Travel Restrictions Entering Japan from the Philippines for Vaccinated Travelers

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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed

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Possible COVID-19 Test

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Recommended Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

482.95
Increased by -241.64
at 1/29/2023

Vaccinated

84.40%
Increased by 0.01%
at 1/26/2023
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the Philippines to Japan.

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Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Type
Air Sea
Description

Travelers can enter Japan.

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

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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Border Type
Air
Description

Travelers can transit through Japan as long as they stay in the airport’s international departure area until their next flight. Overnight transit is not allowed at Narita Airport since it doesn’t operate 24 hours.

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Before You Leave

Not Required

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers with a booster dose

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Tourism Business Medical
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers having a booster dose don’t need a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Japan.

Travelers under the age of 18 also don’t need a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Japan if accompanied by a fully-vaccinated parent (who has received their booster shot) who supervises their activities, as those travelers will be considered as fully vaccinated.

Travelers should have a third dose (booster dose) of the following vaccines to be considered fully vaccinated: Comirnaty/Pfizer, Spikevax/Moderna, Nuvaxovid/Novavax, Vaxzevria/AstraZeneca, Covishield, JCOVDEN/Janssen, COVAXIN /Bharat Biotech, Covovax, Covilo BBIBP-CorV Inactivated COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell)/Sinopharm, CoronaVac COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell)/Sinovac, and CONVIDECIA/CanSino.

Mix-and-match vaccines are also considered valid.

Vaccinated travelers without a booster dose must have a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result before traveling to Japan. In that situation, please see the pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements for unvaccinated travelers.

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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 on arrival. Travelers can complete the procedure in the pre-application system Fast Track.

Please see more details regarding Fast Track registration.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Japan

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Description

Travelers are considered fully vaccinated after receiving 3 doses (as for the Janssen vaccine and CONVIDECIA/CanSino, only in the case of primary series, 1 dose is considered equivalent to 2) of a WHO EUL emergency approved vaccine.

Mix-and-match vaccines are also considered valid.

The following items on a vaccination certificate, such as name, date of birth, the vaccine name, date of vaccination, and the number of doses administered, must be listed in Japanese or English. The COVID-19 vaccination certificate must be issued by an official body such as the government of any of the countries approved.

Travelers should have a third dose (booster dose) of the following vaccines to be considered fully vaccinated: Comirnaty/Pfizer, Spikevax/Moderna, Nuvaxovid/Novavax, Vaxzevria/AstraZeneca, Covishield, JCOVDEN/Janssen, COVAXIN /Bharat Biotech, Covovax, Covilo BBIBP-CorV Inactivated COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell)/Sinopharm, CoronaVac COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell)/Sinovac, and CONVIDECIA/CanSino.

Please see the source for more details regarding vaccination certificates accepted in Japan.

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This vaccination requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 18 are accompanied by a fully-vaccinated parent (who has received their booster shot) who supervises their activities.
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Recommended

Recommended Visit Japan Web application

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Travelers are recommended to register via email on the Visit Japan Web before arriving in Japan. Travelers must obtain QR codes and present each QR code at immigration and customs on arrival.

Please see more details regarding registration on Visit Japan Web.

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For Transit

Not Required

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers not entering Japan and transferring directly to a third country by transit don’t need to submit 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

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers who have been in China in the last 7 days must take a COVID-19 test on arrival.

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Not Required

Quarantine is not required

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Travelers don’t need to quarantine on arrival in Japan.

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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 places where social distancing is not possible.

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This mask requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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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
482.95
Increased by -241.64
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
14.83%
Decreased by 8.23%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
84.40%
Increased by 0.01%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
104,616,082
Increased by 10,277
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
0.92
Increased by -0.15
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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