★COVID-19 Vaccine for the Omicron Variant (Booster Shot for Ages 12 and Older)
[Updated 14 December 2022]
★COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A
★Obtaining a vaccination voucher if you are not registered as a resident in Japan
[Updated 2 February 2022]
★Obtaining a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (Nagoya City Residents)
[Updated 22 February 2022]
★COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 5 to 11
[Added 1 March 2022]
Vaccinations will be provided at hospitals and clinics in Nagoya City to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Two doses will be administered.
Residents of Nagoya City aged 12 and over
*Children turning 12 will be sent a vaccination coupon at the beginning of the month following their birth month (i.e. after they have turned 12).
Until 30 September 2022
Nagoya International Center will help you to find a vaccination venue and make a reservation.
- NIC can provide information on clinics where you can get the vaccination. If you need interpreting assistance when making a reservation, please use the NIC Trio-phone service. Phone: 052-581-6112; English service Tue. to Sun. 9:00 - 19:00; for other service times in other languages, please see here.
*Vaccinations will be administered after information has been provided thoroughly, and only with the consent of the individual to be vaccinated.
*For information on preexisting / underlying medical conditions, see here. (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Instructions for COVID-19 vaccination (Pfizer) (MHLW)
Instructions for COVID-19 vaccination (Moderna) (MHLW)
For other languages, please see here.
Procedure for receiving the vaccination
(1) A vaccination coupon will be sent to each eligible individual by post.
You will be sent a vaccination coupon in an envelope like this:
Sample vaccination coupon (click to enlarge):
(2) Once you receive a vaccination coupon, make a reservation to receive the vaccination.
①For a vaccination at a group vaccination venue:
Vaccinations at group vaccination venues and mass vaccination venues have now ended.
②For a vaccination at a designated medical facility (individual vaccination):
Contact your nearest designated medical facility directly to make a reservation.
You can search and check availability of designated medical facilities on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Korona Wakuchin Nabi (コロナワクチンナビ) website:
Korona Wakuchin Nabi (Japanese)
*Please note that the Korona Wakuchin Nabi site only allows facility search and confirmation of availability.
*Reservation procedure may differ depending on the medical facility.
(3) Bring the following to your vaccination:
・City of Nagoya vaccination coupon
・Prevaccination screening questionnaire
How to complete the prevaccination screening questionnaire
Please note that the questionnaire is in Japanese. Please refer to the translated questionnaire (on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese [simplified & traditional], Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Nepali, Arabic, French, Indonesian, Khmer, Mongolian, Myanmar, Russian, Thai) when completing the Japanese form.
Translated prevaccination screening questionnaire (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center
Phone: 0120-761770 (toll free)
Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish: 9:00 - 21:00
Thai: 9:00 - 18:00
Vietnamese: 10:00 - 19:00
City of Nagoya Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center
(Japanese, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese, Nepali)