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Collins Street Medical Centre

Level 7/267 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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COVID PCR negative test is NOT required to enter Japan​ effective from 1 November 2020

UPDATE (3 November 2020)

From 1 November 2020, as long as you hold an appropriate visa, you are permitted to enter Japan WITHOUT a COVID 19 PCR certificate.  Please refer to Embassy of Japan for details.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan, COVID 19 test on arrival in Japan is ALSO NOT required.

However, you are still required to self-isolate for 14 days after you land in Japan.

 

This exemption is only applicable to the countries where the COVID 19 cases are low. 

I still recommend travellers to have Pre-travel Covid PCR test.  Also, some airlines require COVID negative result to board the flight. Please check with your airlines.

 

If you wish to have Pre-travel covid PCR, it is a universal requirement to have the test done within 72 hours of departure.

COVID-19 certificate process (before an appointment):

  1. Make an online appointment or ring Collins Street medical centre for Pre-travel PCR, at least 1 week prior to departure. (please email me if you need to arrange this urgently)

  2. Please email us a copy of your passport ID page (that shows passport number clearly),  itinerary and a patient registration form.

  3. Please select the suitable PCR site (I do not perform PCR at Collins Street Medical Centre)

Dorevitch covid 19 dedicated collection centre (Walk-in & DRIVE THRU)

Melbourne Pathology COVID-19 testing sites for Asymptomatic patients 

Melbourne pathology COVID dedicated testing centre (DRIVE THRU, Car park)

At the appointment:

  1. I will ring you on a provided mobile phone number for telephone/video consultation

  2. During consultation (approx 15 min), we will decide on the date/time/site of the PCR testing.

  3. Test referral (PDF) will be emailed to you.  If available, please print out the referral.

  4. Take the referral to the site.  After the PCR testing, you are to remain in self isolation.  

  5. Even after you receive a negative result, you are still required to avoid as much social interaction as possible.

  6. As an approved Embassy of Japan certificate provider, I will issue a COVID 19 test certificate via PDF

Fee: A$185.00* all inclusive  For medicare holders, rebate ($75) is applicable.

Please note that although pathology companies cannot guarantee, the average turnaround has been approximately 24 hours (as of 3 November 2020) . 

Please make an appointment to see me via telehealth at least 1 week before your departure

Email to: admin@doctoraiko.com /make an online appointment via hotdoc or ring Collins Street Medical Centre (03 9654 6088) for Pre-travel PCR test certificate. 

 

 

November consultation schedule

Monday

Wednesday (mainly telehealth)

Friday

Prevention of corona virus 

Information is updated from time to time, and it is easy to get confused by the fact that correct information and false information are mixed.

What remains the same is thorough hand washing and cough etiquette.

Please refer to this.

Infectious disease measures

About hand washing

 

Fever/Respiratory clinics (coronavirus clinic)

Please check here as the implementation facility information is constantly updated.

About coronavirus

 

Corona virus hotline 1800 675 398 24 hours reception

Influenza vaccination

If you have not had the influenza vaccine, you can go to your local GP or pharmacy.