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About New Coronavirus Vaccine

New Coronavirus Vaccine Reservation Status (Updated: 11/29)
People who can Receive the Vaccination (Updated: 10/11)  
How to Get the Vaccination 
People who received the Vaccination Coupon
How to Make a Reservation (Updated: 11/18)
How to make a reservation online 
What to bring on your vaccination day
FRESC multilingual vaccination support (Osaka vaccination venue) (Updated: 11/16
Vaccination Certificate (Vaccine Passport)

New Coronavirus Vaccine Mass Vaccination Reservation Status

<Important Announcement!>

Vaccination at the “Yasuragi Tenkukan Mass Vaccination Center ” and ”Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center” will temporarily resume. The giving of second vaccination at the “OCAT Mass Vaccination Center” will temporary resume.

Reservation for Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center 
・The first vaccination ended on October 31st.
・The  Takeda / Moderna Vaccine was used.
Reservation for Shinsaibashi BIGSTEP Mass Vaccination Center
・The first vaccination ended on October 31st.
・The  Takeda / Moderna Vaccine was used.

Reservation for Yasuragi Tenkukan Mass Vaccination Center

Vaccination date / Start of Reservation
・ Vaccination period: November 29th (Monday) -December 5th (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from November 22nd (Monday)
・ Vaccination period: December 6th (Monday) – December 12th (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from November 29th (Monday)
・ Vaccination period: January 11th (Tuesday) -January 16th (Sunday)  Start of Reservation: from January 4th, 2022 (Tuesday)
* Days when there is No Vaccination: December 7 (Tuesday), year-end and New Year [December 28 (Tuesday) -January 4, 2022 (Tuesday)], January 10, 2022 (Monday / Holiday)
* From December 13th (Monday) to December 27th (Monday), January 5th (Wednesday) to January 9th, 2022 (Sunday), only the second vaccination will be done.
Target
① Osaka citizens over 12 years old can make a reservation on the day of inoculation.
* People aged 12 to 15 can be vaccinated only on Saturdays and Sundays after November 27th (Saturday).  Parents must accompany the minors at the venue.
② People who have not been vaccinated twice with Pfizer vaccine
③ Men in their teens to 20s who were vaccinated with the Takeda / Moderna vaccine for the first time and wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.
・ Pfizer vaccine will be used
・ The second shot will be taken about 3 weeks after the first shot.
・ As a general rule, the second vaccination will be on the same date and time three weeks later.
* People who received their first vaccination from December 8th (Wednesday) to December 12th (Sunday) will get their second shot about 4 weeks due to the the year-end holidays.
・ Click here for how to reserve

Reservation for Chuo Sports Center Mass Vaccination Center 
・The first vaccination ended on October 24th (Sunday).
・The  Takeda / Moderna Vaccine will be used.
・From October 19th (Monday) to October 24th (Sunday), the Pfizer Vaccine will be used.
Reservation for Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center (Inside Osaka-Jo Hall)

Vaccination date / Start of Reservation
・ Vaccination period: November 29th (Monday) -December 5th (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from November 22nd (Monday)
・ Vaccination period: December 6th (Monday) -December 12th (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from November 29th (Monday)
・ Vaccination period: December 13th (Monday) – December 18th (Saturday)   Start of Reservation: from December 6th (Monday)

* From December 20th (Monday) to December 27th (Monday), January 5th (Wednesday), 2022 to January 15th (Saturday), 2022, only the second vaccination will be done.

* Days when there is No Vaccination: December 7th (Tuesday), December 19th (Sunday), year-end and New Year [December 28th (Tuesday) -January 4th, 2022 (Tuesday)], January 16, 2022 (Sunday)
Target
① Osaka citizens over 12 years old can make a reservation on the day of vaccination.
* People aged 12 to 15 can be vaccinated only on Saturdays and Sundays after December 4th (Saturday). Parents must accompany the minors at the venue.
② People who have not been vaccinated twice with Pfizer vaccine
③ Men in their teens to 20s who were vaccinated with the Takeda / Moderna vaccine for the first time and wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.
・ Pfizer vaccine will be used
・ The second shot will be taken about 3 weeks after the first shot.
・ As a general rule, the second vaccination will be on the same date and time three weeks later.
* People who received their first vaccination from December 8th (Wednesday) to December 18th (Saturday) will get their second shot about 4 weeks due to the the year-end holidays.
・ Click here for how to reserve.

Reservation for OCAT Mass Vaccination Center (OCAT building 3rd floor)

Vaccination date / Start of Reservation
・ Vaccination days: December 11th (Saturday), December 12th (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from November 29th (Monday)
・ Vaccination days: December 18th (Saturday), December 129h (Sunday)   Start of Reservation: from December 6th (Monday)
・ Vaccination days: December 25th (Saturday), December 26th (Sunday)  Start of Reservation: from December 13th (Monday)
Target
① Osaka citizens over 12 years old can make a reservation on the day of vaccination.

*The reservation is only for the second vaccination.

* People aged 12 to 15 can be vaccinated only on Saturdays and Sundays after December 4th (Saturday). Parents must accompany the minors at the venue.
② People who have not received their second Takeda / Moderna vaccine shot.
・ Takeda / Moderna vaccine will be used
・ The second shot will be taken about 4 weeks after the first shot.
・ Click here for how to reserve.

※About Vaccination with the Astrazeneca Vaccine

The giving of the first vaccination ended on October 10th.

・If you got the first vaccine at the OCAT Mass Vaccination Center, you can get the 2nd vaccine at OCAT until December 5th (Sunday).

* Days when there is No Vaccination: November 23rd (Tuesday/Holiday)- November 26th (Friday), November 28th (Sunday)

・Vaccination at the mass vaccination centers in each ward has ended.

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People who can Receive the Vaccination

・Pfizer Vaccine: People who are 12 years old and older on the day of vaccination
・Takeda / Moderna Vaccine: People who are 12 years old and older on the day of vaccination
・Astrazeneca Vaccine: People who are 40 years old and older on the day of vaccination. People who are 18 years old and above and fall under any of the following:
※ ① Allergic to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and cannot receive them.
※ ② Had received Astrazeneca as their first shot, which was done overseas.

※ When getting the vaccination, it is necessary to understand the effects of the vaccination and the risk to your body when agreeing to get vaccinated.

 

How to Get the Vaccination

・You don’t need to pay for the vaccination. It is free.
・ You will receive a vaccination coupon (a coupon to get the vaccination) by mail at your home.
・ The procedures for getting a vaccination is written on the coupon.
・Make a reservation with the place you will be vaccinated by phone or internet.
・ Bring the following 3 items when getting vaccinated.

①Your vaccination coupon
②Medical questionnaire sheet
③Identification documents such as passport, residence card, etc.
* If you are currently going to a hospital for treatment of your illness (such as taking medication), please consult your doctor as to whether you can get a vaccination or not.

 

To Those Who Received the Vaccination Coupon

Check the contents of the envelope.

Items to be sent to people who are 64 years old or older
<What you will receive> ① Notice about the vaccination ② Vaccination Coupon  ③ Pre-vaccination Screening Questionnaire ・ 1 for each vaccination  ④Instruction manual (Be sure to read before vaccination)
Items to be sent to people under the age of 64
<What you will receive> ① Notification ② Vaccination Coupon ③ Pre-vaccination Screening Questionnaire ・ 1 for each vaccination  ④Instruction manual (Be sure to read before vaccination)

Envelope

Envelope
①Notice about the vaccination
・This notice explains how you can get your COVID-19 vaccine shot.
・Please refer to the explanation on how to make your reservation.
①Notification

・Please keep all the documents in the envelope.
②Vaccination Coupon

・This coupon is for getting your COVID-19 vaccine.
・You will get vaccinated twice.
・After getting your first shot, please keep this coupon.
※You need this coupon for your second shot.
※You will need the ②vaccination coupon to receive the second vaccine, so please do not lose it.
②Vaccination Coupon

・This coupon is for getting your COVID-19 vaccine.
・You will get vaccinated twice.
・After getting your first shot, please keep this coupon.
※You will need the ②vaccination coupon to receive the second vaccine, so please do not lose it.
③Questionnaire (2 copies)
・Prior to getting your shot, this questionnaire is needed to check your current health.
・The questionnaire is needed for each vaccination.
・You need to write on both questionnaires to get both vaccinations.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the second vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※For the Pfizer’s vaccine, 3weeks after receiving the first vaccination, you can receive the second one.
For the Takeda / Moderna’s vaccination, 4weeks after receiving the first vaccination, you can receive the second one.
For the AstraZeneca’s vaccination, 8 weeks after receiving the first vaccine, you can receive the second one.
If you receive the first vaccination at the facility in Osaka City, please make a reservation for the second vaccination at the same place.
Here is a sample of the Japanese questionnaire. ( Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Here is the English translation.
※The questionnaire from Osaka City has an additional question. Here is the translation of the additional question.
③Questionnaire (2 copies)
・Prior to getting your shot, this questionnaire is needed to check your current health.
・The questionnaire is needed for each vaccination.
・You need to write on both questionnaires to get both vaccinations.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the second vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the second vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※For the Pfizer’s vaccine, 3weeks after receiving the first vaccination, you can receive the second one.
For the Takeda / Moderna’s vaccination, 4weeks after receiving the first vaccination, you can receive the second one.
For the AstraZeneca’s vaccination, 8 weeks after receiving the first vaccine, you can receive the second one.
If you receive the first vaccination at the facility in Osaka City, please make a reservation for the second vaccination at the same place.
Here is a sample of the Japanese questionnaire. ( Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Here is the English translation.
※The questionnaire from Osaka City has an additional question. Here is the translation of the additional question.
④Explanation about the Vaccination

・This document outlines the COVID-19 vaccine being administered.
※Vital information such as people who are advised not to get shots, things to ask the doctor before receiving vaccine, as well as possible side effects (e.g. muscle pain around the injected area, fever, etc.) are all specified in this document.※The multilingual explanation can be found here.
④Explanation about the Vaccination

・This document outlines the COVID-19 vaccine being administered.
・There is the Pfizer vaccine, Moderna vaccine, and Astrazenica vaccine.
※Vital information such as people who are advised not to get shots, things to ask the doctor before receiving vaccine, as well as possible side effects (e.g. muscle pain around the injected area, fever, etc.) are all specified in this document. Please read it well.

※The explanation about the Pfizer vaccine can be found here.  The explanation about the Moderna vaccine can be found here. The explanation about the Astrazenica vaccine can be found here.

How to make a Reservation

Vaccines can be obtained at the hospitals you see all the time or at facilities in Osaka City.

Where to get the vaccine Reservation method
① The hospital you always visit

(Individual inoculation)

Ask if you can get the vaccine at the hospital.
・ If possible, please make a reservation at the hospital as it is.
・ If you cannot, you can get at the facility in the column below ② in Osaka City.
② Facilities in Osaka City

・Yasuragi Tenkukan Mass Vaccination Center

4-19-115 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka City

・Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center (Inside Osaka-Jo Hall)

Inside Osaka-Jo Hall, 3-1 Osala-Jo, Chuo-ku, Osaka City

・Reservations can be made online and by phone. Please call the Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center.

Contact information (where you ask questions that you do not understand)
* The following people cannot make reservations using the Osaka City Vaccine Reservation System.

Please make a reservation at the call center.

① Those who have not reached the age of 16 as of the day the appointment made, but would have reached the age of 16 on the vaccination date.
② Those who could not receive the second vaccination due to moving etc.
③ Men in their teens to 20s who are vaccinated with the Takeda / Moderna vaccine for the first time and wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.

・OCAT Mass Vaccination Center

OCAT building 3rd floor, 1-4-1 Minato-machi,Naniwa-ku, Osaka City

・Reservations cannot be made online. Please call the Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center.

・Those who got another vaccine, cannot make a reservation.

・The reservation cannot be made for the third vaccination.

 

 

How to make a Reservation Online

  • You can scroll the PDF below.
【英訳】_③WEB予約の方法について

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What to bring on your vaccination day

Vaccination Coupon
Note:
▼Do not peel off the stickers on this form. Please bring this form to the vaccination site.
▼The right side of this form is your “Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19.” Even after receiving your vaccination, please keep your certificate safe for future reference.
②Questionnaire

※Fill it out beforehand and bring this.
※Please refer to the English sample when filling out the Japanese questionnaire.

Personal Identification Document (One of the following)
Residence Card Health Insurance Card Passport Driver’s license, etc.

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FRESC multilingual vaccination support (Osaka vaccination venue)

The Immigration Services Agency of Japan provides “FRESC Multilingual Vaccination Support” to give multilingual support for vaccination and vaccination reservations for foreigners who have not yet been vaccinated.
At the vaccination venue, interpretation support at medical interview will also be provided.

Vaccination target: Foreigners belonging to ①~③ with a vaccination coupon. (15 years old and over)
① Medium- to long-term resident
② Short-term residents who have difficulty returning to Japan (those who will stay in Japan for 3 months or more)
③ Persons undergoing deportation procedures (persons undergoing home investigation, persons who are on provisional release)
* Children aged 15 to 18 must be accompanied by a guardian (the signature of the guardian is required in the signature line of the admission coupon).
* If you do not have a vaccination ticket, please contact the Foreign Residents Support Center FRESC Help Desk (0120-76-2029).

Vaccination venue: Nanko Hospital (Suminoe Ward, Osaka)(The reservation has been closed)
* Pfizer vaccine is used.
Reservation : 03-4332-2601 (FRESC vaccine reservation phone)
* 9: 00-17: 00 (closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
* Please contact us if you want to cancel or change your reservation.

For more information, please refer to the FRESC Multilingual Vaccination Support Leaflet.

日本語 (PDF)
한국어 (PDF)
中文/简体字(PDF)
中文/繁体字(PDF)
Português(PDF)
Español(PDF)
Tiếng Việt(PDF)
Pilipino(PDF)
ภาษาไทย(PDF)
Bahasa Indonesia(PDF)
ភាសាខ្មែរ(PDF)
नेपाली भाषा(PDF)
မြန်မာဘာသာစကား(PDF)
Монгол(PDF)
Français(PDF)
සිංහල(PDF)
اردو(PDF)
বাংলা(PDF)

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Vaccination Certificate

Those who have received the vaccination may be issued a vaccination certificate (Vaccine Passport) if they plan to go abroad. Please apply at the municipal office where you live.
In the case of Osaka City, please send the application by post. Please enclose the necessary items (① to ④) in an envelope and send them. Issuance is free (postage for sending and for the return envelope is necessary).
* Click here (Japanese only) for a list of countries / regions where Vaccine Passport can be used.
* Vaccine Passport is issued to those who go abroad. You can use the “certificate of vaccination” or “vaccination record” to indicate that person has received vaccination.

[Requirements for application]
Application form   * Click here for how to fill in the form. (Under construction)
② A copy of your passport
Passport number and name in Roman letters can be confirmed
③ Documents that can confirm your vaccination history
A copy of the vaccination coupon / certificate of vaccination, or a copy of the vaccination record
④ Return envelope
Please write the return address and name, and be sure to attach a stamp. If you wish to have it returned by express mail, registered mail, special record mail, etc., please attach the required number of stamps

<What you need in some cases>
⑤ Confirmation documents for maiden name, different surname, and alias
A copy of your driver’s license, family register, resident’s card, etc. with your maiden name
* Required only if the passport has a maiden name, different surname, or alias.
⑥ Power of attorney
Identity verification document of the proxy (copy of driver’s license etc.)
* Required only when someone other than the person applies on behalf of the applicant. However, it is not necessary if the person making the application is listed on the same resident certificate.

[Where to send the Application form]
Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Passport Certificate Issuing Center
Senba Center Building, Building 2  2nd floor
1-3-2-202 Senbachuo, Chuo-ku, Osaka
541-0055

[Contact]
Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center

Inquiries

Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center
TEL:0570-065670
TEL:06-6377-5670(If you cannot use Navi Dial, please call us through this number)
FAX:0570-056769
Reception period: 9: 00-21: 00 (open everyday)
※The call center responds to inquiries in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai (Available only from 9:00 to 18:00), Filipino(Available only from 9:00 to 17:30 on weekdays), Vietnamese (Available only from 10:00 to 19:00).

For more information, please see the Osaka City Website
You can read the overview on this page.For more details, please use the machine translation on the Japanese page of the Osaka City homepage. (How to use the machine translation on the Osaka City website)

About novel coronavirus vaccination information
FAQ
About the schedule(indefinite)
Where to get the vaccination
The priority to get the vaccination
How to book to get the vaccination
The fee for the vaccination
About the agreement for getting the vaccination
The call center

 


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