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Information about COVID-19 Vaccination in the City of Sapporo (Updated: 12/27)

This page explains how to receive COVID-19 vaccination and other related matters to foreign residents living in Sapporo. 

For the most recent information, see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVIor call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646).

Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccination

The Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 vaccination is currently available for people aged 12 years old and older and who have completed the 2nd dose. You can receive the vaccination after 3 months have passed since the last vaccination.

※You can choose Novavax/Takeda vaccine for your 3rd~5th vaccination (only for over 18 years old).  In this case, you need 6 months interval from the previous vaccination.  (Novavax/Takeda vaccinations administrate only at medical institutions.)
If you are vaccinated Novavax/Takeda vaccine for your 3rd~5th vaccination after November 8th, you cannot receive Omicron-adapted vaccination.

For the most recent information see the Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI or inquiry to Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646)

Target group and  sending of vaccination coupon

  • Those who have not completed the 1st and 2nd vaccinations: 

You cannot take the omicron-adapted vaccine. Please refer to the "1st and 2nd vaccination" for more details.

  • Those who have not completed the 3rd dose: 

You can get the omicron-adapted vaccine with the 3rd vaccination coupon you already have. Please see "Make a reservation".

  • Those who already have the 4th vaccination coupon but have not been vaccinated yet: 

You can get the omicron-adapted vaccine with the 4th vaccination coupon you already have. * A letter notifying you of this will be delivered in an envelope shown in the picture. Please see "Make a reservation".

  • Those who have not yet received the 4th vaccination coupon (the 3rd vaccination has been completed): 

Vaccination tickets will be sent about 1 week before the date when 3 months will pass since the 3rd vaccination.

  • Those who have completed the 4th dose (60 years old or older, people with underlying diseases, health care workers, workers in nursing homes, etc.): 

The 5th vaccination coupon will be sent about 1 weeks before the date when 3 months will pass since the 4th vaccination.          

※For time being, the Omicron-adapted vaccine is needed to be vaccinated only once in addition to the basic-type of COVID-19 vaccination.

                         Picture of the envelope  that  the vaccination coupon is  enclosed

[1] Make a reservation

Find a venue to vaccinate and make a reservation.

*You can be vaccinated after 3 months have passed since the previous inoculation. Be sure to check and make a reservation.

Please ask your university or workplace about vaccinations at universities and workplaces (occupational vaccinations).

For the latest information check、Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI or inquiry to Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646)

As of Dec.27↓

Reservation at a medical institution

Make reservation at a medical institution listed in Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.

※At medical institutions, the administrated vaccines are Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine or Novavax/Takeda vaccine.

Reservation at a mass vaccination site

Please see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI for the details about mass vaccination sites and make reserivation by phone or online.

<Reservation by phone>

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Reservation Center
TEL:050-3684-9238(Everyday 9 AM-6 PM)

※Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

<Online reservation>

https://www.sapporo-cov19-vaccine.jp/(Japanese)

Instructions for online reservation:JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanVietnamese

 

List of mass vaccination sites currently available and the type of vaccine administrated.↓ (Video-mediated interpretation services available at the mass vaccination site.)

Venue (Type of Vaccine) ※Entitled person

Address

Sapporo Sun Plaza

札幌サンプラザ

(Moderna's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

Kita24-jo Nishi 5-chome Kita-ku

北区北24条西5丁目

Sapporo L Plaza

札幌エルプラザ

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

Kita 8-jo Nishi 3-chome, Kita-ku

北区北8条西3丁目

Sapporo Doctor's Association Building

札幌市医師会館

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

1 Nishi 19-chome, Odori, Chuo-ku

中央区大通西19丁目1

Sapporo Tokeiday Building

札幌時計台ビル

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

1 Kita 1-jo Nishi 2-chome, Chuo-ku

中央区北1条西2丁目1

Higashi Ward Center

東区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

1-1 Kita 11-jo Higashi 7-chome, Higashi-ku

東区北11条東7丁目1-1

Shiroishi Ward Center

白石区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

Minami 8 Nangodori 1-chome, Shiroishi-ku

白石区南郷通1丁目南8
白石区複合庁舎5階

Atsubetsu Ward Center

厚別区民センター
(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

3-14 Atsubetsu chuo 1-jo 5-chome, Atsubetsu-ku

厚別区厚別中央1条5丁目3-14

Toyohira Ward Center

豊平区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

Hiragishi 6-jp 10-chome, Toyohira-ku

豊平区平岸6条10丁目

Kiyota Ward Center

清田区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

5-35 Kiyota 1-jo 2-chome, Kiyota-ku

清田区清田1条2丁目5-35

Minami Ward Center

南区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

2-1 Makomanai  saiwaimachi 2-chome, Minami-ku

南区真駒内幸町2丁目2-1

Nishi Ward Center

西区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

1-21 Kotoni 2-jo 7-chome, Nishi-ku

西区琴似2条7丁目1-21

Teine Ward Center

手稲区民センター

(Pfizer's omicron-adapted vaccine)※12 years old and older

Maeda 1-jo 11-chome, Teine-ku

手稲区前田1条11丁目

The vaccination dates and time differ depending on the venues. Please check Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI

[2] Fill out the medical questionnaire

Fill out the questionnaire in English or Japanese by referring to the following translation.
English
Simplified Chinese
Korean
Vietnamese

[3] Go to the vaccination venue

【What you need to bring】
・Vaccination coupon
・Filled-out medical questionnaire
・Your ID (Resident card, health insurance card,  passport, etc.)

※Make sure you take your body temperature before leaving your place. If you have a fever of 37.5 or higher, or if you feel ill, cancel your reservation.
If you made a reservation at a medical institution, call them directly. 
If you made a reservation at a mass vaccination site, call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Reservation Center(050-3684-9238).
※As the vaccine is administered on the upper part of your arm, wear clothes that you can easily expose your shoulders.
※People who have had allergic reactions to medicines, foods, cosmetics, etc. may not be able to be vaccinated, depending on the doctor's judgment.

[4] Other

<People who moved out of Sapporo and changed their place of residence (place where you have resident registration)>

Apply to the city where you currently live and receive a vaccination coupon before you get vaccination.

<People who have resident registration in Sapporo but wish to receive vaccination outside of Sapporo>

・If you wish to get vaccination in the medical institution you go to or work, consult with the institution individually.
・If you live outside of Sapporo, consult the city where  you currently live.

<People who wish to get vaccination as soon as possible for a certain reason>

See the List of institutions that have slots available and contact the institution directly (Basically in Japanese only).

[5]  Instructions after being vaccinated

Japanese

Procedures for the issuance of vaccination coupon 

Please see  Procedures for the issuance of vaccination coupon 

Vaccination without a coupon 

If you have not received the vaccination coupon although 5 months passed since the 2nd/3rd vaccination, there is the way to receive the booster shots.

Please see the following pages; https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/2019n-cov/vaccine/sessyuken_huyou.html

 Vaccination for people between 12 and 17 years old

Vaccines to be used: Pfizer vaccine only

Instruction: Japanese   Other languages 

Vaccination site

For persons between 12 and 15 years old: Medical institutions that offer pediatric vaccination for 5-15 year-olds  or Mass Vaccination Sites (Sapporo L Plaza and Sapporo Doctor's Association Building) 
※Japan Pediatric Society/Association reccomends vaccination at medical institutions.
※Parent/gurdian’s concent and one of the parents/guardians' accomaniment are required.
See Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI for the details.

For persons aged 16 and 17 years old: Medical institutions that offer vaccination for people over 16 years old  or Mass Vaccination Sites (Sapporo L Plaza and Sapporo Doctor's Association Building) 

For more information,  see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.

1st and 2nd vaccination

For time being, the vaccines adminstrate for 1st and 2nd shots are not omicron-adapted vaccines (the basic types of vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax).
For the most recent information, see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVIor call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646).

If you need to ask for reissuance of your vaccination coupon  or change your mailing address, you need to go through the procedure.
For more information, see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.

Reservation at a medical institution

See MHLW COVID-19 Vaccine NAVIfor  medical institutions that are offering vaccines and the procedures for making a reservation at medical institutions. 

Also check Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.  

※The types of vaccine available are different at each medical institution.  Please check before you make a reservation.

Explanation of vaccines in multiple languages (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

Reservation at a mass vaccination site

Select one of the currently-available mass vaccination sites listed below and make a reservation by phone or online .
※For people aged between 12 and 15,  Sapporo City reccomends vaccination at a medical insitution because younger people tend to need more medical attention before and after the vaccination (also need a parent/guardian's accompaniment).

<Phone>

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Reservation Center
TEL:050-3684-9238(Everyday 9 AM-6 PM)

※Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

<Online>

https://www.sapporo-cov19-vaccine.jp/(in Japanese)

Instructions for online reservation:Japanese English Chinese KoreanVietnamese

 

Mass vaccination sites that are currely avaibale↓(Video-mediated interpretation services available at the mass vaccination site.)

Sapporo L Plaza

札幌エルプラザ

Kita 8-jo Nishi 3-chome, Kita-ku Pfizer vaccine

​​​​​​

Instructions after being vaccinated 

Pfizer vaccine:Japanese Simple Japanese English Chinese Vietnamese  Korean

Moderna vaccine:Japanese English Chinese Vietnamese Korean 

Procedures for the issuance of vaccination coupon (first and second vaccinations)

If you have not received a vaccination coupon from the City, you can apply for the issuance of the coupon.
For more details, see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.

Online application

Access the Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI「Application for the re-issuance of COVID-19 Vaccination Coupon (1st and 2nd shot)」fill out the necessary sections and press send.

Applicaion by phone

Call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646)and tell them your personal infomation (Name, address, date of birth and so on).

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646)
※Open 9:00-18:00 ※Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean

Vaccinations for children between 5 and 11 years old

Vaccinations are now available for children aged between 5 and 11. Please understand the benefits of preventing the disease and the risks of adverse reactions, and discuss with your child whether or not to get vaccinated. It is not a bad thing not to get vaccinated.

Please see  Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI for more details.

Vaccines to be used:

Pfizer vaccine specifically for 5-11 year-olds (the amount of active ingredients is one third of vaccines used for 12 year-olds and older).

Instructions for Pfizer vaccine: Japanese English  Other languages 

Number of vaccinations:

・Two doses with a three-week gap between them

・For 3rd dose, it needs more than 5 months interval

Vaccination sites:

Medical institutions that offer vaccination for 5-11 year-olds  see the list (Japanese only) from this pageor  Mass Vaccination Sites (Sapporo L Plaza)
※For children aged 5-11 years old it is suggested to be vaccinated by his/her home doctor. Especially, those who have chronic disease or allegy, a doctor may advise not to get vaccination.

How to make a reservation: Call a medical institution on the list directly

What to bring to the vaccination site:

①Vaccination coupon  ②Filled-out medical questionnaire ③Your child’s ID (resident card, health insurance card, etc.)  ④Maternal and child health handbook (Boshi-techo)

Important notes:

・One parent or guardian must accompany the child.

・If your child has a fever or feels sick on the day of vaccination, cancel the reservation and make another reservation at a later date.

・Dress your child in clothes that s/he can expose shoulders easily.

・Your child will be asked to remain seated for at least 15 minutes (sometimes 30 minutes) after vaccination.

・Refrain from strenuous exercise on the day after vaccination.

・Your child can take a bath on the day after vaccination, but be careful not to rub the injected area too hard.

Vaccination for infants (From 6-month to 4-year old)

Sapporo City has sent out the vaccination coupons to the households who raise infants aged between 6 months old and 4 years old (envelope: picture).

From November 7th, vaccination will start at medical institutions that are ready to administrate.

Please see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI for the details.

Please discuss with your home doctor or pediatrician if you have any concerns.

 

Procedures for the issuance of vaccination coupon 

Booster shots (3rd, 4th, 5th dose)

If you fall under the following conditions, you will need to go through a procedure to get a vaccination coupon.
For more details, see Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI(auto-translation).

  •  Lost /damaged the coupon
  • Received the 1st and 2nd (3rd) vaccination in Japan but the record cannot be confirmed by the City due to reasons such as incomplete registration with VRS (Vaccination Record System).
  •  Received the 1st and 2nd (3rd) vaccination outside Japan, or received one in Japan and one outside Japan (limited to Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Novavax or other vaccines can be approved by Japanese goverment).
    ※For those who received vaccines other than Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca, appply from the Application for the re-issuance of COVID-19 Vaccination Coupon (1st and 2nd shot).

Apply online (Japanese only)

https://prt.sapporo-cov19-vaccine.jp/

Apply by phone

Call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646)and tell them your personal infomation (Name, address, date of birth and so on).

※If the 2nd (or 3rd) vaccination cannot be confirmed by the City or you would like that the coupon to be sent to other place than your registered address, you need to apply by mail not by phone. 

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646)
※Open 9:00-18:00 ※Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean

Application by mail

1. Print the application form and fill it out.

<Application form>

 3rd vaccination 
Word:Japanese with Furigana  English
PDF:Japanese with Furigana  English

 4th vaccination 
Word:Japanese with Furigana  English
PDF:Japanese with Furigana  English

5th vaccination 
Word:Japanese with Furigana  English
PDF:Japanese with Furigana  English

2. Send the following items by postmail.

  • A filled application form 
  • A photocopy of the certificate or record of 1st and 2nd (3rd or 4th) vaccinations.

Documents must be sent to:

〒060-8405
札幌市保健所 ワクチン接種担当部 
(Vaccination Section, Public Health Office of Sapporo)

※On  the envelope, write  "Application for COVID-19 Vaccination Coupon Enclosed" in red.
※The postcode must be written clearly.  No need to provide address.

1st and 2nd shots

For the details, please seeSapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI.

Apply online

Fill out the online form on this page (auto-translation).

https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/2019n-cov/vaccine/saihakko/saihakko_web_4.html

Apply by phone

Call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center (011-351-8646)and tell them your personal infomation (Name, address, date of birth and so on).

※If the 2nd (or 3rd) vaccination cannot be confirmed by the City or you would like that the coupon to be sent to other place than your registered address, you need to apply by mail not by phone. 

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646)
※Open 9:00-18:00 ※Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean

COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (Vaccine Passport) 

If you have completed two doses of vaccine in Sapporo and need a certificate for travelling overseas, you can apply for it by sending the following items by mail:

 Application form(Print and fill it out in Japanese or English)

https://www.city.sapporo.jp/2019n-cov/vaccine/documents/format_it.pdf

 A copy of your passport (valid one at the time of travel)

 A copy of your vaccination coupon (with vaccination stickers on)

Image: https://www.city.sapporo.jp/2019n-cov/vaccine/documents/coupon_.pdf
*These stickers will work as a certificate within Japan.

On the envelop, the following information must be written:

〒060-8405 札幌市保健福祉局ワクチン接種担当部 (Vaccination Section, Health & Welfare Bureau, City of Sapporo)

※No need to provide address, but postal code must be written. Also, please write ワクチン接種証明 申請書在中 on the enevelop if possible. 

For more details or information about degital Vaccine Passport, please check City of Sapporo Website. https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/2019n-cov/vaccine/passport.html

Issuance of COVID-19 vaccination coupons for foreign residents who do not have resident registration

Issuance of COVID-19 vaccination coupons for foreign residents who do not have resident registration due to reasons such as the status of residence is "Temporary Visitor" etc.

Vaccination coupons will be issued to those who entered Japan for a short stay of less than three months, but are still staying in Japan due to unavoidable circumstances such as not being able to return to their home country as a result of travel restrictions, and who wish to get vaccinated.

*Coupons will be issued to those who live in Sapporo and are able to receive vaccination during their stay.

1 Print out the application form and fill it out in Japanese or in English.

<3rd~5th vaccination>

3rd:  WORD    PDF

4th:  WORD   PDF

5th: WORD   PDF 

<1st and 2nd vaccination>

2 Send the application form together with all of the following items:

(1)a photocopy of your passport’s photo page (to confirm your name, date of birth, etc.)

(2)a photocopy of your landing permission page

(3)a photocopy of the document to prove that you live in Sapporo.
 (e.g. an accommodation certificate, a receipt of accommodation fee, a letter addressed to the applicant)

* If it is difficult to prepare a document described in (3), please contact the Inqury Center or Sapporo Help Desk.

認証シール

Landing Permission seal

 (4) photocopies of the documents to prove your previous vaccinations ※If you apply for 3rd~5th vaccination coupons.

The application form and necessary items must be sent to:
〒060-8405 札幌市保健福祉局 ワクチン接種担当部 
                            Vaccination Section, Health & Welfare Bureau, City of Sapporo

 3 You will receive a vaccination coupon from the Sapporo City.

Please make a reservation once you receive a coupon (It may take about 2 weeks). See the following pages for the procedures.

【Inquiry】

  • Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center
    TEL: 011-351-8646 ※Languages:Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

    Hours:9:00-18:00 (every day including Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

    ※To prevent the spread of the virus, there is no office provided.

  • SAPPORO HELP DESK for Foreign Residents
    TEL:011-211-3678

Information and materials on COVID-19 vaccine

Immunity and Vaccines in Animation

The City of Sapporo has created an animation (3 episodes) that explains the process of infection with the novel coronavirus, how immunity works, and how the mRNA vaccine works.

アニメ

Japanese version

English version

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 

Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet 

 Inquiries on COVID-19 vaccination

Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center

TEL: 011-351-8646
【Hours:9:00-18:00 (every day including Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)】

※To prevent the spread of the virus, there is no office provided.

※Languages:Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean
Sapporo City Webiste

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center

TEL:0120-761770(toll free)
【Hours:9:00-21:00 (every day including Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)】

・Japanese, English, Chines, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish:9:00-21:00

・Thai :9:00-18:00

・Vietnamese :10:00-19:00
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare