Travel Vaccinations for Japan

The table below provides a general guide as to the Travel Vaccinations that may be advised to you for travel to Japan

Recommended Vaccinations for Japan at a Glance
All Travellers: MMR, DTaP
Most Travellers: Typhoid, Hepatitis A
Some Travellers: Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies, Tick-Borne Encephalitis

Vaccination Major Risk Factors Course Price
MMR Person-to-Person Course of Two £60
DTaP Person-to-Person Single Dose £50
Typhoid Person-to-Person Single Dose £50
Hepatitis A Person-to-Person Single Dose £86
Hepatitis B Person-to-Person Course of Three £66
Japanese Encephalitis Person-to-Person Course of Two £151
Rabies Person-to-Person Course of Three - intramuscular £66
Rabies Person-to-Person Course of Three - intradermal £66
Tick-Borne Encephalitis Person-to-Person Course of Three £91

Japan in East Asia is in the Sea of Japan off the coast of China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia.

Japan, the land of the rising sun, is an archipelago of over 6,800 islands. Modernity and tradition sit side-by-side in this culturally exciting country. Tokyo is arguably the largest and most technologically advanced city in the world with over 30 million inhabitants. Enjoy the famous cherry blossoms, climb Mount Fuji or indulge in sushi and sashimi. Prior to your trip, make sure you are protected by ensuring you are up-to-date with all of the immunisations and vaccinations required for travel to Japan.

There is No Risk of Malaria in Japan

There is No Risk of Yellow Fever in Japan

Keep up-to-date with the latest travel advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) before travelling.

Advice for Travellers to all Destinations

The Vaccinations and Medications that are needed for travel vary from person-to-person. Everyone should have a personal risk assessment with a travel health professional to take into account a range of factors such as itinerary, medical condition, occupational and lifestyle risk factors and previous vaccination history.

All Travellers

All Travellers should ensure that they are up-to-date with Routine Vaccinations including Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio and Measles, Mumps and Rubella.

Most Travellers

Most travellers will also need to consider a course or booster of Hepatitis A and Typhoid as there is a risk of these diseases across most parts of the world.

Some Travellers

Some Travellers may also be advised additional vaccinations such as Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis and Hepatitis B based on their individual risk assessment.

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Further Travel Health Advice for Japan

Drinking Water is generally safe to drink throughout Japan.

Japan offers travellers with a wide variety of interesting food and drink options. Food standards are very high in Japan and most travellers need not take any special precautions.

Japan has a modern and extensive health system. Ensure that you have appropriate travel and health insurance prior to travel.

Ensure that you are covered by appropriate health and travel health insurance prior to your departure.

Japan is a welcoming and friendly country. Take the usually precautions required visiting any large metropolitan city.