Pre-Travel NAAT COVID Testing for Travel Between US & Japan

COVID-19 Testing for Travel to Japan

Vitality has been conducting successful COVID-19 tests for thousands of travelers heading to Japan since August 2020. As a trusted partner of Japanese communities, we provide the necessary clearance testing for travel between the US and Japan. Our adherence to the Japanese Government’s requirements and the use of the latest test certificates ensure a smooth travel experience.

Certified and Recognized Testing

Our tests are recognized by all airlines, as we use the most up-to-date test certificates provided by the Japanese government. Since August 2020, we have successfully conducted tests for thousands of travelers heading to Japan.


Steps for Pre-Travel COVID Testing

  1. Schedule an appointment with Vitality on our website.
  2. Get tested with Japan-approved NEAR or RT-PCR technology.
  3. Receive your COVID results report in Japanese format via email or in person.
  4. Vitality completes the Japan Certificate of Testing for COVID-19 and sends it via email or provides it in person.
  5. Fly safely and stress-free!

Approved COVID-19 Tests for Travel to Japan

  1. Rapid Nicking Enzyme Amplification Reaction (NEAR) Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) Technology – ID Now by Abbott:
    • Results in less than 1 hour.
  2. RAPID Automated RT-PCR (NAAT):
    • Results in less than 2 hours.
  3. RT-PCR (NAAT):
    • Results in less than 12 hours.

Please note that as of March 9, 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has authorized a non-invasive collection method called “Nasal Swab.” Japan only accepts nasal, nasopharyngeal swabs, and saliva as collection methods.

We have specifically selected this technology for Japan Pre-Travel testing due to its high accuracy and acceptance by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA).


Why Choose Vitality Urgent Care for Travel Between USA and Japan Testing?

  • Vitality understands and meets all the requirements for the certificate of testing for entering Japan.
  • We are a trusted partner of multiple Japanese communities and ANA travel agencies.
  • Our multiple locations in Chicago, Arlington Heights, and Naperville make testing convenient for you.
  • We specialize in countries with complex documentation requirements, like Japan.
  • We provide custom documentation in Japanese format at no additional cost, known as the “Japan Certificate.”
  • Our testing technologies are authorized by the FDA.
  • We guarantee timely results.
  • We offer mobile testing, where we can come to your home or office/site.
  • Our testing services are available for both individuals and groups.

Price Menu

  • $150 – RT-PCR COVID-19:
    • Results in less than 2 hours.
  • $200 – (NEAR) (NAAT) Covid 19:
    • Results in less than 60 minutes.
    • Limited to Japan only.

Please note that COVID tests done solely for travel reasons are not submitted to your insurance, and you must pay out-of-pocket for your coronavirus test.


Vitality Locations and Partners

Pre-Travel COVID testing is by appointment only. We offer convenient collection options with our CLIA Certified laboratory partners, allowing us to deliver expedited results within hours of your appointment. We have a few convenient locations available, but appointments are required.

The travel experience may have changed, but we’re here to help you arrive prepared! Keep your travel safe and COVID-free!

Vitality Urgent and Primary Care is a Nurse Practitioner-owned company that has a financial interest in ancillary services such as clinical lab services and diagnostic testing provided by our partner affiliates.

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