Information Regarding Travel from/to Japan and Other Countries

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Omicron as a new variant of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and there is a possibility that this development will lead to various countries and regions changing their immigration restrictions and quarantine measures.
Passengers departing for another country are kindly requested to confirm before travel the latest information provided by the government bodies, embassy/consulate, and health authorities at their destination and transit point.
Effective November 30, 2021 to the end of February 2022, non-Japanese nationals, including existing Japan visa holders, will be suspended from entering Japan in response to the new COVID-19 Omicron variant. If your departure to Japan is before midnight on November 30, 2021 (Japan time), this restriction will not apply.
For details, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website.

* Permanent residents are continuously permitted entry into Japan. Additionally, passengers with resident status (limited to those without visa restrictions) may enter Japan, unless they have traveled to certain restricted countries. For details, please see "Entering Japan" (Ministry of Justice) (Japanese page) .

Information
  • There have been many instances where passengers have been denied boarding due to insufficient documentation.
    Please confirm in advance the requirements to be fulfilled for test certificates in terms of testing method and sample collection method/time.
    You are also asked to confirm in advance whether an appropriate test certificate is obtainable in the region where you currently reside.
    For details about the test certificate requirements, please see the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.
  • Customers arriving in Japan on international flights from countries or regions where Omicron stocks dominate will need to wait 10 days at home or at accommodation.
    Public transportation is not available, including those who are in good health. Public transport from the airport also includes domestic connections.
    Please be aware that it is not possible to connect from an international flight to a Japan domestic flight on the day you arrive.
    For medical facilities offering PCR tests, please see Information about PCR Tests for International Travel from or to Japan.
  • Due to the global spread of the Omicron variant, strict emergency and precautionary measures have been put in place for those entering Japan. As a result of this, it may take some time to complete the quarantine and other procedures after arrival and you may have to wait a while to receive the proper guidance. Your kind understanding is greatly appreciated. For details about Japan's border control measures, please see the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website (Japanese page).
  • As of December 20, 2021, a new online service has been launched that enables customers traveling internationally to Japan (including Japanese nationals returning to Japan) to perform all the immigration procedures (including quarantine, immigration and customs declarations) in one go upon entering the country. For details, please see the Digital Agency website (Japanese page).
  • In response to the immigration restrictions being imposed by various countries, we are allowing passengers to change and request refunds for ANA international flight tickets free of charge, regardless of fare rules.
    For flights tickets purchased through travel agencies or other non-ANA channels, please contact the location through which you made your purchase.

Precautions when entering Japan (Certificate of a negative COVID-19 test etc.)

Precautions regarding COVID-19 test certificate

Given the spread of the new variants of COVID-19 infections overseas, the government's border measures have been further strengthened.

All customers entering Japan, including customers of Japanese nationality, will not be allowed to land in Japan unless they submit a valid certificate of a negative COVID-19 test result. If you cannot confirm a valid certificate during the boarding procedure, we will refuse boarding according to the instructions of the Japanese government.

In addition, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare strongly recommends the use of the prescribed format, so please download it from the following page and prepare it.

Please check the following checklist for travel documents, frequently asked questions, and cases of actual refusal to board.

There are many cases where passengers providing evidence which does not properly specify the type of specimen tested, method of inspection, and/or the time and date of the inspection. There also have been several instances where the lack of required information indicated by medical institutions have led to passengers being denied boarding.

Inspection Time and Date: COVID-19 inspection was not taken 72 hours prior to departure
Type of Specimen Tested: The test method conducted and/or documentation wording differs to that as instructed on the official homepage of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan. (Exact wording and phrasing as indicated by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is required.)

(Common Mistakes)

  • A nasopharyngeal swab is a valid form of testing.
  • A pharyngeal swab is not considered a valid form of testing.
  • Inaccurate English wording/phrasing within the documentation (i.e. Use of abbreviations within documentation etc.)

Method of Inspection: The documentation wording differs to that as instructed on the official homepage of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan. (Exact wording and phrasing as indicated by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is required.)

Entry Visa: Passenger is not in possession of a valid visa. (i.e. Type of visa does not currently permit entry into Japan/ Valid time period for visa has expired, etc)

For the document, we recommend using the format specified by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to prevent deficiencies. Please also refer to the filled-in example(Japanese page).

Valid Specimens
(only applicable to the following samples)
Invalid Specimens
  • Nasopharyngeal/Nasopharynx(Swab/smear)Rhinopharyngeal/Rhinopharynx(Swab/Smear)
  • (Deep throat)Saliva
  • Mixture of nasopharyngeal (swab/smear) and throat (swab/smear)
  • Nasopharyngeal (*) and oropharyngeal (throat) (swabs/smear)
  • (Naso and oropharyngeal / Rhino and oropharyngeal / Oro- and nasopharyngeal (*))
  • (*Nasopharyngeal/Rhinopharyngeal/Nasopharynx/Rhinopharynx)
  • Nasal (swab/smear)
  • Oral (swab/smear)
  • Throat (swab/smear)
  • Nasal mid-turbinate swab
  • Nose
  • Gargle Water
  • Mixture of samples taken from several different areas (mixture of samples "A" and "B")
  • (Excluding mixture of nasopharyngeal (swab/smear) and throat (swab/smear) samples)
  • Nasal and throat (swab/smear)
  • Pharyngeal and nasal (swab/smear)
  • Nasal and oropharyngeal (swab/smear)
  • *1."A" and "B" refers to all samples.

* Please be aware that there are several specimens that share similar names.

* With the exception of a mixture of nasopharyngeal (swab/smear) and throat (swab/smear) samples, a mixture of samples taken from 2 or more different areas will be invalidated.

Valid Test Methods Invalid Test Methods
  • (Nucleic acid amplification tests)
  • (Reverse Transcription-) PCR
  • real time (RT-) PCR/Q-PCR/FluorescenceーPCR/Multiplex‐PCR
  • Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification
  • RT LAMP
  • Transcription Mediated Amplification
  • Transcription Reverse-transcription Concerted reaction
  • Smart Amplification process
  • Nicking Enzyme Amplification Reaction
  • (Example: ID NOW (R))
  • (Other)
  • Next Generation Sequence
  • Quantitative Antigen Test *2 (CLEIA/ECLEIA)
  • Antigen (test/kit)
  • Rapid antigen (test/kit)
  • Antibody (test/kit)
  • *2.Please be aware that this is not a qualitative antigen test.
Valid Testing Period Invalid Testing Period
  • Specimens collected within the 72 hours before leaving the country of departure.
  • Results received within the 72 hours before leaving the country of departure
  • Test certificates shall indicate not only the DATE of issue but also the DATE and TIME at which the specimens was collected (within 72 hours before leaving the country of depature*1)
  • *1.When connecting from a flight operated by an airline other than ANA to an international flight operated by ANA
    Please note that, if you intend to leave the airport or stay at an accommodation facility outside the airport when at a transit point, you must take your test within the 72 hours before the departure time of your connecting flight.

For details about the test certificate requirements, please see the website of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

You will be required to install the necessary apps on your smartphone to demonstrate your unfailing self-isolation at your home, hotel or another location for 14 days after arriving in Japan. If you do not have a smartphone that you can use, you will be required to rent one in accordance with the Quarantine Act.
For information on the necessary apps, please see the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website (Japanese page).

Non-Japanese nationals who are permitted to enter Japan due to exceptional circumstances must submit either their original test certificate or a copy thereof to the immigration officer, and are therefore requested to prepare one in advance.
For further details, please see the website of Japan's Ministry of Justice.

Due to the landing refusal added by the Ministry of Justice, the following customers will not be able to enter Japan.

Online Questionnaire

As part of the quarantine procedures against COVID-19, you are required to enter your visitation history and health details on the online questionnaire and to present the QR code generated to the quarantine inspector upon both entering Japan and returning to your country. Please complete required information on the online questionnaire before arrival (i.e., while you are still at home/the airport, inflight, etc.). After completing the questionnaire, you will be issued a QR code and asked to present this to the quarantine inspector upon arrival.

Passengers to Whom Entry Restrictions Apply

Non-Japanese nationals who stayed in restricted areas within 14 days prior to their arrival in Japan:

Effective November 30, 2021 to the end of February 2022, non-Japanese nationals, including existing Japan visa holders, will be suspended from entering Japan in response to the new COVID-19 Omicron variant. If your departure to Japan is before midnight on November 30, 2021 (Japan time), this restriction will not apply.
For details, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website.

Restricted areas on entry by law

Mongolia*1

  • *1.Added since May 21, 2021

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Cambodia*1, Thailand*1, Timor-Leste*1

  • *1.Added since May 21, 2021

India, Sri Lanka*1

  • *1.Added since May 21, 2021

Canada, United States

Ecuador, Chile, Dominica, Panama, Brazil, Bolivia, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia, Bahamas, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, El Salvador, Guyana, Cuba, Guatemala, Grenada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Nicaragua, Haiti, Surinam, Paraguay, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, St. Lucia*1

  • *1.Added since May 21, 2021

San Marino, Iceland, Ireland, Andorra, Italy, Estonia, Austria, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Vatican City, France, Belgium, Portugal, Malta, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Albania, Armenia, United Kingdom, North Macedonia, Cyprus,Greece, Croatia, Kosovo, Slovakia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Finland, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Georgia, Uzbekistan

Egypt, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Morocco, Mauritius, Djibouti, Cabo Verde, Gabonese, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, South Africa, Algeria, Eswatini, Cameroon, Senegal, Central Africa, Mauritania, Kenya, Comoros, Republic of Congo Country, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, Namibia, Botswana, Madagascar, Libya, Liberia, Ethiopia, Gambia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Nigeria, Malawi, South Sudan, Rwanda, Lesotho, Seychelles*1

  • *1.Added since May 21, 2021

Israel, Turkey, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E), Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan*1

  • *1.Added since November 1, 2020

Starting from 0:00 AM(JST) March 9, 2020, all efficacy of single or multiple-entry visas issued by March 8, 2020 at Japanese Embassies or Consulates General in China or the Republic of Korea are suspended for the time being.
Also Visa exemption measures for Hong Kong and Macau, and the Republic of Korea are suspended.

Starting from 0:00AM (JST) March 21, 2020, all efficacy of single or multiple entry visas issued by March 20, 2020 at Japanese Embassies or Consulates in all areas of the Schengen member states* or Ireland, Andora, Iran, United Kingdom, Egypt, Cyprus, Croatia, San Marino, the Vatican, Bulgaria, Monaco or Romania are terminated and visa exemption measures are suspended. These measures will apply for the time being.

Starting from 0:00AM (JST) March 27, 2020, all efficacy of single or multiple entry visas issued by March 27, 2020 at Japanese Embassies or consulates in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Israel, Qatar, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Bahrain will be terminated and visa exemption measures will be suspended for the time being.

Starting from 0:00AM (JST) on April 3, 2020, valid primary and multiple-entry visas issued by the Embassies or Consulates General of Japan located in any country except those countries subject to immigration restrictions under the Immigration Control Act will be suspended. This will also apply to visa exemption measures for these countries. The suspensions will apply for the time being.

  • Iceland, Italy, Estonia, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Finland, France, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, Marta, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg

For details, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan websiteOpens in a new window.In the case of an external site,it may or may not meet accessibility guidelines..

Procedures in Relation to Border Control Measures

Currently, all entrants and returnees for Japan are required to submit an inspection certificate within 72 hours prior to departure and are subject to inspection upon entry. In addition, those who enter Japan from "designated countries/regions for mutant strains of particular concern for border control measures" and "countries/regions designated as countries/regions for COVID-19 other than those mutant strains of particular concern for border control measures" are required to wait at a place designated by the quarantine station (limited to accommodation secured by the quarantine station), and are subject to re-test on the third, sixth, and tenth days (depending on the designated countries/regions) counting from the day after entry. Those who test negative on the third, sixth and tenth days (depending on the designated country/region) will be asked to leave the accommodation secured by the quarantine station and stay at home, etc for the remainder of the 14 days after entry.

The countries/regions announced by the Japanese government as "designated countries/regions for mutant strains of particular concern for border control measures" and "designated countries/regions for COVID-19 other than mutant strains of particular concern for border control measures" are subject to change. Please check the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) website for the latest information.

For details, please refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Overseas Safety Website, or contact the Embassy or Consulate of Japan overseas.

Information for after arriving in Japan (from disembarking to taking COVID-19 test)

Disembarking the Aircraft

In order to prevent the "Three Cs" (closed spaces, crowded places, and close-contact settings) and protect everyone from virus transmission through physical contact in the aisles and other areas of the cabin, we ask passengers at the front of the aircraft to disembark first, followed by those in the middle, and then in the back. We kindly ask that you remain seated and refrain from removing your baggage from the overhead compartments until informed to do otherwise.

  • Due to the reinforcement of quarantine measures upon entry into Japan, you may be asked to wait for quite some time in the cabin or airport after arrival.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Please proceed to a designated specimen collection booth. Spit 1 to 2 ml of saliva into a container.
  • If you struggle to produce any saliva, etc., you can also collect a specimen by inserting a cotton swab into your nose. (*1)
  • After you have taken the test, please go to the waiting area inside the airport and wait there until you receive your test result.
  • It will take around 2 to 3 hours until you receive your test result. (*2)
  • *1.Please avoid eating or drinking anything 30 minutes before collecting your saliva specimen.
  • *2.Depending on the situation, you may have to wait longer to receive your result if you have to re-take the test.
Test Result Handling After the Test
If you receive a negative test result Submit the QR code generated after completing the online questionnaire, written pledge and Schedule of Stay (*3), pass through Customs and collect your checked baggage. Afterwards, you may proceed to your final destination you have arranged. (*4)
If you receive a positive test result You will be required to stay and quarantine at a medical institution, designated facility, etc.
  • *3.Those using the Business Track framework or the framework for short-term business trips in Japan must submit this document.
  • *4.You cannot use public transport (e.g., trains, buses, taxis, aircraft for domestic flights) for travel including that from the airport. Instead, please use a rental car or chauffeur driver vehicle. ANA provides Comprehensive Quarantine Travel Service for Passengers Arriving in Japan, specifically for those traveling to Japan. For details, please see Comprehensive Quarantine Travel Service for Passengers Arriving in Japan.

Customers Connecting in Japan (Domestic/International Flights)

Customers Connecting in Japan between International Flights

Travelers who are not entering Japan and transferring directly to a third country by transit, are not required to submit any documents and undergo inspections in Japan. Nonetheless, travelers are still subject to the travel/entry restrictions and requirements of their final destination.
However, the following cases require entry into Japan. Please be informed that foreign nationals arriving from prohibited countries will not be allowed to enter Japan.

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

Customers Connecting in Japan from an International Flight to a Domestic Flight

Customers entering Japan on an international flight, including those in good health, must quarantine at a location designated by the quarantine station chief (such as their own home) for the 10 days following the date of entry, and cannot use public transportation during this period for any purpose including travel from the airport.
Public transportation from the airport also includes Japan domestic flight connections. Please be aware that it is not possible to connect from an international flight to a Japan domestic flight on the day you arrive.

During Your Stay in Japan

  • On the day of your arrival to Japan and the 10 days thereafter, you cannot use public transportation (e.g., trains, buses, taxis, aircraft for domestic flights).
  • The public health center under whose jurisdiction your address in Japan falls (as written on the online questionnaire you submitted to quarantine upon entering Japan) will contact you by email or phone every day for 10 days after your arrival to confirm your health.

Information about PCR Tests for International Travel from or to Japan

Get information on medical facilities offering PCR tests for customers traveling internationally from or to Japan.

For passengers arriving at Haneda Airport ("Amazon Locker" for entering passengers)

Currently, when entering Japan from overseas, quarantine measures such as waiting in accommodation facilities secured by quarantine stations are taken as emergency evacuation and preventive measures.
Since January 13, 2022, "Amazon Locker" (receiving locker) has been installed at Haneda Airport Terminal 3 for overseas visitors.
If you purchase items on Amazon's website in advance, you can pick them up at the receiving locker in Haneda Airport and bring them to your accommodation.
Please check the following page for details.

Entry Conditions and Quarantine Measures for Countries Outside of Japan

East Asia

Entry Conditions

The following measures are being implemented for all passengers traveling to China in accordance with public notices issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, the National Immigration Administration, and the Chinese quarantine authorities.

  • Temporary suspension of all visa exemptions for stays in China of up to 15 days
  • Foreign passengers who have been issued visa after March 28, 2020 are allowed to enter China.
  • Effective from 0 a.m., 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need for applying for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals expired after 0 a.m., 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders’ visit to China remains unchanged.
Documentation to Be Submitted
Submission of the Health Declaration Form and presentation of submission completion screen (QR code) for the online health declaration.

Upon entering China, passengers are required to submit the Health Declaration Form and present the submission completion screen (QR code) for the online health declaration when disembarking the aircraft. The China Customs Health Declaration Form can be submitted from the day before your departure, please visit General Administration of Customs, P.R. CHINA or scan the QR code below to fill out the required fields.

Passengers using WeChat, please scan the following QR code.
  • If you have the WeChat app, you will be able to easily access the form using the app.
QR code for Customs services on WeChat
If you don’t have WeChat, please scan the following QR code.
"China Customs" APP (Android) "China Customs" APP (iOS)
  • Attention Points
    • "Seat No" must be filled in when reporting.Please fill in the seat number after confirming online check-in.Passengers who have not reserved seats in advance can fill in "NA" first,After confirming the seat number on the day of departure, modify the registration information again.(After the modification, the system will generate a new QR code, please pay attention.)
    • Quarantine personnel will check the QR code generated by the system after completing the declaration. If passengers cannot show the QR code when they arrive, they may be asked to get off the plane last. Therefore, please be sure to save a screenshot of the QR code with the latest seat number for inspection.
Submission of Negative COVID-19 PCR Test Certificate and Negative Serum IgM Antibody Test Certificate Before Your Travel
  • Passengers Departing on a Nonstop Flight from Japan to China
    In accordance with the joint announcement issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, General Administration of Customs, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, passengers who travel on and after January 19, 2022, are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test of the flight 7 days before boarding, and starting from the first COVID-19 PCR test day, monitor your health for 7 days and fill in the Personal Health Monitoring Form.
    Passengers are also required to submit the following by 20:00 on the day before departure after first obtaining both a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate and a negative serum IgM antibody test certificate issued within the 2 days before departure by a medical institution designated by the Chinese authorities.
    Upon submission prior to traveling, you are required to have proof of residence in Japan (such as residence card, certificate of residence, visa, etc.) and an e-Ticket for your flight to China. Foreign passengers also need to upload Chinese visa or residence permits. Japanese passengers who currently reside in China and therefore without a valid certificate of residence in Japan don't need to submit a certificate of residence.
    • For example, if your flight departs on January 19, 2022, you should take a COVID-19 PCR test on January 12, monitor your health from to January 12 to January 18, take a COVID-19 PCR test and IgM anti-body tests within 2 days before boarding and upload the required documents by 20:00 on January 18.
    • According to the announcement of Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Japan,  since September 13, 2021, passengers are not allowed to apply for the green health code within 14 days after full vaccination. Japanese passengers who currently reside in China and return to Japan temporarily in order to receive the vaccine will not be able to enter China within 14 days after full vaccination.
      (For example, if you are fully vaccinated on December 1, you can take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests on December 16 or later.)
  • Chinese Nationals
    After obtaining both negative test certificates, please fill in the required items on the WeChat Mini-Program called Prevention Health Code International Version, and upload your negative test certificates.
    Passengers approved by the Embassy/Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Japan will obtain a Green Health Code with an "HS" mark.
    We will confirm this Health Code upon check-in. Please make sure that you have it ready for inspection.
the WeChat Mini-Program called Prevention Health Code International Version
  • Non-Chinese Nationals
    After obtaining both negative test certificates, please register an account via the Website for Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC (Simplified Chinese/English page) or by using the QR code.
    Please fill in the required items and upload your negative test certificates.
    Passengers approved by the Embassy/Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Japan will obtain a Green Health Code with an "HDC" mark.
    We will confirm this Health Code upon check-in. Please make sure that you have it ready for inspection.
Website for Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC (available in Simplified Chinese/English)
  • Passengers Departing from or Traveling via a Country (Region) Other than Japan for China
    • This also applies to passengers traveling from a third country via Japan to China.
    • Passengers must have both a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate and a negative serum IgM antibody test certificate both issued within the 2 days before departure for China. The PCR test and antibody test must each be conducted twice, once in the departure location and once in the country (region) via which you are traveling.
    • Chinese nationals must obtain a Health Code before they travel, while foreign nationals must obtain a Health Declaration Form. Furthermore, all passengers will require a photo of the dated seal affixed to their passport upon entry into Japan and an e-Ticket for their flight to China. Please apply for either the code or form in advance of traveling, as these will be confirmed upon check-in.
      There are no PCR or IgM antibody testing booths in the transfer areas at Japanese airports, and connecting passengers are prohibited from leaving the airports and taking the tests within Japan.
      Therefore, passengers planning on traveling via Japan are advised to revise their itinerary if at all possible and travel on a nonstop flight to China. If special circumstances dictate that you must travel via Japan, please apply for a Japanese visa at the Japanese embassy or consulate general at your departure location, and be sure to follow the 14-day quarantine instructions upon entering Japan. Once the quarantine period is over, you will have to follow the same testing rules before traveling onward as for nonstop flights to China.

For further details, please see the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Japan homepage (Japanese page/Simplified Chinese page).

Passengers Departing to Certain Cities

Entry measures vary by city of arrival.For details, please see the below.

Other

Restrictions on international-to-domestic transfer

Due to a 14-day mandatory quarantine and testing in the first entry point city, please note that all passengers are unable to transfer from international flights to domestic flights during the quarantine period.

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Chinese authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 in public places including airports.

  • *1.Masks
  • Masks with exhalation valves are not permitted.

Entry Conditions

Immigration Restriction in Place from January 8 to February 4, 2022
Regardless of nationality, all passengers traveling from the following designated countries will not be permitted to enter Hong Kong. 
(This restriction also applies to passengers traveling via Japan from the following designated countries.)
Designated Countries:
the United States, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Australia, India, Pakistan, the Philippines

In accordance with the instructions from the Hong Kong authorities, passengers require a negative COVID-19 test certificate (in English/Chinese) which states that they took their test no more than 72 hours* prior to departure.

  • From 00:00 on December 24, 2021 onward, passengers will require a negative COVID-19 test certificate (in English/Chinese) which states that they took their test no more than 48 hours prior to departure.

The negative test certificate must state that it was issued by a government-approved laboratory or quarantine station, or a laboratory or medical institution with ISO15189 accreditation.
As you will need to present the certificate upon entering Hong Kong, it is recommended that you print off the list of relevant certificate issuers and take it with you.

Quarantine

Passengers entering Hong Kong are required to self-isolate in a government-designated facility or hotel(*) for up to 21 days after arrival. Quarantine measures will vary depending on your country of departure and vaccination status.
For details, please see the Hong Kong SAR Government website.
Upon entering Hong Kong, you will be required to have confirmation of a hotel reservation for the above period. Please prepare this confirmation of your hotel reservation before traveling as it will be checked when checking in for the flight.

  • Government-designated facility or hotel
    Until February 28, 2022 : Refer to here
    From March 1, 2022 until July 31, 2022 : Refer to here 

Furthermore, passengers are required to make a Health & Quarantine Information Declaration online in order to enter Hong Kong.
Please go to the HKSAR Department of Health homepage (traditional Chinese and English page) to submit the declaration.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Hong Kong authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 in public places including airports.

  • *1.Masks
  • Masks must cover the nose and mouth and snugly fit around the nose, chin and cheeks.
  • Handkerchiefs, bandanas and scarfs are not permitted.

However, the following passengers are exempt from wearing a mask.

  • Infants under the age of 2
  • People who cannot, put on, wear, or remove a mask due to a physical or mental illness or disability
  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Taiwanese authorities, all passengers require a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate (in English or Chinese). Specimen collection date must be within 2 days from the flights departing from Japan. This applies regardless of nationality or purpose of travel.
For details, please see the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association website.

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Taiwanese authorities, passengers are required to submit a health declaration via the Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare website (traditional Chinese page/English page).
Furthermore, all passengers entering Taiwan are required to quarantine for 14 days at a government-designated facility at their own expense. Please note that, if you have traveled to a high-risk country in the previous 14 days, you will not need to pay any fees for the mandatory 14-day quarantine at a government-designated facility. Furthermore, between December 14, 2021 and February 14, 2022, the quarantine facility and number of days in quarantine will vary partially depending on whether or not a passenger has traveled to a high-risk country and other factors.
For details, please see the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association website.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Taiwanese authorities have mandated the wearing of masks within airports.

  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

For details, please see the circular issued by the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (traditional Chinese page).

South East Asia

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Thai authorities, all passengers entering Thailand require a Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand or a 2D barcode received upon registering with the Thailand Pass.
Furthermore, non-Thai nationals aged 6 years or over require a negative COVID-19 test certificate obtained for a test taken within the 72 hours prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary.
For details, please see the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo website and Embassy of Japan in Thailand website.

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Thai authorities, all passengers entering the country must take a PCR test upon entry. Passengers will then be required to quarantine at a government-designated facility. The quarantine facility and period will vary depending on their travel history, vaccination status, and other factors. Please note that passengers must pay the fees associated with quarantine measures by themselves.
For details, please see the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo website and Embassy of Japan in Thailand website.

Since all passengers are required to quarantine, same-day connections to Thailand domestic flights after arrival in Bangkok are generally not permitted.
However, connections may be permitted to PG-operated scheduled flights to Samui.
For international flight connections, you will be required to wait in the designated area.
For details, please see the CAAT (The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand) website.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Philippine authorities, all passengers entering the Philippines must fulfill each of the following conditions.

  1. Submit an Electronic Health Declaration Checklist (e-HDC)
  2. Reserve a room in a Philippine government-designated quarantine facility or hotel.
  3. Have a negative COVID-19 test certificate obtained within the 72 hours prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary.
  • Depending on their travel history, some passengers may require a negative COVID-19 test certificate obtained within the 48 hours prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary.
  1. e-HDC Health Declaration Checklist
    Please submit the e-HDC using the above form.
  2. Reserve a Room in a Government-Designated Facility or Hotel
    Confirm the designated facilities and hotels here.

For information on entry conditions, please see the Philippine Embassy - Tokyo, Japan website and Embassy of Japan in the Philippines website.

Quarantine

After entering the Philippines, all passengers, regardless of nationality, are required to quarantine for several days at a government-designated facility. The quarantine facilities and length of stay required will differ depending on your vaccination status, etc.
For information on entry conditions, please see the Philippine Embassy - Tokyo, Japan website and Embassy of Japan in the Philippines website.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Singaporean authorities and in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, passengers will not be allowed to board the aircraft for a flight if they:

  • Have a fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, anosmia (loss of smell), or shortness of breath;
  • Have been diagnosed or are suspected to have been infected with COVID-19 in the last 14 days;
  • Have had close contact with any case of COVID-19 in the last 7 days; or
  • Display COVID-19 symptoms other than the above.

Additionally, regardless of nationality, all passengers aged 3 or over will require a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate obtained for a test taken within the 48 hours before the departure date of the first flight in their itinerary. The test certificate is not allowed to be handwritten.

  • For itineraries with connections, if the total layover at the airport (excluding flight time) exceeds 24 hours, the certificate must have been obtained for a test taken within the 48 hours before the flight departing for Singapore instead of the first flight in the itinerary.
    For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Singapore website.

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Singaporean authorities, passengers are required to submit an electronic health declaration in order to enter Singapore. Applications can be made three days prior to departure, so please submit the form from the Singapore Health Declaration website. Passengers are also required to take a PCR test (for a fee of SGD 125) after arriving in Singapore. Inbound travelers are advised to pre-book and pay for the PCR test via the Changi Airport website.
All passengers are required to quarantine for either 7 or 10 days at their home or another location after entering Singapore. Please note that you may be exempt from some quarantine measures depending on your travel history.

For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Singapore website.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Singaporean authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 in all public places including airports.

  • *1.Masks
    Face shields, mouth shields, handkerchiefs, bandannas, and scarfs are not permitted.

However, the following passengers are exempt from wearing a mask.

  • Children under the age of 6
  • People with breathing difficulties or impaired consciousness
  • People who cannot remove a mask without assistance

Furthermore, the following people can wear a face shield instead of a mask, but they must covers their entire face, extending from their forehead to below their chin, and wraps around the sides of their face.

  • Children under 12 years of age, who have difficulty wearing and keeping face masks on for a prolonged period of time
  • People with health conditions that may result in breathing or other medical difficulties when a mask is worn for a prolonged period of time
  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

For details, please see the Ministry of Health Singapore website.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Indonesian authorities, all passengers regardless of nationality must present the following documentation: 1) A negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate for which the test specimen was collected within the 72 hours before the departure of the first flight in their itinerary; 2) A certificate stating that they are fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 14 days have passed since receiving their last dose).
For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia website (Japanese page).

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Indonesian authorities, all passengers regardless of nationality are required to submit a Health Alert Card and a pledge stating that they will follow Indonesian government instructions when required to quarantine. Please fill these in upon entering the country.

Moreover, all passengers entering Indonesia must take a PCR test inside the airport upon entry. Passengers testing negative will be required to quarantine at a dedicated quarantine hotel.
The quarantine period will vary depending on their travel history. Please note that passengers must pay the fees associated with quarantine measures by themselves.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

In accordance with the instructions from the Indonesian authorities, the wearing of masks*1 is mandatory in public places including airports.

  • *1.Masks
    • Masks must be N95 (medical) or cloth masks.
    • Face shields, mouth shields, handkerchiefs, bandannas, mufflers and buffs are not acceptable.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Malaysian authorities, all passengers regardless of nationality must have a negative COVID-19 test certificate for which the test specimen was collected within the 2 days prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary.
For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia website (Japanese page).
Additionally, all passengers connecting to another international flight without entering the country must also have a negative COVID-19 test certificate for which the test specimen was collected within the 2 days prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary.

Quarantine

As per the instructions of the relevant Malaysian authorities, passengers are required to register for MySejahtera by the time they enter Malaysia.
Moreover, all passengers entering the country must take a PCR test after arrival. Passengers will then be required to quarantine at a government-designated facility. The quarantine period will vary depending on their travel history.
Please note that passengers must pay the fees associated with quarantine measures by themselves.

Additionally, fully vaccinated passengers who have received prior permission from the Malaysian Ministry of Health to do so may self-isolate at home.

Customers connecting to a domestic flight after arrival in Malaysia may do so after their quarantine is over. However, some passengers may be permitted to connect to Langkawi, but this exception only applies to connections to Langkawi.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Malaysian authorities have mandated the wearing of masks in all crowded public places including airports.

  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Cambodian authorities and regardless of nationality, all passengers will require a negative COVID-19 nasopharyngeal swab PCR test certificate (an English original signed by a physician) issued by a public health facility within the 72 hours before departure.
For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Cambodia website (Japanese page).

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Cambodian authorities, all passengers entering Cambodia must take a PCR test after arrival. They are also required to quarantine for 14 days at a government-designated facility. (Passengers who are not Cambodian nationals must pay the fee themselves.)

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports, passengers who are not Myanmar nationals must have a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued within the 72 hours before boarding.
Furthermore, all passengers are subject to a mandatory health check at the departure airport, and will not be allowed to board their flight if they are found to have a fever of 38 °C or higher.

For details, please see the Myanmar Embassy, Tokyo website.

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Myanmar authorities, all passengers are required to quarantine at a government-designated facility for 14 days after entering Myanmar, and for 7 days at their home or another location thereafter.
Moreover, passengers who are Japanese nationals are asked to fill in the Self-Isolation Evidence Form and submit it upon entering Myanmar.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Myanmar authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 in airports.

  • *1.Masks
  • Face shields, mouth shields, and masks with exhalation valves are not permitted.

South Asia/Oceania

Entry Conditions

All foreigners entering India from Japan must obtain a valid visa before departing from their flight.
For more information, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Overseas Safety Homepage.
For visa process, please check with the Embassy of India in Japan or the Consulate General of India in Osaka.

Please also note that the Government of India requires all passengers to strictly observe the proper wearing of masks (covering not only the mouth but also the nose) right from entering the departure airport until the arrival airport. For details, please refer to "Strict Compliance of COVID-19 protocols during air travel".

In addition, in order to prevent the spread of the New Coronavirus infection, the government of India requires all passengers to submit certain information before the arrival of the flight in India. If you have purchased a ticket to India, please contact us at least 48 hours before the departure of your flight with below information excluding Saturday and Sunday, and holidays.
In-case all the required documents are not submitted in advance, you may be refused boarding or not allowed to enter India.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Information required by the Government of India
  • Flight number and departure date
  • Name (same as passport)
  • Age
  • Gender (Male / Female / Others)
  • Passport number
  • Purpose of entering India
  • Type of visa (working visa, commercial / business visa, etc.)
  • Domicile in India state
  • Full address in India (specify district)
  • Contact phone numbers outside India
  • Contact phone number in India
  • COVID-19 test done (Yes / No)
    We will check at the airport on the day of departure.
  • Type of COVID-19 test done (RT-PCR / Rapid antibody)
    • Please write YES if you plan to have the test in the future.
  • Designation in the company (Profession / Skill-Set)
  • Please complete this form and submit it 48 hours prior to your departure to the Delhi Branch for Delhi route and the Mumbai Branch for Mumbai route and the Chennai Branch for Chennai route excluding Saturday and Sunday, and holidays. Please set up a password on your file to protect your personal information when you send it to the concerned branch.

Contact information

  • For Haneda = Delhi route: ANA Delhi Branch Reservation Email Address: delrsvn@ana.co.jp
  • For Narita = Mumbai route: ANA Mumbai Office Reservation Email: bomrsvn@ana.co.jp
  • For Narita = Chennai route: ANA Chennai Office Reservation Email: maarsv@ana.co.jp
  • Only English is available.
  • Business hours are 9:00-18:00 Indian time excluding Saturday and Sunday, and holidays.

Quarantine

Self-Declaration Form

According to the instructions from the Government of India, it is obligatory to apply for the Self-Declaration Form web/online. Please note beforehand that even if the online application has been completed, boarding will be refused if the approval has not been obtained by the boarding procedures/by the time of the check-in.

In addition, passengers who do not have an RT-PCR negative certificate within 72 hours of departure will also be refused to board the flight.

Again in application, it is mandatory to register for the RT-PCR test negative certificate performed within 72 hours before departure. However, customers under the age of 5 do not need an online registration of a negative RT-PCR test certificate until 72 hours prior to departure.

After application, a registration confirmation email will be sent to the applicant. Upon arrival, the quarantine officer and the Immigration Bureau may ask you to present them individually, so please carry two printed sheets with you. Please note that soft copy on computers, mobile phones, and tablets cannot be accepted.
As per the new regulations announced by the Indian government, all international passengers arriving in India are now required to stay at home for seven days upon arrival, take a RT-PCR test on 8th day and submit the results online to DEL website (Air Suvidha). Even if the test result is negative on the 8th day after arrival, self-monitoring (daily temperature check, etc.) is required for the next 7 days.
Please note that in each state of India, after passengers arrive in their respective states, additional quarantine and detention measures may be taken according to local evaluations. Passengers are required to check the rules of each state in advance and prepare accordingly.
In addition, when entering to the India, As per the Indian Government regulations, It is required to take random samples of passengers at the Airport on each flight arrival due to the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
We request you to understand in advance that there is a possibility that you might be asked for random PCR inspection at the arrival airport.

Other

There is no special instruction from the Government of India regarding the format of the PCR test. Please prepare a general English version that has a description such as RT-PCR or real time PCR and the time of the test.

Please check the Quarantine related information in for your final destination state.

As per the instructions of the Indian government, it is required for every passenger to wear a safety kit including face shield, mask, alcohol based sanitizer etc. Face shields and sanitizers are distributed at the airport check-in counter. Those who take the middle seats are required to wear a gown as part of their PPE. We will prepare the necessary items according to the number of passengers who are eligible.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Australian authorities and regardless of nationality, passengers 5 years or older require a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate (in English) which was obtained within the 72 hours before the scheduled departure time of the first.

  • From flights arriving in Australia on November 1, 2021, All passengers except children under 12 years old are in principle required the vaccination certificates due to regulations from Australian authorities.The requirements for a vaccination certificate are as follows:
    • English description
    • Certificate issued by the national government or local government / medical institution
    • Name, date of birth or passport number, vaccine name
    • Date of inoculation or date of completion of complete inoculation
    • 7days have passed from the inoculation completion date to the departure date of the first departure point.

Please prepare a vaccination certificate that meets the requirements before departure.

Passengers without COVID-19 vaccination certificate will not be able to board on the day, due to the Australian government's limit on the number of passengers. Please make sure to let us know upon reservation.

Passengers who have not completed vaccination by the boarding date will be able to change or refund their tickets without charge.
Please contact Inquiries.

For more details, please refer to the website of the Australian Government.Australian Government (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trad), (Department of Home Affairs).

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the Australian authorities, passengers entering or connecting in Australia must submit an Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before their departure.
Moreover, all passengers are required to quarantine after entering Australia. The quarantine facility and period will vary depending on their travel history, vaccination status, and other factors. Please note that passengers must pay the fees associated with quarantine measures by themselves.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Australian authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 during boarding, inflight, and within Australian airports.

  • *1.Masks
    • Masks must cover the nose and mouth and fit snugly under the chin, over the bridge of the nose and against the sides of the face.

However, the following passengers are exempt from wearing a mask.

  • Children under the age of 12
  • People who struggle to breathe when wearing a mask can present a certificate from a medical facility.
  • People who cannot remove a mask without assistance
  • People assisting a person with a hearing impairment
  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

North America/South America/Hawaii

Entry Conditions

Please note that, in accordance with the instructions from the relevant U.S. authorities, all passengers aged 2 or older are required to have the following documents for travel. It is not permitted to board flights if you do not have the documents.

  1. A negative COVID-19 test certificate obtained within 1 day prior to the departure of the first flight in their itinerary (either the day before departure or the departure date itself) or a document indicating that they have recovered from COVID-19 (*1)
    (Applies to all passengers including U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals and Permanent Residents of the U.S)
  2. A vaccination certificate (*2)
    (Applies to passengers except: under the age of 18, U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals and Permanent Residents of the U.S)
  3. Attestation form(*3) to attest that you have the documents 1 and 2 above
  • *1.A certificate showing a positive COVID-19 infection within the past 90 days, and a document issued by an authorized healthcare provider or public health authority that grants the passenger permission to travel
  • *2.You must be vaccinated with a vaccine specified by the relevant U.S. authorities, and at least 14 days must have passed since receiving your last dose.
  • *3.Before boarding, you must submit an attestation to the airline. (For passengers aged between 2 and 17, a parent or guardian must submit this document on their behalf.)
    Please download and fill out the following form (Attestation) and then submit it to an ANA staff member.
    We will also confirm the above certificates and documentation upon check-in. Please ensure that you are also able to present this documentation upon request from the U.S. government or state/local authorities.

For details, please see the U.S. government website.

Passengers traveling to Los Angeles

In accordance with the instructions from the local authorities in Los Angeles, international passengers of any nationality 16 years of age or older are required to submit a Traveler Form before entering the United States. Failure to fill out a Traveler Form may result in a fine.

Quarantine

Fully Vaccinated Passengers

You will be exempted from the self-isolation requirements, but are advised to take a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test within 3 to 5 days after arrival.
Being fully vaccinated means that 2 weeks have passed since having your second dose for a 2-dose vaccine (or one dose for a single-dose vaccine).

Unvaccinated U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals and Permanent Residents of the U.S

You are advised to self-isolate for 7 days and to take a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test within 3 to 5 days after arrival.If you do not intend to take either of these tests, you are advised to self-isolate for 10 days.

Other Unvaccinated Passengers

You will be requested to self-isolate for 7 days and to take a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test within 3 to 5 days after arrival.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The U.S. authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 when on board aircraft and within airports (including when boarding or disembarking).

  • *1.Masks
  • Must cover the nose and mouth without gaping
  • Must be securely fixed to the head with ear loops or elastic bands that go behind the head.
  • However, items such as scarfs, bandanas, face shields, masks with exhalation valves, and masks with slits, holes or other openings are not permitted.

However, the following passengers are exempt from wearing a mask.

  • Infants under the age of 2
  • People who have any of the conditions stipulated in the American with Disability Act (42 U.S.C. 1201) (Those who cannot put on or remove a mask on their own due to a cognitive impairment, speech impairment, or movement disorder)

For further details, please see the CDC homepage. Mask-wearing restrictions may differ in some states (airports).

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Canadian authorities, passengers 5 years of age and older who are entering the country require a negative COVID-19 test certificate for a test taken within 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight to Canada. For details, please see eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) Application for Entry into Canada.

Quarantine

Regardless of nationality, all passengers arriving in Canada must submit quarantine information and contact information through ArriveCAN in advance. If you do not submit the form before departure, you may be fined or denied entry to Canada.
Furthermore, passengers may have to take a COVID-19 test upon entering the country. Please note that all passengers must pay the fee for the test at the airport by themselves.
Passengers must also quarantine at their home or another location for a period 14 days after arrival.

  • If you have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the Canadian government and have registered your vaccination certificate on ArrivalCAN, you may be randomly selected to take a COVID-19 test upon entry. However, you will be exempt from quarantine at a government-designated hotel and from quarantine at your home or another location.
  • Unaccompanied minors and so on may be exempt from the need to quarantine in a government-authorized hotel.

Please note that exemption from quarantine measures will not be granted to passengers who have traveled to certain countries.

Other

Handling for Canada Departures

The following passengers who are 12 years of age plus 4 months or older and traveling on a (domestic or international) flight departing from Canada must have proof of vaccination. Passengers must be vaccinated with a vaccine specified by the relevant Canadian authorities, and at least 14 days must have passed since receiving their last dose.

  • This does not apply to passengers connecting to a domestic flight within the 24 hours after arriving in Canada, and passengers connecting to an international flight without entering Canada.
Passengers Who Must Have Proof of Vaccination
  • Passengers who are Canadian nationals or have permanent residence
  • However, this rule does not apply to the following passengers.
  • Passengers with diplomatic passports / visas
  • Passengers who have not been vaccinated for medical reasons*1
  • Passengers who have not been vaccinated due to their religious beliefs*1
  • Passengers who are traveling for the purpose of providing emergency medical services or measures*1
  • *1.The following passengers will require a confirmation of approval issued by the airline with which they will fly.
    If you will be boarding an ANA Group-operated flight, please download the relevant passenger form below, prepare the other requisite documents, and then contact the ANA Reservation and Customer Service Center in advance.
Passengers Who Must Apply for a Confirmation of Approval in Advance Application Deadline Passenger Form Other Requisite Documents
(1) Passengers who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons Up to 21 days prior to departure Passenger Form(1) Medical Information Form (MEDIF) 
(2) Passenger who cannot be vaccinated for religious reasons Up to 21 days prior to departure Passenger Form(2)
(3) Passengers who are traveling for the purpose of providing emergency medical services or measures Up to 14 days prior to departure Passenger Form(3)

Please see the Government of Canada website for further details.

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Canadian authorities have mandated the wearing of masks or face coverings*1 that sufficiently covers the nose and mouth at all times when on board aircraft and within Canadian airports.

  • *1.Face coverings
    • Must cover the nose and mouth without gaping
    • Items such as face shields, masks with exhalation valves, bandanas and neck warmers cannot be used.

However, the following passengers are exempt from wearing a mask.

  • Infants under the age of 2
  • People who have a medical certificate indicating they cannot wear a mask for medial reasons
  • People who cannot remove a non-medical face mask or face covering without assistance for health-related reasons

Please see the Government of Canada Homepage for further details.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the Mexican authorities, passengers must complete the Questionnaire of Identification of Risk Factors in Travelers (Spanish page).

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The Mexican authorities have recommended the wearing of masks in public facilities.

Europe

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the U.K. authorities, all people aged 12 years and over must take a PCR or LFD COVID-19 test before they travel to the U.K. from abroad. You must take the test in the 2 days before your service to the U.K. departs. (If your journey to the U.K. is a multi-leg journey, you must take the test in the 2 days before the start of the first leg.)

Exemption; Fully vaccinated adult (incl. children aged 17 and under) from UK and vaccination-program approved countries, people taking part in an approved vaccination trial, and people who are unable to have a vaccination due to medical reasons.

Please note that passengers who cannot present a negative COVID-19 test certificate upon arriving in the U.K. may be fined.

For information on the different tests available and so on, please see Guidance and ANA Website(including the discount offer of pre-departure testing for the flight back to Japan),TeCOT (link acquired from the British Embassy Tokyo official twitter account). (TeCOT helps overseas travelers find and request reservations at medical institutions for PCR testing, etc.)

In addition, passengers attempting to enter the U.K. 10 days or less after visiting a country on the banned travel list, also known as the red list will be refused entry. (Exceptions apply for those with special reasons.)

Quarantine

In accordance with the U.K. authorities, passengers arriving in the U.K. or connecting at Heathrow Airport with passing through U.K. border control must submit the online passenger locator form beforehand. This form can be submitted from 48 hours before your scheduled arrival time in the U.K., so please be sure to submit it before your arrival. As you may be asked to present your submitted form when passing through immigration in the U.K., we ask that you print out a copy of the form or save it as a screenshot on your mobile device so that you can present it upon request.

Please note that passengers who have been fully vaccinated with approved vaccine(s) for 14 days before traveling must not need to take the day 8 test, but will require to take the day 2 test (lateral flow or PCR) after arrival.
However, these passengers must meet the conditions to certify that they have been vaccinated and present proof of vaccination. Please check the UK Government website for more information.

Unvaccinated passengers entering the U.K. from Japan must self-isolate for 10 days and must take 2 PCR tests after arrival. (The first test must be taken on the first or second day in the U.K., and the second one on the eighth day or thereafter. Passengers who are only connecting at Heathrow Airport, do not need to take the tests.) Please note that, if you are self-isolating in England, you can stop isolating early upon receiving a negative result from a designated testing facility. For details, please see the Test to Release for international travel page.

Please reserve your tests before arrival and then complete the passenger locator form.

Entry Conditions

From December 4, 2021, regardless of the completion of vaccination all travellers who are aged 12 years or more from Japan to France need to show a negative COVID-19 result of a PCR test or a biological test enabling the detection of the N protein of SARS-CoV-2, taken no more than 48 hours before departure, at check-in and arrival.
Travellers are responsible for arranging their own test.

Following voluntary declarations are required;

  1. He or she does not present any symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
  2. He or she is not aware of having been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days preceding their trip.
  3. He or she submits to a biological test or examination to detect SARS-COV-2 upon arrival.

From December 18, 2021, between France and the U.K. travellers over 12 years of age are required to follow the following restrictions.

  1. Regardless of the completion of vaccination passengers are authorized to travel for the reasons listed in the dedicated international travel certificate available on the website of the French Ministry of interior.
  2. Regardless of the completion of vaccination passengers need to show a negative COVID-19 result of a PCR test or a biological test enabling the detection of the N protein of SARS-CoV-2, taken no more than 24 hours before departure, at check-in and arrival.
  3. At the entry to France, passengers need to present a proof of online registration of the passenger locator form.
  4. At the entry to France, passengers submit to a test or examination to detect SARS-COV-2, upon arrival and 48 hours after arrival.
  5. At the entry to France, passengers need to present a sworn statement that they do not present any symptoms of COVID-19 infection, and they are not aware of having been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days preceding their trip.
  6. At the entry to France, passengers need to be self-isolated (if the result of the test 48 hours after arrival is negative, self-isolation will be terminated).

Please confirm other information on the French Ministry of the Interior, the Embassy of France in Japan or the Embassy of Japan in France websites.

Entry Conditions

Strengthening of Restrictions for Entry to Germany

Following entry restriction and quarantine are applied for entry to Germany from Japan.

Entry restriction

Germany allows entering for passengers as follows.

  • German nationalities, nationalities of EU and Schengen agreement countries, and their spouse, etc.
  • Residents holding residence permission of Germany, EU and Schengen agreement countries, and their spouse, etc.

In addition, entry is permitted as an exception in the following cases.

  • Passengers arriving from low risk countries designated by German authorities.
    (Japan was removed from these countries by September 3, 2021)
  • Fully vaccinated passengers. Required 14days passed after completing vaccination.
  • In case of not vaccinated, if a passenger have specific or urgent reason for entering Germany, it might be permitted to enter as an exemption.

For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Germany (Japanese page) website.

Quarantine measures

For passengers who are allowed entry, following quarantine measures are applied.

  1. Certification
  • Negative test certificate (PCR test: Within 48 hours prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary / Antigen test: Within 48 hours prior to entering Germany)
  • Vaccinated certification (Required 14days passed after completion of vaccination)
  • Recovery certification (Required certifying Covid-19 infection within 6 month)

All passengers over 6 years old are required to show at passport controls in Germany.

For passengers who enter Germany from risk areas designated by German authority are applied following further quarantine measures.

For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Germany (Japanese page) website.

Quarantine

In accordance with the instructions from the German authorities, passengers who have visited a country specified by the Robert Koch Institute (German page) within the 10 days before entering Germany are required to submit a digital registration on entry beforehand and to quarantine for 10 or 14 days at their home or another location after entering Germany.

Other

Mandatory Mask Wearing

The German authorities have mandated the wearing of masks*1 on public transport, within stores, etc.

  • *1.Masks
  • OP masks (surgical masks/non-woven fabric masks), KN95/N95 masks or FFP2 masks must be used.
  • Face shields, mouth shields, masks with valves, handkerchiefs, bandanas, scarfs, Buff masks, and woven masks are not permitted.
  • Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine.

For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Germany (Japanese page) website.

Entry Conditions

In accordance with the instructions from the Belgian authorities, all passengers regardless of nationality must complete the Public Health Passenger Locator Form within the 180 days prior to their arrival in Belgium and then present the QR code issued to them upon arriving in the country.
Please note that the other travel documents required will vary depending on whether or not you are a resident of Belgium and the location from which you depart (excluding connections). For further details, please see The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium homepage

Quarantine

Quarantine measures after entry to Belgium will vary depending on whether or not you are a resident of Belgium and the location from which you depart (excluding connections) or your travel history. For further details, please see The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium homepage.

Entry Conditions

Passengers connecting to a member country of the Schengen Agreement via Germany (Frankfurt Airport)

The following restrictions apply when connecting from Japan to a Schengen member country via a German airport.

In principle, passengers are required to use direct flights to final destination.
However, only in case that transit time is requisite minimum, and allowed to enter the final destination country, transit (Durchreise) is permitted by German authority.

For transit, passengers are required to show evidence issued by responsible authorities of final destination country or next transit country, which shows the entry to final destination is allowed. A printing of the government home page is one of the example of evidence.

For passengers who are allowed transit, one of following certification is required to enter Germany for transit.

  • Negative test certificate (PCR test: Within 48 hours prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary / Antigen test: Within 48 hours prior to entering Germany)
  • Vaccinated certification (Required 14days passed after completion of vaccination)
  • Recovery certification (Required certifying Covid-19 infection within 6 month)

All passengers over 6 years old are required to show at passport controls in Germany.

“Digital entry registration(DEA)”and “self-isolation in Germany”are exempt for transit passengers.

Passengers are admitted to transfer to Countries other than a member country of the Schengen Agreement.

For details, please see the Embassy of Japan in Germany (Japanese page) website.

Passengers connecting at other European Airports except Germany

For entry conditions of quarantine in your connecting airport, refer to each country’s information page.

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