RESTRICTIONS STILL IN PLACE

Japan amended quarantine measures for travellers.

MEASURES

  • On 6 July 2021, it was announced that travellers arriving in Japan from Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan and Zambia will have to undergo a tenday quarantine at a government-designated facility from 9 July 2021 onwards.
    • At the same time, travellers from United Arab Emirates will have to undergo a six-day quarantine at designated facilities instead of the three-day quarantine.
    • In addition, travellers from 23 other countries/regions will subject to a three-day quarantine too.
    • However, there is ease of quarantine restrictions for people arriving from Egypt, reducing the current six-day quarantine at the designated facilities to three days. Additionally, travellers from 9 countries/regions can now be quarantined at home for 14 days instead of the three-day quarantine at designated facilities.
  •  On 29 June 2021, it was announced that travellers arriving in Japan from Indonesia and Uganda will have to undergo a six-day quarantine at a government-designated facility from 1 July 2021 onwards.
    •  Travellers will be required to undergo two tests on the third and sixth day of the quarantine period.
    • Use of public transportation, except for designated trains, is not permitted in the two weeks after arrival of travellers and they will be only allowed to travel via designated taxis or car rental services.
    • At the same time, there is ease of quarantine restrictions for people arriving from Vietnam, reducing the current six-day quarantine at the designated facilities to three days from 1 July 2021 onwards. Additionally, travellers from Austria, Germany, Italy and Ukraine can now be quarantined at home for 14 days instead of the three-day quarantine at designated facilities.
  •  More information on recent border controls can be found here.