Update Minato Ward – Covid19 Vaccine – Eligibility for groups age 12-64 has started. Vaccine vouchers (vaccine tickets) will be sent out between June 25-28.

Vaccination for the General Public will start in early July. Priority will be given to people with medical conditions.

Vaccination for the General Public will start in early July. Priority will be given to people with medical conditions. On May 31st, the Pfizer COMIRNATY intramuscular injection was approved for use in children 12 and above.

Minato Ward Novel Corona Vaccine Administration Center : 03-6626-2833 (Operators available in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean)

Large-scale mass vaccinations will be conducted at the following locations: Zojo-temple (Shiba), International Health Care college of welfare Mita hospital (Shiba), Toranomon Hills forum (Shiba), Tokyo American Club (Azabu), International Health Care college of welfare Tokyo Akasaka campus (Akasaka).

All residents of Minatoku will be able to receive at least one vaccine by mid August and would be able to receive their second dose by mid September.

PCR & Antigen Testing for Air Travel to the United States


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requires airline passengers to show proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding an international flight to the United States. American Clinic Tokyo will conduct testing for asymptomatic individuals preparing to travel. We do not perform testing for symptomatic individuals.

PCR Test: 29800 yen (Consultation+Tax+Certificate included). Test is conducted via Saliva. Includes consultation, laboratory fees, certificate fees and consumption tax. A physician signed report will be issued electronically and in writing. A Hawai’i state PCR negative certificate will be issued for travelers to Hawai’i. Consultation fees and English document fees are included. https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel-partners/) Turnaround time approximately 24 hours.

Antigen Test: 15000 yen (Consultation+Tax+Certificate included). Conducted via Nasopharyngeal Swab. Includes consultation, laboratory fees, certificate fees and consumption tax. A physician signed report will be issued in writing at the time of visit. Restrictions may apply according to destination. Not applicable for the state of Hawaii. Turnaround time 15 mins.

Reservations: Please complete this form here. We will reach out to you as soon as possible to confirm the appointment. : https://forms.gle/4fqnbZ6znbmtxMwZ6

Please call 03-6441-0969 or email us at info@americanclinictokyo.com if you have any questions or require urgent attention.

Appointments: Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) 9: 00-17: 00 by appointment at the American Clinic Tokyo located near the U.S. embassy in Akasaka, Tokyo. Drive-thru options are also available. Sample collection at home, office, hotel, or groups can be arranged case-by-case (separate visit fees may apply).

Notice: If the test result is positive we will not be able to issue a certificate of clearance. In rare cases, a re-test will be required by our laboratory. In this case, the result may not be available at the expected time. All payments are non-refundable. We will not be responsible for any delays or missed flights.

American Clinic Online

In an effort to prevent community transmission of respiratory illness (COVID-19), we are launching American Clinic Online services to our established patients.Consultations with physicians will be performed on VSee (a telemedicine platform used by NASA). Medicine will be sent to your home or office without physically visiting our clinic. Please register with the following link and call us using VSee for more information. If you cannot reach us, try our regular number at 03-6441-0969.

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Japan Visitor 24/7 Hotline

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies including novel coronavirus(COVID-19). Support is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

  • JAPAN VISITOR HOTLINE 050-3816-2787
  • IF CALLING FROM OVERSEAS +81-50-3816-2787

Recombinant Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine: SHINGRIX (GSK)

Shingles is a painful rash caused by reactivation of the chickenpox virus. 99% of people over 50 years of age are living with the virus that causes shingles. One in three people will develop shingles in their lifetime.

SHINGRIX works to boost your body’s protection against shingles (herpes zoster). It is a FDA-approved 2-dose series proven to be up to 90% effective in clinical trials.

It is given as a two-dose series, two months apart.

For more information please follow this link: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.pdf

If you wish to proceed, please sign up here: https://forms.gle/ehw9ojPrQemcg7bP7