Entry restrictions


Foreigners who have visited the listed countries/regions within 14 days will not be permitted to enter Japan.


Entry exemptions:

-          Japan Citizens (Japan passport holders)

-          Spouse or child of a Japanese National

-          Holders of Japan Permanent residents

-          Spouse or child of a Permanent Residents

-          Foreign nationals new entering Japan for a short-term stay (less than three months) for purposes including business and employment

-          Foreign nationals newly entering Japan for a long-term stay

For more information, please visit Japan MOFA Website.



Visa restrictions

From 21 January 2021, Business Track and Residence Track Visa (including single and multiple-entry visas) issued by 8 March 2020 by Japanese Embassies or Consulates General in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) will be suspended, until the state of emergency in Japan is lifted.


From 2 December 2021, the validity of single and multiple-entry visas of the listed countries/regions have been suspended.


Visa exemption measures with the listed countries/regions have been temporarily suspended.


Boarding requirements

All passengers are required to provide a negative result proof COVID-19 test (i.e. real time RT-PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification test (LAMP), Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA), Transcription Reverse-transcription Concerted reaction (TRC), Smart Amplification process (Smart Amp), Nicking Enzyme Amplification Reaction (NEAR), Next Generation Sequence, Antigen test (CLEIA/ECLIA)) by specimen collection method of Nasopharyngeal (Swab/Smear), Nasopharynx (Swab/Smear),  Rhinopharyngeal (Swab/Smear), Rhinopharynx (Swab/Smear), Nasal Swab, Saliva or Deep Throat Saliva or Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Swab conducted within 72 hours before departure.


For more information, please visit Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare website.


Fast Track Application

Fast Track is available for passengers entering from Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Chubu Centrair International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport. Passenger can pre-register for airport quarantine procedures via the MySOS app 16 hours prior flight scheduled arrival time.


For more information, please visit Fast Track.


Quarantine requirements

-          Fully vaccinated passengers from countries / regions other than designated countries/regions are exempted from quarantine requirements.

-          Non-vaccinated passengers from countries/regions other than designated countries/regions or fully vaccinated passengers from designated countries/regions are required to undergo 3-day home quarantine and provide a negative result of voluntary test or 7-day home quarantine without test.

-          Non-vaccinated passengers from designated countries/regions are required to undergo 3-day quarantine at a specific quarantine facility with a negative RT-PCR test result at the facility.


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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