit is not allowed.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 (RT-PCR, LAMP, TMA, TRC, Smart Amp, NEAR, Next-generation sequence, or CLEIA) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. The test must be conducted by either a nasopharyngeal swab, saliva sample, or a combination of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs. Nasal swab tests (limited to nucleic acid amplification test) are also accepted as valid specimens for the pre-departure test.

This includes Japanese nationals, Business Track, and Residence Track travelers.

Quantitative COVID-19 antigen tests are accepted, however, please check the source to verify the valid format for the certificate of negative results.

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The test results must have a name, date of birth, test method, test result, sample, specimen collection date and time, test result determination date, test certificate issuance date, medical institution name, date of issue, medical institution imprint, or signature in English. When using an optional form, please highlight the required items so that the inspection certificate can be confirmed smoothly.

Testing Options
  • A RT PCR Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Lamp Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A TMA Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine questionnaire

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Description

Travelers must fill up a quarantine questionnaire form, 1 per person, and present the QR code upon arrival. Paper forms are also available at the airport.

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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers who are not entering Japan and transferring directly to a third country by transit, are not required to submit any documents and undergo COVID-19 PCR tests.

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The following cases require entry into Japan and hence have to go through regular entry procedures:

  • Transferring between Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) and Narita International Airport;
  • Travelers with a connecting flight out of Narita International Airport the following day.
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries are not required to quarantine on arrival in Japan.

Please see the source for more details.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health and location monitoring app

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Description

All travelers are required to download and register themselves on the app (MySOS). Travelers are required to confirm location and report health conditions.

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While There

Recommended

Masks are recommended in public

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Description

Travelers are recommended to wear masks in public.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Japan.
Daily New Cases Per Million more information indicator
1,604.08
Increased by -112.87
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
14.83%
Decreased by 8.23%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
83.45%
Increased by 0.04%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
103,990,493
Increased by 45,003
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
1.05
Increased by -0.08
at

Data is sourced from Our World In Data , and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines .

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