17 May Vaccine Prices : updated 2020
Vaccinations given only at Public Health Centers in Sapporo City free of charge
BCG vaccine : given once at 5 months (between the age of 5 months and 7) should be under 12 months of age.
Routine Vaccinations given at hospitals and clinics of your choice
Vaccinations are free for children by following recommended vaccination schedule
given 4 times,
(Measles and rubella)
given twice: between the ages of 12 and 23 months and around the age of 6 years (during the year before admission to elementary school)
(￥9,900/shot for people after entering elementary school)
Hib vaccine is available only for children under 5 years old.
(Pneumococcal vaccine 13)
PCV vaccine is available only for children under 5 years old.
(Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine)
|given to junior high school students and first year high school students in Sapporo-city free of charge.
There are 2 types of the vaccine, Cervarix and Gardasil.
Cervarix: given three times, at 0, +1 month and 6months.
Gadasil: given three times at 0, +2 months and 6months.( ¥ 16,500/ shot for people not eligible)
Gardasil is available only for females/males between 9 and 26 years old.
|Chicken Pox vaccine||given twice starting after 1 year of age, at an interval of 4-12months. ( ¥ 8,250×2 for people not eligible)|
Japanese Encephalitis vaccine
|given 4 times, available from 6 months old, recommended for over 3 years old.
*Vaccine immunization for people 20 years of age and older is voluntary. Three shots will establish primary immunization, and it is followed by a booster shot every 4- 5 years. This is an inactivated vaccination which does not establish permanent immunization. ¥6,050 for each shot.
|Hepatitis B vaccine
||Given 3 times at least 3 weeks apart.
HB vaccine is available only for children under 12 months old.
Rotarix: ¥ 14,300×2
Non-Routine Vaccines: Prices are listed in the table below
given twice after the age of 1year and at 5-6 years of age : ¥ 5,500×2
|Influenza Vaccine||given yearly before winter arrives. twice for children younger than 3 years old : ¥ 2,500/ shot×2
between the age of 3 years and 12 years : ¥ 2,900/ shot×2
once for children over 13 years old : ¥ 2,900 *Every year the price may change.
|Hepatitis A vaccine||given twice at two weeks interval.
A third shot after 6 months is recommended. Available for children over 12 months. : ¥ 5,500/ shot×3
*The prices listed here are those of Kin-ikyo Pediatric Clinic as of March 9, 2020.
Refer to “The Foundation of the Vaccination Research Center” for details.
“Vaccination and Children’s Health.pdf“
Vaccines not normally available in Japan.
(♦ :Some are available only at special hospitals: Please consult your pediatrician if you would like to have more information.)
♢OPV(Oral Polio vaccine, not available in Japan anymore)
♢ Herpes zoster vaccine “Zostavax”(Varisella vaccine is available.)
♢Tick-borne encephalitis vaccine
♢Yellow fever vaccine (available at OTARU Quarantine Station)
Antibodies to RS virus
five times for one season, available only for persons in special conditions free of charge.
Available only for prematurely born (<36 weeks GA) babies, for those with chronic lung and/or heart diseases, for those with Down syndrome and for those with immunological insufficiency.