Vaccines available only at the designated medical facilities in Japan

What vaccinations are required in countries you have lived in, or will live in in the future?

Many governments require that children have vaccinations before they go to school or kindergarten.

Also, when traveling abroad, you need to get immunized against certain diseases.

Please refer to Vaccination information in your country
  Vaccine Prices : updated 2022
  Prices for Non-Routine Vaccination

  • Vaccines not normally available in Japan 
            OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine) 


  • Rabies Vaccine
  • Malaria
  • Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) 
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Meningococcal Vaccine (MCV)=ACWY or menactra


        • A tuberculin skin test is needed prior to BCG vaccination if the child is over one year old, and to be vaccinated at Sapporo-City General Hospital. BCG vaccination is not given if he/she has a positive tuberculin skin test. As for routine vaccination for children younger than 1 year old. BCG is not given here. For more detail in Japanese, visit this page.:


    • Yellow fever vaccine is available only at OTARU Quarantine Station in Hokkaido.

          Phone number: 0134-23-4162 (Japanese only)

      Last reviewed on March 13, 2023