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Travel Advisory

URGENT REMINDER – NEW ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO JAPAN

29 Aug 2020

Advisory No. 111
as of August 30, 2020


Effective September 1, 2020, all passengers flying to Japan are required to submit the following documents:


Seafarers

- A “NEGATIVE”  PCR-Test result conducted within 72 hours before departure. The certificate should follow the template set by the Japan government and must contain the passenger’s personal details, signature of the doctor and the seal of the testing laboratory.


Non-Japanese with new Japan Visa / Sticker on Passport (Other than Seafarers)

- New Japan Visa

- A “NEGATIVE”  PCR-Test result conducted within 72 hours before departure. The certificate should follow the template set by the Japan government and must contain the passenger’s personal details, signature of the doctor and the seal of the testing laboratory.


Non-Japanese holding re-entry permit (who originally departed from Japan before August 31, 2020)

- Re-entry permit

- Letter of confirmation of submitting the required documentation for re-entry into Japan

- A “NEGATIVE” PCR-Test result conducted within 72 hours before departure. The certificate should follow the template set by the Japan government and must contain the passenger’s personal details, signature of the doctor and the seal of the testing laboratory.


Non-Japanese holding re-entry permit (who originally departed from Japan starting September 1, 2020 onwards)

- Re-entry permit

- Receipt for request of re-entry

- A “NEGATIVE”  PCR-Test result conducted within 72 hours before departure. The certificate should follow the template set by the Japan government and must contain the passenger’s personal details, signature of the doctor and the seal of the testing laboratory.


Non-Japanese passengers holding re-entry permits but who do not have receipt for request for re-entry and who had departed Japan from September 1, 2020 onwards are expected to present additional documents to state the exceptional circumstance of their re-entry into Japan.


For more information, please check the Japan government website. Additionally, you may also check: https://bit.ly/PALTravelsFromPH


Thank you for your understanding and support, and we wish you safe travels.


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