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Entry requirements

Travellers can enter Japan, with certain documentation and/or testing requirements.

 

Boarding requirements

Travellers without a valid vaccination certificate to show triple vaccination are required to provide the negative result proof of COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours before departure. For more information on criteria for a valid vaccination certificate, please visit Japan MHLW website.

 

Quarantine requirements

Travellers entering Tokyo (Narita, Haneda), Osaka (Kansai) and Nagoya are required to take on-arrival test at the quarantine station if they have been to Mainland China within 7 days prior to their scheduled departure. Those who test positive will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.

 

Travellers entering Sapporo and Okinawa must sign a relevant statement during check-in, and declare that they have not been to Mainland China within 7 days prior to their scheduled departure. Please download and fill in the Declaration Form in advance, and present the document to the airport ground staff upon check-in to facilitate the self-declaration process. (This requirement will be removed starting from 8 January 2023).

 

Upcoming update

Starting from 8 January 2023, passengers starting their trip in Mainland China and transiting through Hong Kong SAR to all Japanese destinations are required to provide the negative result proof of COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours before departure if without a valid certificate of triple vaccination. In addition, on-arrival test at the quarantine station is required. Those who test positive will be required to quarantine at a designated facility.

 

For groupings of the countries/regions and the respective measures, please visit Japan MOFA website. 

 

To benefit from fast track applications, passengers are highly recommended to pre-register the information required for quarantine procedures via Visit Japan Web before flight departure.

 

Visa requirements

The following visa exemption measures have been resumed:

·         Foreign nationals from listed countries/ regions entering Japan for a short-term stay

·         Valid single and multiple-entry visas issued by Embassies or Consulates General and Consulates of Japan in all countries/ regions

For more information, please visit Japan MOFA website.

 
Hong Kong Airlines staff will perform document checks at the airport to confirm if passengers are eligible to travel to destinations with restrictions in place. Passengers without checked baggage and holding mobile or self-print boarding passes will be subject to document check before boarding.

 

Passengers will also be asked to declare their travel history to help us ensure eligibility to travel.

 

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