The Japanese government has added to its list of countries from which it is accepting COVID-19 vaccination certificates.

  • As of June 9, Japanese authorities recognize vaccination certificates from over 100 countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, the U.S. and most EU countries.
  • Regardless of a traveler’s departure country, individuals must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before departure to enter Japan.

Additional Information: More information regarding Japan’s current border measures is available here.

BAL Analysis: Border measures may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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