2022.9.11.SUN-16.FRI Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan

Covid-19

For current Covid-19 guidance, please refer to the Japanese Government Consular Services webpage, the Japanese Border Measures from the Ministry of Health webpage, and the Local Government Foreign Resident Policies for the city of Sapporo webpage and the city of Hokkaido webpage.

We, the organizing committee, require participants to take all of the following actions:

  • Scan your body temperature with a non-contact thermometer and clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer provided at Conference Hall entrance.
  • Wear face masks that fully cover your nose and mouth in the Conference Hall.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Do not speak while eating and drinking.
  • If you develop symptoms of a cold (fever, fatigue, etc.), remain in your hotel room and join the conference on-line.
  • If you become PCR-positive either during the conference, or just after the conference, immediately notify us with an email to ivc22@jvss.jp.
  • IVC-22 offers subsides for childcare online as well as on-site participants. For more details, please refer to the registration page.

Current Japanese Border Measures

Before Departure

To enter to Japan, all Participants require to "ERFS" registration to apply Visa.
As for application for "ERFS", it will not be completed without your accommodation information and address in Japan.

When Departure

After completed "ERFS" registration to apply your Visa, please prepare for your quarantine.
Please refer to [Current Japanese Border Measures] as follows;

Your quarantine depends on the classification of the country or region of your stay before arriving in Japan, and your vaccination status.
Please refer to the URL as below;

Certificate of Negative Test Result

It is required to submit "a certificate of negative test result" from specimen collected within 72 hours prior to departure. Check the requirements carefully as we accept it with only valid specimens and test method.

Installation of My SOS App

Pre-registering for airport quarantine procedures is available.
With this app you can complete some quarantine procedures before you enter Japan.
*"MySOS" is life-saving and emergency services, is the Medical Assistance application.

Current Japanese Border Measures

Visit Japan Web

Visit Japan Web is a web service that visitors(including Japanese and the foreigners who have reentry permits)can use for quarantine, immigration and customs procedures in order to enter Japan.

Fast Track *Fast Track is available for those entering from Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport,Chubu Centrair International Airport, Kansai International Airport, Fukuoka Airport.

Pre-registering for airport quarantine procedures is available.
With this app you can complete some quarantine procedures before you enter Japan.
*Please complete the pre-application via the app at least 6 hours prior to your flight’s scheduled arrival time.

Links:

Covid-19 related information by Japanese government Consular Services by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan:
https://www.mofa.go.jp/p_pd/ipr/page7e_900126.html

Japanese Border Measures by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Japan):
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/covid-19/bordercontrol.html

Covid-19 related information by Local government Hokkaido Foreign Resident Support Center:
https://www.hiecc.or.jp/soudan/emg/index.html?lang=en

Sapporo City Office:
https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/kinkyu_202002.html