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[Important/Corona]Negative proof is no longer required at the time of entry

After midnight (Japan time) on September 9th,All returnees and immigrants who hold a valid vaccination certificate will not be required to submit a test certificate within 72 hours before departure. (Note: 3 doses of vaccines approved by the Japanese government are required, see attachment)

Quoted from the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, "New border control measures for novel coronavirus infections (Review of holding negative test certificates before departure) August 2022, 08"

On August XNUMXth, the details of the review of border measures regarding the new coronavirus infection were announced.The outline of the measures is as follows.

XNUMX.Revision of submission of pre-departure inspection certificate

After XNUMX:XNUMX a.m. on September XNUMX (Japan time), all returnees and immigrants who have a valid vaccination certificate will not be required to submit a test certificate within XNUMX hours before departure. .

XNUMX.For details of the measures, please refer to the attachment below.

Attachment"New Measures for Strengthening Border Measures (XNUMX)"

Excerpt from the email sent by the Embassy of Japan in Mexico on August 8

From: Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2022 10: 40 AM
to: Ko Iwasaki
Subject: Regarding border measures when entering Japan from Mexico (review of submission of pre-departure inspection certificate)

From September XNUMXth (Wednesday) XNUMX:XNUMX (Japan time), if you have a "valid vaccination certificate (see text)", you will be required to submit it when returning to or entering Japan. Submission of negative proof of corona test conducted within XNUMX hours before is exempted.

On XNUMXth, the Japanese government requested all immigrants to submit a negative proof of corona test conducted within XNUMX hours before departure from Japan on September XNUMXth (Wednesday) at XNUMX:XNUMX am (Japan time). After that, if you have a "certificate of vaccination recognized as valid (certificate that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare have confirmed that it is valid and that you have been vaccinated for the third time)", XNUMX before departure We have announced that we will not ask for the submission of a negative proof of the corona test conducted within the hour.

(Note: Currently, the 19rd vaccination certificate issued by the Mexican government has not been issued, but the XNUMXrd vaccination record (COMPROBANTE DE REFUERZO DE VACUNACION CONTRA LA COVID-XNUMX) for the XNUMXst and XNUMXnd It will be recognized as valid by presenting it together with the vaccination certificate.)

Target Vaccine
・Vaccines inoculated up to the second time
Vaxzevria IM / AstraZeneca
Spikevax IM / Moderna
JCOVDEN intramuscular / Janssen
COVAXIN / Bharat Biotech
Nuvaxovid IM / Novavax
(Note: In the case of JCOVDEN intramuscular injection/Janssen, only one dose is considered to be equivalent to two doses. In addition, vaccination with different types of vaccines is also recognized as effective.)

・ Vaccines given after the XNUMXrd dose
Vaxzevria IM / AstraZeneca
Spikevax IM / Moderna
JCOVDEN intramuscular / Janssen
COVAXIN / Bharat Biotech
Nuvaxovid IM / Novavax

*If you have any questions, please contact the embassy below.
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[Email sender]
Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Address: Paseo de la Reforma No. 243, Torre Mapfre Piso 9, Col. Cuauhtemoc, CP 06500 Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico.
Tel: (+52)55-5211-0028 (If the main number is unavailable: (+52)55-7100-3164)
Fax: (+52) 55-5207-7030
HP:Embassy of Japan in Mexico


cheap pocket wifi

Rental of pocket WiFi is possible! * No troublesome procedures before departure, replacement of chips, etc.!You can connect from the moment you hand it over after arrival, you can share it with your companion, it's much cheaper than renting in Japan, and it's perfect for "spoofing WiFi"!

  • Free rental fee for now
  • line in mexicoTELCEL with the highest coverage rateuse※※
  • With this oneUp to 15 unitsconnectable up to
  • cheap communication charges👉500MB=約350円、1.6GB=約700円、2.5GB=約1000円、5.25GB=約1400円、7.5GB=約2100円、12GB=約3500円※※※
  • Prepaid, recharge only as much as you need (70MG = about 70 yen ~ possible) so there is no waste
  • The guide will help you rechargeNo hassle (no fees)
  • SNS (Facebook, Tweeter, Instagram)無 制 限※※※※
  • Same operation as connecting to WiFieasy connection
  • Even during your tripWhatsapp >is installed on both sides,Make unlimited video calls and share photos and short videos anywhere in the world※※※※※
  • Even in facilities with normal WiFi such as hotels, it may not function properly, power outages, etc.Useful even if there is no WiFiTo do
  • When renting in Japan, it is necessary to rent something compatible with overseas, and in the case of use in Mexico, it costs about 1 yen per day (1500MB), 500MG or more costs about 500 yen, and 2000G or more speeds There are restrictions.No need to worry about data usage and speed!
  • No matter how much security is in place, even if you are worried about using public WiFi such as hotels, this will reduce the risk!“Spoof WiFi”>seems to be rampant, so this is a perfect countermeasure!

*Please bear the communication fee.Limited to the period you use our tour. ※※There are areas outside the prefecture.Please note. ※※※It is an aim.There may be slight differences due to exchange rates. ※※※Excluding LINE, Youtube, TikTok, etc.※※※※There is no separate communication fee when connecting to WiFi at home, etc. on the Japanese side.


Easy air travel with peace of mind support even for the elderly (All Nippon Airways)

This is a free service provided by All Nippon Airways (ANA) that allows seniors (ages 65 and older) who are traveling abroad for the first time and have never flown in an airplane to enjoy a plane trip to Mexico with peace of mind.We take care of immigration (immigration) and customs immediately after disembarking, not only at Narita Airport, but also at the arrival destination Mexico City Airport.After customs, I will be waiting for you, so you don't have to worry about going from the airport to your hotel or sightseeing.

Click here for the official information of the airline.

Voices of customers who used this All Nippon Airways (ANA) service:

ANA's support was perfect at the airport and on the plane without any problems.It probably depends on the person in charge, but it was okay even at the airport in Mexico except for words.Recommended for the elderly.You can safely travel to Mexico.


Aeromexico resumes direct flights

Aeromexico's direct flights between Narita and Mexico City, which had been suspended due to Corona, will resume operations from March 2023, 3.For more information, visit the official Aeromexico website here.Mexico City – Narita /

Narita - Mexico City/AM57 flight

  • Departure time 14:25
  • Arrival time 12:10
  • Operating days Every day

Mexico City-Narita/AM58

  • Departure time 00:25
  • Arrival time 06:20 (next day)
  • Operating days Every day

The above schedule is local time and is subject to change without notice.Please check before booking.

This is the official Japanese site of Aeromexico. | Aeromexico Official Website (


Things to do in Cancun

This is an excerpt from an email from the Embassy of Japan in Mexico.

From: Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 4:15 PM
to: Ko Iwasaki
Subject: Transport Problems in Cancun (Quintana Roo)

●On January XNUMX, taxi drivers in Cancún implemented a large-scale blockade of major arterial roads in protest against ride-hailing application services such as Uber. has occurred.Violent incidents due to protests have also been reported, so please obtain the latest information from the media, including traffic conditions, before acting.

In Cancun (Quintana Roo) on January XNUMX, XNUMX, local taxi drivers imposed a massive blockade on a major highway in protest against Uber and other ride-hailing services, causing planes to crash. There was a situation where some people could not board.
Ride-hailing app services such as Uber are available in many cities in Mexico and are recognized as a relatively safe means of transportation. There have been sporadic troubles with the service, and there have been reports of incidents where both drivers have been threatened or assaulted.
If these events escalate, there is a possibility that security and traffic will be greatly affected, so when visiting Cancun for travel etc., please obtain the latest information such as safe means of transportation and travel times from local news reports. , please consider other means of transportation (hotel shuttle bus, transportation arranged by a travel agency, rental car, etc.).


[Corona] Mexico designated as a "blue" country/region

On May 5, the Japanese government designated Mexico as a "blue" country/region in reviewing its border measures from June 26 this year. (Quoted from the email sent by the Embassy of Japan in Mexico in May)

As a result, returnees and immigrants arriving in Japan from Mexico after XNUMX:XNUMX a.m. (Japan time) on June XNUMX will not be subject to airport quarantine inspections, regardless of whether they have received the third vaccination. No more waiting after entering the country.(Link XNUMXHowever, it is still necessary to submit a negative proof of the corona test conducted within XNUMX hours before departure, so we recommend using the fast track (pre-registration for part of the quarantine procedure at the time of entry).(link XNUMX) (link XNUMX


【corona】Moving from Pandemic to Endemic

426Quoted from the Japanese Embassy in Mexico email:I said that we would move from a pandemic to an endemic."

On April XNUMX, at the president's regular early morning press conference, Undersecretary of Health López-Gatell made a "final announcement" on the spread of the first to fourth waves of infections in Mexico, the number of infected people, etc. I said that I would move to endemic.In addition, it was announced that traffic light information (infectious disease risk information), which was updated every two weeks by the Mexican federal government, would not be updated in the future because all states were "green" for the third time in a row since March XNUMX. Did.


[Corona] CoronaFree cancellation due to

Postponement of travel due to corona, change of schedule will be supported free of charge.

Preliminary travel bookings for the resumption of travel to MexicoDate to be determinedBut we are taking care of it.Especially during spring vacation, Golden Week, summer vacation, and year-end and New Year holidays, it is crowded, so we secure vacancies on a first-come, first-served basis.Thank you for your understanding.We recommend that you decide on the hotel and flight ticket after making an inquiry so that you can make adjustments flexibly.


Save on your trip to Mexico by paying in installments

Affordable and easy payment in installments is now possible.

Start planning your trip to Mexico little by little now.You can easily travel to Mexico by paying in installments without worrying about price increases! Affordable and easy payment in installments


Free trip to Mexico with rideshare

"Ride share" limited to one customer is now possible!

This is a new service that allows you to divide the fixed fee of our private tour service, which has a much higher degree of freedom, by the number of users (up to XNUMX adults), such as sharing a ride with a customer who has not decided on a date or a customer who has decided on a date. It's a great service.Click here for details.Check out the list of people waiting to meet you! Advantageous ride share for one personShare Mexico Private Tour


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