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Other language support will be provided via telephone interpretation.
そのほかの  言語げんごは、電話でんわ  通訳つうやくが  あります。
​Tel​:​​​​​011-211-3678

Information about COVID-19 Vaccination in the City of Sapporo (Updated: December 8)

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

 NEW  "Hokkaido Vaccination Reservation Center for Moderna and AstraZeneca Vaccines" has opened.

The Hokkaido Vaccination Reservation Center for Moderna and AstraZeneca Vaccinesis now accepting reservations for vaccinations for those who have not received the second dose of Moderna vaccine at their workplace, university or mass vaccination site. For more details, see Those who have not received the second dose of Moderna vaccine etc..

[Persons entitled to receive vaccination]

Those who are 12 years old and older who have received vaccination coupons.

Vaccination at medical institutions (Pfizer vaccine)

Please make a reservation at each medical institution directly (basically in Japanese).

Vaccination at mass vaccination sites  (Pfizer vaccine)

※If you have underlying medical conditions or are pregnant, it is recommended to have your vaccination at a medical institution where you go regularly. If it is difficult to get vaccination at the medical institution, check with your doctor to see if you can get vaccination at a mass vaccination site.
※If you are between 12 and 15 years old, please see here.

The situation regarding vaccination changes almost everyday.
Please check Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI( Auto translation) or call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646) for updates.

[1]You will receive an envelope from the City

封筒の写真

Image of the envelope

 

[2]The envelope includes the following items:

1.Vaccination coupons 

※There is no translation provided for this coupon 

 
2.Information on how to get vaccination     (The image below is the document sent to 64 year-olds and younger)

接種のお知らせ

The situation regarding vaccination changes almost everyday.
Please check Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI( Auto translation) for updates.

Translation of the document sent to those who are 64 years old  or younger
Simple Japanese
English
Simplified Chinese
Vietnamese 
Translation of the document sent to those who are aged between 65 and 74
English
Simple Japanese
Simplified Chinese

Translation of the document sent to those who are 75 years old or older
Simple Japanese
English
Simplified Chinese
Korean 
Vietnamese

 

3.Explanation about vaccines

 See webpage of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for translations in multiple languages.

Moderna vaccine

English
Simplified Chinese
Korean
Vietnamese

Other languages 

Pfizer vaccine

English
Simplified Chinese
Korean
Vietnamese

Other languages
 

 4.Information on medication institutions administering COVID-19 vaccine    (The image is the document sent to 64 years olds and younger)

ワクチン接種実施医療機関等のご案内

The situation regarding vaccination changes almost everyday.
Please check
Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI( Auto translation)  for updates.

There is no translation provided for this document.

 Translation of the document for those aged between 65 years and 74
English
Simple Japanese
Simplified Chinese

Translation of the document for 75 years old or older
Simple Japanese 
English

Simplified Chinese  ※Names of the medical institutions are provided in Japanese
Korean ※Names of the medical institutions are provided in Japanese  
Vietnamese※Names of the medical institutions are provided in Japanese 

[Important] The list of medical institutions may be updted. For the latest information, see Sapporo City Website

 

5.Medical questionnaire

※There are two sets as you will need to receive vaccination twice.
※Translations are provided on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's website.

English
Simplified Chinese
Korean
Vietnamese

Other languages

[3]Decide whether or not you get vaccination

If you have severe acute illness or have experienced allergic reactions to any ingredient contained in the vaccine in the past, you cannot get vaccination. Please consult with a doctor.

※ Please read 3.Explanation about vaccines carefully before you make a decision.

[4]Make a reservation for vaccination  

The situation regarding vaccination changes almost everyday.
Please check Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI( Auto translation) or call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646) for updates.
Also, vaccination programs at universities and workplaces are underway. Check with your university or workplace for more details.

As of Nov. 10↓

Reservation at a medical institution

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

Also check  Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination NAVI( Auto translation) 

List of medical institutions for people over 16 years old (City of Sapporo) 

List of medical institutions for people aged between 12 and 15 (City of Sapporo)

The vaccine used in medical institutions is manufactured by Pfizer

Explanation about Pfizer vaccine

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 .

<Phone>

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

※Available languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

<Online>

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

Instructions for online reservation:English, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese

Mass vaccination sites that are currely avaibale↓ (Video-mediated interpretation services available except for Hotel Emisia Sapporo.)

Sapporo L Plaza
札幌エルプラザ
Kita 8-jo Nishi 3-chome, Kita-ku Pfizer vaccine   

Sapporo Medical Association Building
札幌市医師会館
 

Odori Nishi 19-chome 1, Chuo-ku Pfizer vaccine

Instructions for Pfizer vaccine

Vaccinations at mass vaccination sites for people aged between 12 and 15

Reservation starts from 12p.m. noon on Wednesday, Septermber 29th.  Reservation by TEL only (no online reservation available) 

TEL:050-3684-9238(everyday 9AM~6PM)
Available languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

※Sapporo City reccomends vaccination at a medical institution that you usualy go to because careful observation before and after vaccination is likely to be necessary for people aged 12-15.
※Please consult the school about the possible absence from school due to vaccination .
※Accompanied by a gurdian (one person only) is necessary.

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

[5]Fill out a medical questionnaire

Please fill out the quesionnaire in English or Japanese by referring to the translation provided by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's website.

If you have questions while filling out the form, please call Sapporo COVID-19 Vaccination Inquiry Center(011-351-8646)(9:00-18:00 every day)
※Available languages: Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean

[6]Go to the vaccination venue

【What you need to bring】

  • Vaccination coupon
  • Filled-out medical questionnaire
  • Your ID (Resident card, health insurance card, 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.

[7] Instructions After Being Vaccinated 

Pfizer vaccine: English leaflet  Chinese  Vietnamese  Japanese  Simple Japanese  Korean 

Moderna vaccine: English leaflet  Chinese   Vietnamese  Japanese  Korean

 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

Third doses (booster shots)

Sapporo City has started offering 3rd doses of COVID-19 vaccine to medical workers from December. Under the current situation, the vaccination coupons will be sent to people over 65 years old who are 7 months past their second vaccination.

Sapporo City Website (Auto-translation): https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/2019n-cov/vaccine/3kaime_sessyuken_hassou.html

[Schedule]

December 2021: Mainly medical workers
February 2022: Mainly people over 65 years old
April 2022: Priority target such as people with underlying medical conditions
May 2022: Mainly people who are 64 years old and younger

[If you fall under the following categories, you will need to apply for a vaccination coupon]

-Took 2 doses in another city and moved to Sapporo
-Took 2 doses in other country, or took the 1st one in other country and the 2nd one in Japan (Vaccine has to be either Pfizer’s, Moderna’s or AstraZeneca’s.)

For information about the procedures, please see this page (Auto-translation) ; https://www.city.sapporo.jp.e.ain.hp.transer.com/2019n-cov/vaccine/3kaime_sessyuken_hakko.html

Those who have not received the second dose of Moderna vaccine etc..

If you fall under 1 below, you can make a reservation at the Hokkaido Vaccination Reservation Center for Moderna and AstraZeneca Vaccines.
See the Government of Hokkaido websitefor details.

1  Eligibility

AstraZeneca vaccine People who wish to receive AstraZeneca vaccine due to allergies or other reasons
People who received the first dose overseas and have not received the second dose
Moderna vaccine People who received the first dose at their workplace, univeristy or at the mass vaccination site or overseas and have not received the second dose

2  How to make a reservation
Call 0800-500-6471 
(toll free) (In Japanese)
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Closed on Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and New Year Holiday between Dec. 29 and Jan. 3)

If you cannot make a phone call due to hearing disabilities, please  e-mail:wakuchin_yoyaku(at)careerfit.co.jp
※Please replace (at) with @ when sending an email.
  

3  Medical institutions in Sapporo where you receive vaccination※Do not call the medical institution directly to make a reservation.

AstraZeneca vaccine Sapporo Medical University Hospital (291 Minami 1-jo, Nishi 16-chome, Chuo-ku)
Moderna vaccine JCHO Sapporo Hokushin Hospital (2-1 2-jo 6-chome, Atsubetsu Chuo, Atsubetsu-ku)

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/form.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, 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 two doses of vaccination during their stay.

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

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

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.

You may receive a postcard from the Immigration Services Agency of Japan (see the image below), but the procedures remain the same. Follow the instructions 1 -3 above.

This postcard can be used as a document to prove that you live in Sapporo.

はがき

Postcard/front

Postcard/back

Postcard/back

【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