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Information on the Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (Updated July 26, 2021)

Fukuoka City is delivering a COVID-19 vaccination program to ensure that every resident who wishes to get a COVID-19 vaccine can do so with peace of mind.

We have made multilingual manuals explaining various online procedures, such as on how to book your vaccination appointment online.
Book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment online if you have access to the internet.
URL: https://vaccines.sciseed.jp/fukuokacity/login
Multilingual Manuals
(Content will be regularly updated.)

Information For Foreign Residents Who Have Not Received Their COVID-19 Vaccination Ticket (394kbyte)pdf

⚠ Fukuoka City posted vaccination tickets to residents aged 64 and younger on Wednesday, June 30.
You need your vaccination ticket when booking your vaccination appointment. Keep your vaccination ticket safe, and take it with you on the day of your vaccination appointment.
⚠It will take approximately 10 days for your vaccination ticket to arrive. If your vaccination ticket does not arrive by July 10, contact the Vaccination Call Center.
This page will be regularly updated with the latest information.

Information on the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 has been uploaded

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How to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Who can get the vaccine first
Vaccination ticket information (delivery, new tickets etc.)
How to book your vaccination
Advice and Inquiries
Types of vaccine
Information from national organizations
Shuttle bus service


Information on the COVID-19 Vaccination Program (aged 12–15) (12,330kbyte)pdf
Information on the COVID-19 Vaccination Program (aged 16–64) (12,708kbyte)pdf
Information on the COVID-19 Vaccination Program (aged 65 or over) (30,337kbyte)pdf

COVID-19 Vaccination Program


How to get the COVID-19 vaccine

1. You will receive a notification and a vaccination ticket from Fukuoka City when it is your turn to have the COVID-19 vaccine.

2. Book your vaccination appointment in advance via the website.
    ⚠ If you have difficulty booking using the website, book via the call center.

3. Go to a vaccination site and get your COVID-19 vaccine. (You will need two doses).

The Fukuoka City Government will send you a vaccination ticket and medical questionnaire, which you will need to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. When you receive the ticket and questionnaire, be careful not to lose them and keep them until you have had your COVID-19 vaccine. When it is your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, book your vaccination appointment in advance and get your COVID-19 vaccine.


Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine

All registered* Fukuoka City residents (including foreign nationals) aged 12 or over are eligible to receive the vaccine.
*You can receive vaccines in Fukuoka City if you are hospitalized in a medical or care facility in Fukuoka City, or have a pre-existing condition and wish to receive your vaccine from a Fukuoka City hospital, even if you are not a registered Fukuoka City resident.


How much does the COVID-19 vaccine cost

The COVID-19 vaccine is free.


Where to get the COVID-19 vaccine

You can get your COVID-19 vaccine at regional hospitals and clinics and mass vaccination centers.


Regional hospitals and clinics

As of June 28, there are a total of 805 hospital and clinics where you can get vaccinated in Fukuoka City.
(All city locations  |  Higashi-ku  |  Hakata-ku  |  Chuo-ku  |  Minami-ku  | Jonan-ku  |  Sawara-ku  |  Nishi-ku)
If you book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment via the call center, you may be booked in at a regional clinic or hospital.
⚠ Some hospitals and clinics have not been listed on the List of Vaccination Sites as they only provide vaccines to patients registered at their facilities. Also, some listed sites may only provide vaccines to regular patients registered at their facilities.


Mass Vaccination Centers

Chuo Wharf Cruise Center (24-25 Okihama-machi, Hakata-ku)
Open from Monday, July 5 2021*
Opening hours: 11:00–22:00
Shuttle Bus Timetable
*If you are aged 65 or over: you can book your vaccination appointment at the Chuo Wharf Cruise Center from Thursday, July 1, 2021.
 If you are aged 64 or under: you can book your vaccination appointment according to your age group.
⚠ The Takeda/Moderna vaccine will be provided at the Chuo Wharf Cruise Center. You can only get this vaccine if you are aged 18 or over.

Mass vaccination centers in each ward

Ward Location Address Opening date Opening hours*
Higashi-kuNamiki Square4-21-45 Chihaya, Higashi-kuMonday, June 2811:00~17:00
Hakata-kuSazanpia Hakata2-3-1 Minami-Honmachi, Hakata-kuFriday, June 2511:00~17:00
Chuo-kuChuo Gymnasium2-5-5 Akasaka, Chuo-kuThursday, July 111:00~22:00
Minami-kuMinami Gymnasium2-8-1 Shiobaru, Minami-kuMonday, June 2811:00~17:00
Jonan-kuJonan Gymnasium6-14-22 Befu, Jonan-kuFriday, June 2511:00~17:00
Sawara-kuMomochi Gymnasium2-3-15 Momochi, Sawara-kuThursday, July 111:00~22:00
Nishi-kuSaitopia2-1-1 Saito, Nishi-kuTuesday, June 2211:00~17:00

・Parking is limited. Please use public transport when coming to the centers.
・Mass vaccination centers will be open every day, including weekends and public holidays.
・You can book a vaccination appointment at a location outside of the ward where you live.


Night-time vaccination sites

Fukuoka City Hospital (13-1 Yoshizuka-honmachi, Hakata-ku)
Open from Tuesday, July 20, 2021*
Opening hours 22:00–8:00 the following morning (reception closes at 7:00)
*If you are aged 65 or over: you can book your vaccination appointment from Thursday, July 1, 2021.
 If you are aged 64 or under: you can book your vaccination appointment according to your age group.
⚠ You cannot book your vaccination appointment by calling or visiting the hospital directly. Book your appointment online before coming to the site. (If you have difficulty booking using the website, book via the COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center.)
⚠ Please be aware that you cannot get vaccinated if you have consumed alcohol (there is alcohol in your bloodstream).
・Free parking available for people getting vaccinated.


Free shuttle bus to Chuo Wharf Cruise Center mass vaccination center

There is a free shuttle bus service for people getting their vaccine at the Chuo Wharf Cruise Center mass vaccination center and anyone accompanying them.
⚠ The free shuttle bus service only operates between Tenjin and Chuo Wharf Cruise Center. There is no shuttle bus service available to the mass vaccination centers in each ward, so please use public transportation.

Tenjin ⇔ Chuo Wharf Cruise Center
Service duration: From Saturday, July 3, 2021
Bus Time Table

The bus departs from the following locations:
・From Tenjin: Fukuoka City Hall Main Entrance (Tenjin Chuo Park side)
 You will be shown to the bus stop.
・Chuo Wharf Cruise Center Main Entrance
⚠You must wear a mask on the shuttle bus.
⚠You cannot get off the bus until you reach the destination.


Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine first

 Priority groups will get the COVID-19 vaccine first in order of their priority. Priority groups include:
 ・elderly residents (including people who work in care homes)
 ・people classed as high priority by Fukuoka City
  -nursing care workers (including home-helpers and day care workers)
  -teachers and nursery school teachers
 ・people with pre-existing conditions
 The vaccine will then be offered to all remaining eligible people.
 ⚠ Bookings for the vaccination are accepted as written in the When you can book your appointment section.


Vaccination ticket information

When you will receive your vaccination ticket

Vaccination tickets were posted to residents aged 65 and over on Tuesday, April 27*.
*Your vaccination ticket was posted to the address registered on your residence record as of Wednesday, March 18, 2021.
 If you are aged 65 or over as of April 1, 2022 and your address was registered in Fukuoka City after March 19 but before May 11, 2021, your ticket has also been posted, so please remain patient.

Fukuoka City posted COVID-19 vaccination tickets for residents aged 64 and younger on Wednesday on June 30, 2021*. It will take approximately 10 days for your vaccination ticket to arrive.
*Your vaccination ticket will be posted to the address registered on your residence record as of Monday, April 5, 2021.
If you are aged 64 or younger and your address was registered in Fukuoka City before July 10, 2021 your ticket will be posted in stages, so please remain patient.


Requesting a new vaccination ticket

How to apply for a new vaccination ticket

You can apply for a new vaccination ticket if you have lost or damaged it, or changed your address.
You can apply: online, by telephone or by post.

How to Apply for a COVID-19 Vaccination Ticket: When Moving-In to Fukuoka City (Manual) (1,314kbyte)pdf
How to Apply for a COVID-19 Vaccination Ticket: Requesting a New Vaccination Ticket (Manual) (1,155kbyte)pdf

⚠ Currently, you can only apply for a new vaccination ticket if you are 65 years
 old as of April 1, 2022 (born before April 1, 1957), or if you are aged between
 12 (currently) and 64 (as of April 1, 2022) and wish to receive a new
 vaccination ticket outside of your registered address.
⚠ If you moved within Fukuoka City recently, you can still use your vaccination
 ticket even if it shows your previous address. You must bring proof of your
 previous address to your vaccination appointment. If you want a new
 vaccination ticket that shows your new address, apply via one of the methods above.
⚠ If you want to have your new vaccination ticket to be a posted to an address
 other than the address registered on your residence record, or if you do not
 have a residence record or family register, you must apply by post.
 Apply by post by sending your application for a new vaccination ticket and
 proof of identification.
 In cases of adult wards who are under the care of adult guardians, if you
 want the vaccination ticket posted to the guardian and not the ward, you
 must send a copy of your Certificate of Registration Card based on the Adult
 Guardianship Registration System, or a copy of the Original Written Rule
 (shinpansho tōhon) and copy of the Certificate Confirming the Ruling
 (shinpan kakutei shōmeisho) instead of your proof of identification.


How to get vaccinated in Fukuoka City if you are registered in a different municipality

In some unavoidable cases, you can apply to get vaccinated in Fukuoka City even if the address on your residence record is in a different municipality.
Submit a request to Fukuoka City to apply for your vaccination.
How to apply: online or by post.
After submitting your request, you will receive a Certificate of Proof of Notification to Receive Vaccination Outside of Your Municipality (jūshochigai sesshu todokedezumishō). You must take this certificate to your vaccination appointment.

How to Apply to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine Outside of your Registered Municipality (Manual) (1,088kbyte)pdf



Application procedure

1. Apply online

https://www.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/hofuku/coronavaccine/health/yoyaku.html
(Japanese only)


2. Apply by telephone

Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center
Tel: 092-260-8405
Lines open every day 8:30 to 17:30
Calls can be made in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Spanish and Portuguese.
⚠ Many people are calling the wrong number when trying to get through to the call center. Check the telephone number carefully before dialing.


3. Apply by post

Document templates:

Application Form for a New Vaccination Ticket/Change of Address (sesshuken saihakkō ken sōfusaki henkō shinseisho)
Application Form for a New Vaccination Ticket/Change of Address (Sample)
Notification of Vaccination in a Different Municipality (jūshochigai sesshu todoke)


Send your required documents to:

〒812-0011
Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Program Office,
Meiji Yasuda Watanabe Building, 1-3-3 Hakata-eki-mae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
⚠ To protect personal information and prevent the spread of COVID-19, there is no counter in the building.



Information on the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19

If you have been vaccinated against COVID-19, you can prove that you have been vaccinated using the Record of Vaccination for COVID-19 or the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 attached to your COVID-19 vaccination ticket.
If you have lost your Record of Vaccination for COVID-19 or the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19, or you have a Record of Vaccination for COVID-19 and require a Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 issued by Fukuoka City, apply by one of the methods listed below.
You can only apply if you were registered as a Fukuoka City resident* at the time of your vaccination.

*If you moved into or out of Fukuoka City between vaccines and only had one of your two doses of the vaccine in Fukuoka City, you can only apply to receive certification for that dose.
*The indication of “temporary” on your Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 (Temporary) that is attached to your COVID-19 vaccination ticket is displayed to indicate the COVID-19 vaccine is classed as a temporary vaccination according to the Immunization Act. It does not mean there is a separate official record needed to prove you have been vaccinated. The Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 (Temporary) is accepted as proof of vaccination.


How to apply

You need to submit the following documents by post to the address below to apply for a Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19.


Required documents:
  • An application form for the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19
  • A copy of some proof of identity (such as a driver’s license or health insurance card) to confirm the address to which to send your certificate
  • A copy of your Record of Vaccination for COVID-19 or Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 (only if you have one)

When applying through a representative, you must provide a letter of authorization signed by the person for whom the certificate is issued.


Templates

Address

〒810-8620
Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Certification Administration Center: Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 Department
*This is a dedicated postcode. You do not need to fill out an address.
To protect personal information and prevent the spread of COVID-19, there is no counter in the building.


Additional notes

・English versions of the certificate will be provided only where necessary.
・It may take time to issue certificates as it is necessary to confirm the applicant’s vaccination status.
・If there are any issues with documentation, the applicant may be contacted. Applicants must provide a telephone number on which they can be contacted.
The Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 Department applied for using this application is not a Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19, a.k.a. a vaccine passport, and cannot be used to ease quarantine requirements at immigration when entering a foreign country.
If you want to apply for a Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19, a.k.a. a vaccine passport, which is used to ease quarantine requirements at immigration when entering a foreign country, check the Information on the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 page for details.




Details on booking your vaccination appointment

You must book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment in advance.
You need your vaccination ticket when booking your vaccination appointment. Keep your vaccination ticket safe, and take it with you on the day of your vaccination appointment.


When the vaccination program starts

・From Monday, May 24, 2021 at regional hospitals and clinics
・From Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at mass vaccination centers opened in stages in each ward
・From Monday, July 5, 2021 at Chuo Wharf Cruise Center (mass vaccination center)
・From Tuesday, July 20 2021 at Fukuoka City Hospital (night-time vaccination site)


When you can book your vaccination appointment


Eligible group When you can book your appointment
People aged 65 years and overNow
People with pre-existing conditionsOnce you have registered your condition and as soon as you receive your ticket
People aged 60 to 64As soon as you receive your ticket
People aged 50 to 59From 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021
People aged 40 to 49From 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021
People aged 30 to 39From 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021
People aged 12 to 29From 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021

⚠ Fukuoka City posted COVID-19 vaccination tickets for residents aged 64 and
 younger on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
⚠ If you have a pre-existing medical condition and are aged 59 or younger, you
 can book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment before your age group if you
 register your condition in advance using the Registration for People with Pre-
 Existing Conditions
website.
⚠ If you are aged 60 to 64, you can book your vaccination appointment as soon
 as your ticket arrives. You do not need to book in advance even if you have a
 pre-existing medical condition.
⚠All ages above are based on your age on March 31, 2022 (excluding 12 year
 olds). If you will turn 12 years old after July 1, 2021, your vaccination ticket will
 be posted after your 12th birthday.


How to book your vaccination appointment

Book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment online via the website. If you have difficulty booking using the website, book via the COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center. If you have a pre-existing condition, consult your regular doctor where necessary.
You cannot book your vaccination appointment at the city hall or your local ward office.


1.Book via the website

You can complete all booking-related procedures online.
Use the online booking manual (741kbyte)pdf as a reference when booking online.
⚠ If you are not registered as a Fukuoka City resident, but need to get your COVID-19
  vaccine in Fukuoka City for unavoidable reasons, please be aware you cannot make your
  booking online.


2.Book via the call center

Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center
Tel: 092-260-8405
Open every day 8:30 to 17:30
Calls can be made in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Spanish and Portuguese.
⚠ Many people are calling the wrong number when trying to get through to the call center.
  Check the telephone number carefully before dialing.


3.Contact a vaccination site directly

Only do so if you have a pre-existing condition and are instructed to do so after consulting your regular doctor.


Registering in Advance for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

If you are aged 59 or under and have a pre-existing medical condition, you can register in advance using the Registration for People with Pre-Existing Conditions website* to book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment without waiting for your age group.
*Vaccination tickets for residents aged 64 and under were posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. You can book your vaccination appointment as soon as you have received your vaccination ticket, but it will take 2 days for registration.
*You do not need to provide certification to prove your condition. Check the list of pre-existing medical conditions for your condition before applying.
*A doctor will examine the extent of your pre-existing condition at the time of your vaccination.

If you have difficulty using the Registration for People with Pre-Existing Conditions website, contact the COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center.

Manual for how to Register in Advance for People with Pre-Existing Conditions (911kbyte)pdf


Who is classed as having a pre-existing condition?

① You are classed as having a pre-existing condition if you are seeing a doctor or are currently in hospital for any of the following medical conditions:
 • a chronic respiratory disease
 • a chronic heart disease (including high blood pressure)
 • a chronic kidney disease
 • a chronic liver disease (such as cirrhosis)
 • you are taking insulin or medicine to treat diabetes or a disease associated with diabetes
 • a blood disease (excluding iron-deficiency anemia)
 • a disease that weakens your immune system (including people receiving treatment or palliative care for malignant tumors)
 • you are receiving treatment that weakens your immune system, such as steroid treatment
 • a neurological or a neuromuscular disease associated with an immunological abnormality
 • decreased bodily functions caused by a neurological or neuromuscular disease (such as a respiratory disorder)
 • a chromosomal abnormality
 • a severe physical and mental disability (both impaired limb function and a severe learning disorder)
 • sleep apnea syndrome
 • a severe mental illness (you are currently in hospital for treatment; you have a Mental Disability Handbook; your illness is classed as “severe and continuous” by the Self-Supporting Medical Care Scheme (psychiatric/medical care scheme)); or you have an intellectual disability (and have a Mental Rehabilitation Handbook)

② You are classed as obese with a BMI of 30* or over
 *BMI=body weight in kilograms ÷ height in meters ÷ height in meters
 For example, your BMI is 30 if your height is 1.7 m and your weight is 87 kg, or your height is 1.6 m and your weight is 77 kg.


Types of vaccine

Currently, two types of COVID-19 vaccine are being used in Japan.


How safe and effective is the vaccine?

 Pfizer Takeda/Moderna
Type Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccineMessenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine
Effectiveness at preventing COVID-19

(%)
Approximately 95%Approximately 94%
Time between doses 3 weeks
Get the second dose of the vaccine as soon as possible after 3 weeks have passed.
4 weeks
Get the second dose of the vaccine as soon as possible after 4 weeks have passed.
Number of cases of anaphylaxis (per million) 4.7 cases2.5 cases
Eligible groups Anyone aged 12 or over at the time of vaccinationAnyone aged 18 or over at the time of vaccination

Possible side effects

The side effects observed from the COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for use in Japan include: soreness around the injection site after vaccination, tiredness, headaches, sore muscles and joints, chills, diarrhea and fever. The majority of these side effects improve within a few days after vaccination. A post-vaccination health survey can be found here on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s website.


Incidence rate Pfizer Takeda/Moderna
50%+ Soreness around the injection site, tiredness, headachesSoreness around the injection site, tiredness, headaches, muscle ache
10–50% Muscle ache, chills, sore joints, diarrhea, fever, swelling around the injection siteSore joints, chills, nausea and vomiting, swollen lymph nodes,  fever, swelling around the injection site, skin rashes
1–10% Nausea, vomitingSoreness, swelling and rashes a week or more after vaccination

Some rare cases of anaphylaxis (acute allergic reactions) have been reported. You can find information on reported cases of anaphylaxis on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s website. If you have an anaphylactic reaction at a vaccination site you will be treated immediately.


Advice and Inquiries

Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center

 Tel: 092-260-8405
 Lines open every day 8:30 to 17:30
  Calls can be made in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Spanish and Portuguese.


FAQs

Posted in a Q&A format.
⚠ Japanese only


Fukuoka Prefectural COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline

Call if you have any specific medical concerns such as about possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Tel: 092-687-4884
Calls can also be made in English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Nepali, Burmese, Tagalog, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Malay, Khmer, Mongolian and Sinhala.
Lines open every day 24 hours a day.


COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

Call if you have any inquiries on COVID-19 vaccination policies.
Telephone: Free dial 0120-761-770
Lines open every day 9:00 to 21:00.
Calls can also be made in English Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spain, Thai* and Vietnamese*.
*Opening hours for Thai and Vietnamese differ.
Thai: 9:00 to 18:00
Vietnamese: 10:00 to 19:00


Information from the Government of Japan

 You can find information from the Government of Japan on the COVID-19 vaccine from the following links:
 ・Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: Information on the COVID-19 vaccine
 ・Prime Minister’s: Information on the COVID-19 vaccine


“Beware scams!”— A warning from the Consumer Affairs Center

 Your local government will never ask you for money or personal information for vaccination purposes over the phone. Be careful not to fall victim to scams. If you get a phone call asking you for money or personal information, hang up the phone immediately. Don’t worry by yourself. Contact your local Consumer Affairs Center for advice.

 For advice on products or service contracts:

 Fukuoka City Consumer Affairs Center


 Advice available over the phone or in person (appointment required for in person).
 Tel: 092-781-0999
 Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00–17:00
  Every 2nd and 4th Saturday 10:00–16:00(Only for advice over the phone)
  Closed on public holidays and December 29–January 3
 For Fukuoka City residents only.
 Telephone interpretation services available.
 
 Fukuoka Prefecture Consumer Affairs Center

 Advice available over the phone or in person.
 Tel: 092-632-0999
 Open hours: Monday to Friday 9:00–16:30
  Sunday 10:00–16:00 (Only for advice over the phone)
  Closed on public holidays and December 29–January 3
 For Fukuoka Prefecture residents only.
 Telephone interpretation services available.



Information on the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19

1. What is the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 (a.k.a. the vaccine passport)?


The Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 is a certificate provided to certain eligible people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and need additional documentation to the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 due to travelling abroad. You must apply to receive the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19.
The Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 is intended to be presented at immigration when required to ease quarantine requirements when entering foreign countries.
Domestically within Japan, your vaccination status can be confirmed using your Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19*. You cannot apply for the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 if you do not have any plans to go abroad.

*If you want a new Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19, check the Information on the Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19page for details.


2. Eligibility

You can apply for the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 if you were registered as a Fukuoka City resident* when you were vaccinated, and if you will be travelling to a country or region whose quarantine requirements will be eased upon displaying the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19.

*You can only apply if you were registered as a Fukuoka City resident when you were vaccinated. If you moved into or out of Fukuoka City between vaccines and only had one of your two doses in Fukuoka City, you can only apply to receive certification for that dose.


3. How to apply

You can apply online or by post. Apply using one of these two methods.

Applying online:


Apply using the site below and attach digital copies of your required documents.

Website to Apply for a Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19

 How to Apply Online (Manual) (1,856kbyte)pdf


Applying by post:

Send your required documentsto the address below.

Address
〒810-8620
Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Certification Administration Center: Vaccination Certificate for COVID-19 Department
*This is a dedicated postcode. You do not need to fill out an address.
⚠ To protect personal information and prevent the spread of COVID-19, there is no counter in the building.


4. Required Documents

You need the following documents to apply for the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19:

  • A copy of your passport (the page that displays your passport number)
  • A copy of your Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 or a copy of your Record of Vaccination for COVID-19
  • A copy of some proof of identity (such as a driver’s license or health insurance card) to confirm the address to which to send your certificate
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⚠ The Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 will display your passport number. Check the date of expiry on your passport before you apply. You must provide a copy of a passport valid at the time of travel.
⚠ If your passport displays a different or previous name to your current name, you must provide some proof
of identity that displays your different or previous name.



You may also be required to submit the following documents:


  • An application form for the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 (only when applying by post)
  • A letter of authorization and a copy of the representative’s personal identification (if applying through a representative)*

*When applying through a representative, you must provide a letter of authorization signed by the person for whom the certificate is issued.


Templates



5. Additional Notes

  • It usually takes approximately 5 working days from the time of application until postage. However, if you have lost your Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19 or your Record of Vaccination for COVID-19, it will take more time to confirm your vaccination status.
  • If there are any issues with documentation, the applicant may be contacted. Applicants must provide a telephone number on which they can be contacted.

6. List of Countries and Regions Easing Quarantine Requirements

List of Countries Where the Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19 Can Be Used (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)