Read below and acquire the condition to travel Japan and requirements to get shorten the quarantine period after entering Japan.
In order to enter Japan, regardless of nationality, you will need to do
the following Border Measures.
Dear MLF (2022A) users (for Visa application)
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-Presentation of inspection certificate
You are required to present a certificate of inspection within 72 hours before leaving the country.
If you are unable to present the certificate, you will not be allowed to land in Japan based on the Quarantine Law.
Required conditions of Inspection certificates
Requirements for Certificate of Testing for Entering Japan
Valid Format of Certificate of Negative Test Result
FAQ for Confirmation of Certificate of testing for COVID-19
- Change in quarantine period after entering Japan
You can find steps for shortening the quarantine period after entering
-Steps for shortening the quarantine period after entering Japan
-Change in quarantine period at home/accommodations after entering Japan
-Valid vaccine list
A list of medical institutions :
Find Self-paid COVID-19 test
How to report negative result :
How to view the manual in multiple languages (Browser translation function)
- Quarantined in the accommodation of the government, Submission of a written pledge
Pledge : https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/000922229.pdf
（Updated April 15, 2022）
Read page 1 & 2 and sign on page 1.
Change in quarantine period at home/accommodations after entering Japan :
Depending on the countries and regions in which you stayed, you will be required to stay in the accommodation of the government, and be tested.
Country or region designated as requiring quarantine at government-designated accommodations
You will be asked to pledge not to use public transportation, to stay at
home or in accommodation (see more who applies to NO. 2 and 3 of changed quarantine period), to save and present your location information, and to install a contact
confirmation application etc. during your quarantine period after entry.
If you violate the pledge, in addition to being subject to suspension measures
based on the Quarantine Law, you may be subject to the following
(1)If you are Japanese, your name and information that may contribute to the prevention of the spread of infection may be publicized.
(2)If you are a resident status holder, your name, nationality, and information that may contribute to the prevention of the spread of infection may be publicized. You may also be subject to revocation of your status of residence and deportation proceedings.
-Carrying a smartphone and installing necessary applications
In order to carry out the pledges in the written pledge, you need to have a smartphone that can use the necessary applications (e.g., showing location information).
If you do not own a smartphone or if you own a smartphone that does not allow the installation of necessary apps, please rent a smartphone at the airport at your expense upon arriving in Japan.
Regarding the use of apps following your arrival
To Anyone Entering / Returning to Japan
Frequently asked questions https://www.hco.mhlw.go.jp/faq/en.php
-Submission of Questionnaire
Contact information such as email address and phone number will be confirmed at the time of quarantine for health follow-up during your quarantine period after entry.
Respond to the questionnaire at https://arqs-qa.followup.mhlw.go.jp/ .
Fast Track - pre-register for airport quarantine procedures: https://www.hco.mhlw.go.jp/fasttrack/en/
Website of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare: Border Measures Important Notice | 0000121431_00209.html
Dear MLF (2022A) users,
In addition to the above, please prepare the list below and submit to beam line scientist by 4 weeks at the latest if you are going to apply for VISA.
- Required information for Letters of Guarantee
- A copy of your passport (pages of your name and passport nuber are printed)
- A copy of Written Pledge (Government format)
- Written Pledge (to J-PARC) - Sign on the page one and send a copy.
Beam line scientist (or contact person in charge of beamline) should submit
the following + above (No. 1-4) to Users Office.
5. Prescribed application in the Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)
<NOTE> In addition, contact person in charge of BL05, 06, 08, 09, 12, 16, 21, 23 and Muon should submit the followings as well.
6. Approval e-mail (Head of Institute/Laboratory)
7. Form for request of certificate
Please contact CROSS (email: email@example.com) for Visa application when you use Beam Line 01, 02, 11, 15, 17,18 and 22.