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Public Transportation Restriction and Self-quarantine upon the Arrival in Japan

In response to the spread of Coronavirus pandemic, upon the arrival in Japan, international students from all countries/regions, including those without health issues are expected to follow the rules below.

・Self-quarantine for 14 days – counted from the following day after the entry into Japan.
・Refrain from using public transportation, including transportation from the airport to the first destination.
*Please make an arrangement for the transportation from the airport to your first destination and a self-quarantine place prior to the entry to Japan.
 
Public transportation is strictly prohibited to use. However, it is allowed to move by a private or rental car, as well as transportation services from the companies that have fulfilled the criteria for those who come/return from abroad, as listed on the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website below. An advance reservation is required.


Border Restrictions on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan Homepage

○List of companies providing rental car and services that have been approved.  
  https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/newpage_00020.html


References and other related websites

文部科学省ホームページ「世界各国に留学中の日本人学生の皆さんへ(7月21日更新)」(Japanese only)
https://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/koutou/ryugaku/1405561_00001.htm

外務省HP「在留資格を有する外国人の再入国について」
Re-entry of foreign nationals with the status of residence

(和文)https://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/page1_000864.html
(English)https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001074.html

外務省HP「再入国の際に必要な手続・書類等」
Process and Required Documents for Re-entry

(和文)https://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/ca/fna/page25_001994.html
(English)https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page25e_000334.html

厚生労働省HP「水際対策の抜本的強化に関するQ&A」
(和文)https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00001.html#Q1-1
(English)https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00003.html#Q1-1

法務省HP「新型コロナウイルス感染症の拡大防止に係る上陸拒否等について」
http://www.moj.go.jp/hisho/kouhou/hisho06_00099.html

官邸HP「新型コロナウイルス感染症対策本部」
https://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/novel_coronavirus/taisaku_honbu.html