Tokyo May 8 2021 In view of the continued spread of the coronavirus pandemic in India and other countries, the Japanese government decided on the 7th to strengthen immigration control for tourists from India, Pakistan and Nepal. After the arrival of the passengers in Japan, the waiting time at the designated accommodation institution was increased from 3 days to 6 days, and the number of virus tests during the period increased from 3 to 4. The relevant regulations will be formally implemented at 0:00 on the 10th.
According to Japan’s “Daily News” reported on the evening of the 7th, the current Japanese regulations are, from the outbreak of countries or regions, if you need to enter Japan, before going abroad and when entering Japan to receive virus testing, after entering Japan in the designated accommodation institutions to wait 3 days, during which you need to accept 3 virus tests. The results are negative in order to change to home isolation. The total isolation period is 14 days.
The Japanese government’s enhanced immigration control requires travelers from three countries, including India, to wait six days at designated accommodation facilities for four virus tests. As previously stipulated, the results were negative and then converted to home isolation, with a total isolation period of 14 days.
Japanese Prime Minister Suga said in particular on the 7th, in response to the new variant of the virus, the Japanese government will further strengthen the entry control of tourists from India and other countries, and asked officials at all levels to use this decision as a benchmark to implement the new measures again.