Important notice for those who enter / re-enter / return to Japan from Nigeria

2022/7/8

When leaving Nigeria

 
All passengers travelling out of Nigeria are:
  1. Encouraged to have evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19; 
  2. Comply with the COVID-19 guidelines of their destination or transit countries; and
  3. To familiarize themselves with the COVID-19 travel requirements of their destination and transit countries before embarking on the journey
Click here for the detail (Official annoucement by Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 as of 2 April, 2022)

When entering Japan
  • For foreign natinal
Please note that all foreign nationals who wish to newly enter Japan need to apply for a visa except for those with re-entry permit. Kindly click here for the detail of visa application procedure.
 
  • For Japanese national & foreign national (all those return/enter to Japan)
From 1 June 2022, travelers and returnees from Nigeria will not be required on-arrival test and home quarantine, regardless of the vaccination status. (→Detail)

<The procedure for entering Japan has become easier>
 
(1) Fast Track (→Summary)
You can pre-register for airport quarantine procedures such as Questionnaire and Certificate of negative test result of pre-entry COVID-19 test. Vaccination certificate is optional.

All necessary procedures before and after entering Japan are explained on the URL below. Follow instructions on the website to install the MySOS app or create an account on MySOS Web.
https://www.hco.mhlw.go.jp/en/

(2) Visit Japan Web
You can submit your immigration and customs declaration through Visit Japan Web for quick and easy entry (→Detail)
<Documents required for quarantine procedures at the time of entry>
 
(1) Certificate of negative test result of pre-entry COVID-19 test
All those who enter, re-enter or return to Japan (including Japanese nationals) are required to submit a certificate of negative test result of pre-entry COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours (from the sampling time to departure time of the flight)

(2) Questionnaire
Questionnaire has to be submitted before your enter to Japan.

~Those who installed MySOS app for Fast Track
You can fill in the questionnaire on MySOS app before you arrive in Japan.

~Those who don't install MySOS / don't use Fast Track~
You can fill in the questionnaire on the URL below before you arrive in Japan. You are required to present the issued QR code to the quarantine officer when you arrive in Japan.
https://arqs-qa.followup.mhlw.go.jp/#/
 
Change of quarantine period after entering Japan
From 1 June 2022, travelers and returnees from Nigeria will not be required on-arrival test and home quarantine, regardless of the vaccination status. The mesure stated below will be applied till 31 May 2022.

Concerning the detail about quarantime measures for Entering Japan, please refer to the URL below.
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/covid-19/bordercontrol.html
 
Should you need further clarification, please contact Consular section.