Relaxed border controls for entering Japan starting June, 2022 (As of June 1, 2022)

Starting June 1, 2022, Japan has relaxed its border measures. Please be informed of the changes regarding testing on arrival and quarantine periods.
New entry restrictions for foreign nationals will also be updated starting at 00:00 a.m. (JST) on June 10, 2022.
Please see below for details.

1. Testing on arrival and quarantine after entry

Based on knowledge about COVID-19 (the omicron variant), the epidemic situation in each country/region, the risk assessment of the virus entering Japan, and the effectiveness of the vaccine, border control measures will be implemented by classifying each country/region into one of three categories: red, yellow, and blue.
For details, please refer to the table below.

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Country/region where the entrant was staying before entering Japan Holding a valid vaccination certificate Test on arrival in Japan Isolation after entering Japan
Blue Group
(US, UK etc.)
Yes - No Isolation Required
Not held
Yellow Group
(Vietnam, India etc.)
No Required Stay at home for 3 days + Negative self test
* If test not passed, isolate at home for 7 days
Red Group
(Pakistan etc.)
No 3 days isolation at a quarantine facility + Negative test at the facility

Classification of countries/regions (red/yellow/blue) 

Requirement of a valid vaccination certificate when entering Japan

Conditions to be eligible for relaxed quarantine periods

2. Use of public transport after entry

Public transport, including domestic flights, may be used to your own residence or accommodation for self-isolation. However, travel must be completed within 24 hours counting from the time your PCR test was taken when you entered the country. You must use the most direct route possible. When using public transport, please take thorough precautions to prevent infection, such as wearing a mask, disinfecting your hands, avoiding enclosed spaces and maintaining social distance.

3. Entry by foreign nationals

New entry of foreign nationals for tourism purposes will be permitted from 00:00 a.m. (JST) on June 10, 2022,under the supervision of the organization in Japan taking responsibility for the person while they are in the country.

Information on this page is subject to change according to government decisions. If you have plans to enter Japan, please make sure to check the latest conditions yourself.