Regarding to mandatory acquisition of Covid-19 Negative Certificate for all ANA Flights and transit flights departing from Myanmar to Japan after July 1st. (2021.7.1)
1 July 2021
- As of now, until it becomes not difficult to take the PCR Test in Myanmar, those who does not possess the negative certificate and will return or enter to Japan from Myanmar, will not be subjected to boarding refusal and will be able to return or enter to Japan by acquiring 「Ryoji Letter (Consular Letter) 」from Embassy of Japan in Yangon, as the special measure.
- Thereafter, it has been acknowledged that it is no longer difficult to take the PCR Test in Myanmar, we would like to notice that those who would board on flight that would depart from Myanmar to Japan (Including ANA and every transit flight), would require to acquire and retain a negative certificate based on the PCR test conducted 72 hours before departure.
Herewith, after arriving to Japan, the 3 day facility quarantine held by quarantine authorities will not be required anymore. However, home quarantine for 14 days from one day after arriving Japan will be still a necessity. So please be careful not to use public transportation until the end of the home quarantine.
※ About new measures related to border measures in Japan (Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Warfare of Japan)
- Please ensure to do the following three points when being examined at the test facility.
(1) At the time of reservation or at the reception, be sure to declare that you would like to acquire a certificate of testing for COVID-19 for entering Japan.
(From July 1st, the sample collection method of both Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection and Nasopharyngeal & Oropharyngeal Swab Collection are valid)
(2) To remind that the certificate of testing for COVID-19 must be filled in the form designated by Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Warfare of Japan.
The designated form can be downloaded in the following link.
(3)When receiving the certificate of testing for COVID -19, be sure to check whether there are any deficiencies (whether the certificate is stated on the form provided by Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Warfare, or if there are any omissions). If there are any deficiencies, please point them out.
- Institutions in Yangon that conduct Pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test
The Embassy will make a notice accordingly whenever a new institution that can issue the certificate of testing for COVID -19 which is specified by the Japanese Government is confirmed. Then, regarding the detailed information about the reservations and testing for COVID -19, you should contact to the respective agency directly and NOT to contact to the Embassy of Japan.
(1) N Health Myanmar Co., Ltd.
※Please note that the places where the sample is collected and the inspection certificate is issued are different.
(A) Sample Collection Place: Tourist Burma Building
・Address : Sule Pagoda Road (Corner of Sule Pagoda Rd and Maha Bandula Rd), Kyauktada Township, Yangon.
・Contact Number : 09-5199122 (in English Language and Myanmar Language)
・Contact Number of Reservation : 09-955199122 (Dr. Thura Zaw)
(When the time of reservation, please be sure to declare that it is for entry into Japan, and informed that to be issued an inspection certificate using the form which approved by Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Welfare.)
・Test Reception Time: 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m (Daily)
・Test Method: RT-PCR method (Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection OR Nasopharyngeal & Oropharyngeal Swab Collection)
・Necessary Document: Passport Original, Flight Ticket Copy
(B) Test result and Inspection certificate Issuance Office: N Health Myanmar Co., LTtd.
・ Address: No. 807, Corner of 11th street and Marharbandoola Road, Lanmadaw Township
・ Contact Number: 09-443200200, 09-889002323 (English and Myanmar )
・ Can collect in the next day after being examined from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m
・ Necessary documents when receiving the inspection certificate.
. The Passport Original or copy of the examinee
(C) Expense: 200,000 MMK (RT-PCR Method)
(D) Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NHealthMyanmarFanpage/
(2) International SOS Clinic (Proxy Service)
※ This is not limited to the members only, anyone can take the test.
・ Address: Inya Lake Hotel, 37 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar
・ Contact Number: 01-657 922, 09-420 114536
・ Contact Number of Reservation: 01-657 922 (8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m)
・ Email of Reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org (24 hours reception)
(Reservation must be made 4 days before departure. At the time of reservation, be sure to declare that it is for entry to Japan, and be sure to inform that you wish to issue a certificate of testing for COVID -19 using the form designated by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan.)
(A) Examination procedure
・Test reception time : (8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m)
・Test method : RT-PCR method (Nasopharyngeal Swab collection OR Nasopharyngeal & Oropharyngeal Swab Collection)
・Required documents: (Require to send email in advance) Passport copy and Flight ticket copy (Require to bring on the day of Testing) Original passport
(a) Send a passport copy and flight ticket copy to the following e-mail (email@example.com) in advance (before sample collection)
(b) Telephone interview by a doctor (within 24 hours before sample collection)
(c) Sample collection (2 days before departure)
(d) Issue a certificate of testing for COVID -19 using the form designated by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan (1 day before departure)
(e) Issuing a fit to travel certificate
(a) When collecting at the clinic : USD 200
(b) When collecting at home (even during isolation) : USD 300 (Individual)
(c) When visiting and collecting for groups (Required for advance application and consultation) : Cost will be determined by the number of examinees and location (Under USD 300)
(C) Facebook Page：https://www.facebook.com/sosclinicyangon/
(3) Yangon Airport Molecular Lab（YAML）
・Address：Yangon International Airport, Pyay Road, near Htan Pin Kone Bus Station, Mingalardon Township, Yangon, Myanmar ※Ground floor of the 4 story building, near the cargo warehouse of the Yangon International Airport
・Contact Number : 09 444 0999 41～42
・Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
・Contact numbers for Reservation : 09-444099941～42 (24 hours available) (Please make a reservation at least one day in advance) (At the time of reservation, please be sure to inform them that it is for entry to Japan and request to issue the certificate approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Welfare.)
(A) The information for testing PT PCR for COVID 19
・Test reception time: 8:00 a.m to 4:00 pm (Daily)
・Test method: RT-PCR method (Nasopharyngeal swab will be collected)
・Necessary Document: Passport (2 copies) , Flight Ticket (1 Copy), the COVID-19 case Investigation Form (It is necessary to fill out the COVID-19 case Investigation Form (no.2 to no.6). QR code in advance will be sent to you at the time of reservation.)
(B) Ways for receiving test results (Receiving by one of the following ways)
(a) Test result (absence or presence)
・You can get result by text message via viber or SMS on the same day at night.
(b) The inspection certificate can be received by one of the following ways.
・By free home delivery service on the next day
・Collecting at the Yangon Airport Molecular Lab (8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m) 1 day before departure
・Collecting at the Premium Lounge Reception (24 hours available) on the 1st Floor (Ground Floor) of Terminal (1) before check-in on the day of departure.
(c) Require to present the payment receipt when receiving the inspection certificate.
(a) Standard service 200,000 MMK / Test
(b) Express service 250,000 MMK / Test
・The result will be out 4 hours after testing and can be received in the evening of the same day.
(c) Home service 200,000 MMK / Test + Extra Charge 50,000 MMK / Time regardless of the numbers of clients.
・Advance reservation is required 1 day ahead of the test.
・In case of home service the place of sample collection must be a separate room with windows open or outdoors.
(D) Payment method
(a) In cash
(b) CB Pay, AYA Pay
・Necessary to pay in advance and present the evidence of payment (screen shot) at the counter on the day of testing.
CB Bank: Mingalar Sky Co., Ltd. 0010-6008-0000-4839
AYA Bank Kyauk Ta Dar Branch: Mingalar Sky Co.,Ltd. 0080-1030-1004-3981
(E) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ygnairportlab/
・Need to submit “Passport”, “Flight Ticket copy” at the Airport Security Gate.
・Normal Vehicles including the driver are permitted to enter by submitting the driver license at the Airport security gate (the parking area is next to testing place and it’s free of charge.)
・As the Taxis are not allowed to enter, you need to get off at the security gate. It takes only 1 or 2 minutes- walk.
・The clients tested at Yangon Airport Molecular Lab can use the Mingalar Sky CIP Lounge on the 2nd floor of Terminal 1 with free of charge.
New border measures for new coronavirus infection (strengthening quarantine measures when Japanese return to Japan)