"COVID-19 Info No.15"

COVID-19 Info No.15

Category: COVID-19 EXTRA

Published: (Fri) 15 Jan 2021

Update on the latest governmental measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (as of 14 January 2021):

For visitors from Germany, like from most other foreign countries https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html, entry to Japan is now denied, except for those with a valid residence status and re-entry permit. Furthermore, for those who still may enter Japan, quarantine regulations have been strengthened and a pledge https://www.mofa.go.jp/files/100136939.pdf must be signed upon arrival to inter alia confirm that certain daily electronic reporting and information obligations will be observed during the 14 days quarantine period. In addition to the mandatory download of smart phone apps from public (Ministry of Health and Welfare) and private sector service providers (LINE), violations may result in a revocation of the status of residence and deportation for foreign residents.

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