From July 1,2020 everyone who applies Applicants of the Certificate of Eligibility has to take Tuberculosis Screening at a medical facility located in the designated country, which the Japanese government has designated as a Panel Clinic.
List of medical facility located in the designated country will be released later.
Who needs to be screened?
Based on the decision of the sub-committee on TB of Health Science Council on February 26, 2018, any person who are nationals of countries (Philippines, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Nepal, and Myanmar) where many past visitors had been diagnosed with TB during their stay in Japan and who intends to enter Japan and stay as a "mid-to-long-term resident"(*) (excluding individuals who possess re-entry permits) as defined under the provisions of Article 19-3 of the Immigration Control Act shall be screened.
Takes TB screening at a medical facility located in the designated country,
which the Japanese government has designated as a Panel Clinic
The Panel Clinic may issue TB Clearance Certificate only when it is confirmed that the applicant is clear of active TB as a result of the examination in compliance with the "Japan Pre-Entry Tuberculosis Screening - TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS"
TB Clearance Certificate must has been applied at the same time with Applicants of the Certificate of Eligibility
Applicants of the Certificate of Eligibility delivered
More details will be updated as soon as be released.
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