Our PCR tests are approved for travel to Japan with the required sampling performed via the nasopharynx. For unvaccinated passengers, a certificate of a negative covid-19 test is required 72 hours before departure. After taking the test, you will receive both the Test Reception's standard travel certificate and the Japanese certificate (written in both Japanese and English) that Japan requires for entry.
The PCR test is an RT-PCR test, provided the test result is negative the following information will appear on your travel certificate under your personal data:
The following information will appear on Testmottagningens standard travel certificate: Has been tested NEGATIVE for SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). SIBA / ISOTHERMAL RT-PCR test via Qlifes Q200 Egoo System automated In Vitro Diagnostic medical device (IVDD), registered under GMDN Code 61039 and CE-marked. Analyze reagent: Egoo SARS-CoV-2 Lysis Buffer that contains SIBA R1 Buffer.
Other information that is on the certificate: name, birthday, passport number, testing date and time, test reagents, results, doctor’s signature, telephone number of the institution (Testmottagningen).
Sampling is carried out via the nasopharynx and it is important that you notify the reception staff yourself that you are traveling to Japan so that the sampling is carried out in accordance with current requirements from Japan. We provide PCR tests with three different options depending on how quickly you need the test result and your travel certificate and Japanese certificates. You can choose between:
Applicable restrictions and any references for what applies when entering Japan can be found at Swedenabroad.se.