Coming to see us in Niseko soon? Below is an overview of current border measures to help you plan for a seamless and stress-free entry into Japan.

The current COVID-19 entry requirements

For those entering Japan from China starting December 30th, 2022, please check updated requirements here.

To enter Japan, all international visitors must show one of the following:

  • If 2 doses or less or unvaccinated, A Negative PCR Test needs to be taken within 72 hours of departure to Japan
Valid Vaccination CertificatePre-departure PCR test"Visit Japan" Questionnaire QR CodesOn-arrival testIsolation
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Travelling with children under 18?

When a parent/guardian has a valid vaccination certificate:

  • Children under 18 (not including 18) who are not vaccinated can enter Japan if their parent/guardian has valid proof of vaccination that meets the current requirements.

When a parent/guardian does NOT have a valid vaccination certificate:

  • Children under 6 (not including 6) who are not vaccinated do not require a negative test when their parent/guardian has a valid negative PCR test within a 72 hour period before entering Japan.
  • Children that are 6 and above will require a negative test.

Fill out all COVID-19, Immigration and Customs information before you take off

Skip long lines airport at the airport by loading all information in advance on Visit Japan Web, An online portal to easily upload and pre-verify your required COVID-19 documentation and Immigration and Customs information.

Once completed, this will allow you to use Fast Track (expedited travel lanes through Japanese airports).

We strongly recommend setting up a Japan Web account and registering all of your information before you fly, as this will save you time when you arrive in Japan.

Before Departure:

Arrival in Japan:

  • Fast-track immigration and customs by showing your completed information within your Visit Japan Web account.

Almost ready to depart?

Japan entry requirements are constantly changing, so please check Visit Japan Web before your flight for the latest information. If you have any other questions, we advise you contact the Visit Japan team's Chatbot service directly below.

Contact Visit Japan Web

Niseko Central wishes you a safe journey, and we look forward to seeing you when you arrive in Niseko.

Posted on 01 December, 2022 by in Winter.