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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

10 Oct 2022

Covid-19 travel guidance

Situation in Japan

You will find information about the situation in Japan on the webpage of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. 

Entry to Japan

Beginning 11 October 2022, individual tourists may visit Japan. Visa free travelling for periods up to 90 days is reintroduced for Swedish passport holders.  Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Please note that vaccination certificate of three doses of vaccine is required, or certificate of a negative covid-19 test taken 72 hours before departure. 

If you plan to travel, please carefully check the instructions of the Japanese authorities. More information from the Japanese Foreign Ministry can be found here. If you are in Sweden, consult the Japanese Embassy in Stockholm

Local restrictions

Measures encouraging social distancing, wearing face masks, avoiding closed spaces are in place. For information about Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Swedish citizens in Japan are recommended to follow the developments and the instructions of local authorities. For more information, please check Japan National Tourism Organization. Information about policy in Tokyo is accessible here: Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Advice to Swedish travellers

Information and contacts in Japan

Swedish citizens in Japan are recommended to follow the developments and the instructions of local authorities.

Please check Japan National Tourism Organization.  Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, telephone 050 3816 2787.

Information about Tokyo is accessible here: Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Information for foreign residents in Japan is available at Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC). 

Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents (TOCOS) gives advice in English to foreign citizens in Tokyo, telephone number 0120-296-004. TOCOS is open weekdays 10.00-17.00.

Information and contacts in Sweden

Read the recommendations of the Swedish MFA about the new coronavirus here. In case you have questions about the coronavirus to the MFA, and do not find the answer at Swedenabroad, you can send an e-mail to ud-kc-resefragor@gov.se or call + 46 8-405 92 00.

Swedish travelers are recommended to download the app UD Resklar, with easy to access travel information. If you haven’t registered your stay abroad, you are recommended to do so.

Please find questions and answers about the coronavirus at the webpage of The Public Health Agency of Sweden, här.

As of 1 April 2022 there is no longer an entry ban to Sweden. No vaccination certificates or PCR-tests are needed to enter. For questions regarding entry to Sweden, please refer to the Swedish Police.

Last updated 11 Oct 2022, 8.12 AM