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Travel to Japan despite testing positive for Covid-19. If you have Covid-19 and are still testing positive, you can still travel with a Covid Recovery Letter. To demonstrate this you will need a Covid Recovery Certificate alongside your positive Covid-19 test (dated in the last 7 to 30 days).
If you have recovered from Covid-19 in the last 7-30 days, you are eligible for a Covid Recovery Certificate for Travel to Japan.
You will need to show us either a PDF, screenshot or photo of your positive Covid test result certificate which clearly states the date of the positive test result. (Photos of the tests themselves are not accepted - it must be a photo of official test result paperwork).
The Covid Recovery Certificate replaces the need to show a negative Covid test, so you don't have to stress about calculating which day you have to take your PCR test before your flight to Japan. Fill out the form now and receive your certificate within 24 hours.
Please note your certificate must clearly include:
See an example Covid Recovery Certificate below.
Send us proof of your positive Covid test result. This can be in the form of a PDF, screenshot or photo. The proof of the positive test must show the date of the positive test result, and it must be within the last 30 days (but not the last 7 days).
All it takes to get your Covid Recovery Certificate for Japan is a simple form submission that takes 5 minutes. No appointment is needed.
Once submitted, one of our doctors will review your form. If all the information is satisfactory based on the eligibility, we will send you a Covid Recovery Certificate by email so you can travel to Japan.
Yes. Japan accepts Covid Recovery Certificates for those who have recovered from Covid-19 but continue to test positive.
Anyone who has a positive PCR or Rapid Antigen test certificate, dated within 7 and 30 days of travel and has recovered from Covid-19.
We only write certificates in English and we require your Covid-19 test to be in English too. Currently, we only offer customer support in English.
You only need to answer our online form to assess your recovery and upload a copy of your positive test (dated in the last 7 to 30 days). You will need to know your passport number too. We will then send you your Covid Recovery Certificate to present with your test result.
You will need to present your Covid Recovery Certificate alongside your positive test result. You will still need to show your proof of vaccination as well.
The Japanese government requires all travellers to be fully vaccinated.
Your symptoms must have completely resolved more than 72 hours ago before you can apply for a Covid Recovery Certificate for travel to Japan.
We have written thousands of Covid Recovery Certificates for travel. We advise you to check requirements for Japan (https://corona.go.jp/en/) and for the state that you’re travelling to before you travel.
It will state that we have reviewed your test certificate and assessed your symptoms, which allow us to state that you appear to have recovered from Covid-19 and therefore have developed a natural immunity to Covid-19. This will be signed by a doctor fully registered with the UK General Medical Council. Our contact details are included if any verification is required.
We’ll also include a QR code to your certificate which will contain your patient details and confirmation that your certificate has been validated.
This will depend on the delivery option you have chosen. Please see our main Covid Recovery page for more information. To avoid delays make sure that you meet the criteria for travel and include all the correct information, including your passport number and full name.
A Covid Recovery Certificate and Proof of Immunity are the same documents, showing that you have recovered from Covid-19. When these are presented with your positive test result, this is called your Documentation of Recovery.
Day 0 is your first day of symptoms or a positive viral test. Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or your test specimen was collected.
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