Test locations & info about your country
Stay up to date with the latest information about your country before starting your flight.
Check your trip
Curious about the up-to-date information about your trip? TravelDoc is continuously updated.
COVID-19 test locations
If you need a negative COVID-19 test result before departure, please check these overviews below of test locations.
Test locations and information worldwide
Travel requirements from/to Japan & Test locations for passengers departing from Japan
Entry Restrictions for Passengers Traveling from Japan to the Netherlands
On 08 Sept 2021, Japan has been removed from the EU Safe Countries List for travel to the EU/Schengen area.
As of 16 Sept 2021, the Netherlands classifies Japan as a high-risk area.
1. Entry Restrictions
The Government of the Netherlands has announced that from December 22, 2021, it will introduce new entry rules that will require travelers from outside the EU and Schengen area to present proof of negative COVID-19 test on entry. Currently, visitors to the Netherlands from high risk areas including Japan, are limited to those who are exempt from the entry restrictions set by the Dutch government. From December 22nd 2021 onwards, all travelers including those who were exempt from the restriction will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result on entering the Netherlands. This rule applies even if they have proof of vaccination or proof of recovery. Qualified negative COVID-19 tests include NAAT/PCR test within 48 hours before departure or an antigen test within 24 hours before departure. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 12 or over.
2. Proof of vaccination/Negative test result
On/After December 22, 2021, a negative COVID-19 test result must be presented upon entering the Netherlands from Japan, even if you have proof of vaccination.
Transit at Amsterdam: This restriction does not apply to travelers in transit at Amsterdam. Please check entry requirement for your destination.
3. Health declaration Form
All passengers travelling from, via or to the Netherlands need to fill out a health declaration. This form will appear while checking in: on klm.com, at the self-service kiosk, the KLM app and the check-in desk.
You are not required to self-quarantine when you arrive in the Netherlands.
5. Take a test (even if you have no symptoms and/or have been vaccinated)
Notice to all passengers arriving in Japan
Updated on January17th, 2022
Restrictions on Entry into Japan
As of January 15, 2022, self-quarantine period after their entry into Japan has been changed from 14 days to 10days. All cross-border travelers and returnees from countries/regions where the Omicron variant becomes dominant (as of 15th January 2022, all countries and regions) are required to self-quarantine in places such as their own residence or accommodations after their entry into Japan, to follow-up checks conducted by the Health Monitoring Center for Overseas Entrants (HCO) and to refrain from using public transportation for 10 days.
Strengthened Boarder Measure
Mobile App Installation
At present, all entrants to Japan (including Japanese nationals) are required to install an app on their smartphones to ensure that the 10-day self-isolation period at home or other accommodation after entry into Japan is carried out. You will be required to use this app to report your isolation status and health condition on a daily basis during your self-isolation period.
You can report the test result via app. And the notification of the decision to shorten the self-isolation period will also be sent to you within the app.
Mandatory submission of inspection certificate
If you do not have a valid COVID-19 certificate, you will be denied boarding by the direction of the Government of Japan. Customers who enter or return to Japan are requested to prepare a certificate in advance.
Effective from entry on or after March 19, 2021, all persons who return to or enter Japan from abroad, regardless of the country or region in which they are staying and nationalities must provide a negative certificate of covid-19 inspection written in Japanese or English that was conducted within 72 hours prior to departure. If you are unable to submit an inspection certificate, you will not be allowed to enter Japan based on the Quarantine Law. (After 01July21, Nasopharyngeal* and oropharyngeal (throat)(swab/smear) becomes valid sample collection method).
Mandatory E-Questionnaire before departing to Japan
Visit Japan Web Service
Access from the airport for the passengers entering/returning to Japan
General rebook policy for Coronavirus
We’re offering several rebooking and refund possibilities, please check what applies to you.
Our health measures
Preparing for your trip is more important than ever. We’re here to guide you through your journey so you can travel with confidence.