【外国人留学生】一時帰国に関する注意事項(2021年1月18日情報更新)Notice to international students returning to your country temporarily (updated on Jan 18, 2021)

January 13, 2021

日本を含め世界的に新型コロナウイルス感染症が再拡大している中で、各国出入国制限やフライトの状況が流動的になる可能性がありますので、不要不急の旅行を自粛するようお願いします。

一時帰国しなければならない特別な事情がある場合は、フライトチケットを購入する前に出入国に関するルールを知りましょう。

必ず以下の2つのリンク先を読んで、指導教員の先生に相談してください。

現在、新型コロナウイルス感染症拡大の影響で日本への再入国時に特別な措置がとられています。通常の手続きに加えて、14日間の自主隔離用滞在場所の確保、空港から滞在場所までの移動手段の確保等が必要となっています。
今後の状況次第で、措置内容が変わることもあるので、ご自身で日本大使館のホームページなどから情報収集してください。
*[2021年1月12日追記] 日本人も含め全ての入国者・再入国者・帰国者に対し、出国前72時間以内に実施したCOVID-19に関する検査による「陰性」であることの検査証明の提出を求めるとともに、入国時の検査が実施されます。その上で、引き続き、検疫所長の指定する場所(自宅等)で14日間待機し、国内において公共交通機関を使用しないことが要請されています。
*[2021年1月18日追記] 全ての国・地域から入国される方に防疫上の誓約(14 日間の公共交通機関不使用、14 日間の待機、位置情報の保存等)が求められています。誓約に違反した場合には、氏名の公表や、在留資格保持者については在留資格取消手続及び退去強制手続等の対象となり得るものとされています。
必ず
外務省「新型コロナウイルス感染症に関する水際対策の強化に係る措置について」をご確認ください。
*日本国外滞在中に在留期限が切れると、日本への再入国ができなくなる可能性があります。

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection is rising again worldwide including in Japan, the border controls of each country and flight conditions can be fluid.

Non-essential travel is discouraged at this time.

If you have a special reason and cannot avoid traveling to your country, please learn the procedure and rules regarding re-entry to Japan before you purchase your flight ticket(s).

Don’t forget to check the links below and consult with your supervisor.

Currently, special measures are implemented when (re-)entering Japan due to the spread of COVID-19. In addition to the usual procedures, it is necessary to secure a place to stay for 14 days for self-isolation and a means of transportation from the airport to the accommodation.
These measures are subject to change depending on the situation, so please keep up with the latest information on the websites of the Japanese embassy in your country and other reliable sources.
*[updated on January 12, 2021] All those who enter, re-enter or return to Japan (including Japanese nationals) are requested to submit a certificate of negative test result of pre-entry COVID-19 test (hereinafter referred to as “certificate of negative test result”) conducted within 72 hours (from the sampling time to departure time of the flight) until the lifting of the state of emergency, no matter whether arriving from the countries/regions designated as an area subject to denial of permission to enter Japan or not, or no matter whether using Business Track/Residence Track or not. They are also subject to conducting of COVID-19 test upon arrival. Then they are required to stay 14 days at a location designated by the quarantine station chief (own residence etc.) and to refrain from using public transportation.
*[updated on January 18, 2021] All those who enter, re-enter or return to Japan are also required to pledge to refrain from using public transportation for 14 days, and to be in quarantine at home or other designated areas for 14 days, retain the location data, etc. They are required to sign and submit the Written Pledge when entering Japan. In case of violation, they may be subject to detention under Quarantine Act and the following shall apply:
(1) For Japanese nationals, names and other information that contribute to preventing the spread of infection may be made public.
(2) For foreign nationals with the status of residence, names, nationalities, and other information that contribute to preventing the spread of infection may be made public. They may also be subject to the revocation of status of residence and procedures for deportation under Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law. Those who do not submit the “Written Pledge” are requested to stay at a location designated by the Chief of the Quarantine Station (only at the accommodation booked by the quarantine office) for 14 days.
For more information, please check MoFA “Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19”.
*If your period of stay expires while you are out of Japan, you may NOT  be able to re-enter Japan.