About New Coronavirus Vaccine
Covi-19 Vaccination is free of charge. The vaccine effective against the Omicron variant cannot be given unless you have finished the 1st and the 2nd vaccinations. The venue where you can have the 1st and the 2nd vaccination is Osaka Prefecture Hotel Primrose Vaccination Center (Moderna and Novavax)
The Coronavirus prevalents during the winter season, so please consider getting the vaccine effective against the Omicron variant as early as possible.
(1) It is expected to have 3 effects that surpass the conventional vaccine:
– Prevention of complications, – Prevention of infection, – Prevention of outbreak
(2) You can be vaccinated from 3 months after the last vaccination.
(3) You can get vaccinated at the same time as the seasonal influenza vaccination.
From January 18 (Wednesday) onwards (excluding Saturdays), there are certain time periods when you can get vaccinated at “Yasuragi Tenku Kan” even without a reservation, but those who have reserved will be prioritized.
New Coronavirus Vaccine Reservation Status
|Venue||Yasuragi Tenku Kan||Ogimachi Pool|
|Reservation receipt date||January 23 (Monday), 2023 9:00～|
|Vaccination date||January 30 (Monday) ～
February 20 (Monday)*Will end on February 20 (Monday)※ Children between 12～15 ages can be vaccinated on Saturdays and Sundays from January 28 (Saturday) onwards only.
|January 30 (Monday) ～
January 31 (Tuesday) (Moderna)February 1 (Wednesday) ～
February 26 (Sunday) (Pfizer)
|Suspension date||March 8 (Wednesday)|
|Target person||Those who are to have 3rd, 4th or 5th vaccination
Osaka City residents over 12 years and who got their last vaccination more than 3 months ago.
※ Children between 12～15 years need to be accompanied by their guardians to the venue.
|Those who are to have 3rd, 4th or 5th vaccination
Osaka City residents over 16 years and older who got their last vaccination 3 months ago or longer. (Moderna)
Osaka City residents over 12 years and older who got their last vaccination 3 months ago or longer. (Pfizer)
*To change to Pfizer from February 1 (Wednesday) onwards
Click here for how to reserve.
・Group vaccination at the venue in each ward has been teminated.
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About the Vaccine against the Omicron Variant
The vaccine against the Omicron variant is effective against both the conventional coronavirus and Omicron variant.
[Target person to be vaccinated]
|Omicron Variant Vaccine||Target person for 1st or 2nd dose||Target person for 3rd or upward dose|
|Pfizer||Not allowed||Over 12 years of age|
|Moderna||Not allowed||Over 16 years of age|
※Currently it is allowed to dose Omicron variant vaccine just one time per person.
[Interval for Vaccination]
More than 3 months from the last vaccination date.
※The interval time may be shorter in future.
- Those who have already received the coupon for 3rd or 4th vaccination from Osaka City can use the ticket at your hand.
- If you have lost the 3rd or 4th vaccination coupon after having received from Osaka City, please apply for the issuance (reissuance). For the details, please refer to “About the 3rd vaccination of the novel coronavirus” and “About the 4th vaccination of the novel coronavirus” or otherwise, contact “Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center”.
- “4th vaccination coupon for 12 to 17 years age” and “5th vaccination coupon” will be gradually sent from October 14 (Friday) onward.
You can check the coupon delivery schedule on the Osaka City web site.
[How to Make Reservation]
Medical Institutions in Charge
Please make a reservation at your desired medical institution directly.
Group Vaccination Venue in Osaka City
You can make a reservation at “Online Reservation Site” or “Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center”.
About vaccination of children (6 months -11 years old)
Osaka City is now vaccinating infants aged 6 months to 4 years and children aged 5 to 11 years.
* Vaccination is not mandatory. Before having your child vaccinated, make sure you understand both the protective effects of the vaccine and the risk of side effects.
Click here for the leaflets. (Infants (6 months – 4 years) / Children (5 – 11 years））
Click here for Osaka City webpage. (Infants (6 months – 4 years）/ Children（5 – 11 years））
|Infants（6 months – 4 years）||Children（5 – 11 years）|
|Target person||Osaka City citizen of 6 months – 4 years age. *Parental consent and guidance required.||Osaka City citizen of 5 – 11 years age.
*Parental consent and guidance required.
|Times of vaccination||3 times|
|Vaccination period||From November 9 (Wednesday), 2022 to March 31 (Friday), 2023.
*Can be vaccinated on receipt of vaccination coupon.
*Vaccination start date varies by medical institution. Check to the medical institution for the details.
*Vaccination is available from the previous day to complete 6 months from the birth.
*To complete 3-time vaccinations, the 1st one must be finished basically by January 13 (Friday), 2023.
|Until March 31 (Friday), 2023|
|Interval of vaccination||2nd vaccination: Usually 3 weeks from the 1st vaccination
3rd vaccination: More than 8 weeks from the 2nd vaccination
|2nd vaccination: Usually 3 weeks from the 1st vaccination
3rd vaccination: More than 5 months from the 2nd vaccination
|Type of vaccine||Pfizer’s vaccine for infants (6 months – 4 years)||Pfizer’s vaccine for children (5 – 11 years)|
|Items to be sent||Check here.
*Initial vaccination for infants is completed by receiving 3 times doses.
|How to reserve||Pediatrics or medical institutions to take care of children
Please reserve at preferred medical institutions. Reservation fee is free.
*Not available at the group vaccination sites.
|What to bring on the day of the vaccination||①These items
②Maternal and Child Health Handbook
③Drug History Handbook (if you have)
To Those Who Received the Vaccination Coupon
Check the contents of the envelop.
|1st, 2nd Vaccination||3rd Vaccination||4th Vaccination||5th Vaccination|
・Carefully keep the items in the envelope.
①Medical Interview Sheet for Novel Coronavirus Vaccination (for additional dose ）
【Combined Sheet with Vaccination Coupon】
・The coupon to have vaccination.
・Vaccination is given 2 times.
・Keep this coupon after you finish the 1st vaccination.
*This is required to have the 2nd vaccination and please carefully keep.
|③Medical Interview Sheets, 2 pieces
・This is to describe your health conditions before having vaccination.
・Medical Interview Sheet is required to have vaccination.
・For 2 times of vaccinations, it is required to fill in the 2 sheets.
*As Medical Interview Sheet is required for the 2nd vaccination, carefully keep it.
When you have the 1st vaccination at some Osaka City site, please reserve the 2nd vaccination at the same site.
*The sample of Medical Interview Sheet is here.
(Health, Labor & Welfare Ministry)
*There are additional questions on the Sheet of Osaka City. Additional questions are here.
*The samples in foreign languages are here.
Please complete the Medical Interview Sheet written in Japanese that you receive referring to the samples.
How to fill in the Sheet is here.
|④Certificate of Completed Novel Coronavirus Vaccination (Temporary Vaccination)
|⑤Notice of Novel Coronavirus Vaccination
|⑥Explanation Document about Novel Coronavirus Vaccination
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Where to be Vaccinated / How to make a Reservation
You can choose to receive the vaccination at a hospital that can be vaccinated or at a facility in Osaka City.
|Where to get the vaccine||Reservation method|
|①Medical Institution in charge (Individual vaccination)||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
・ Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center
|・Reservations can be made online and by phone. Please call the Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center.
How to make a Reservation Online
- You can scroll the PDF below.
What to bring on your vaccination day
▼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.
※Fill it out beforehand and bring this.
|Personal Identification Document (One of the following）|
|Residence Card||Health Insurance Card||Passport||Driver’s license, etc.|
FRESC multilingual vaccination support（Acceptance of reservations have ended.）
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.
FRESC Help Desk
Monday ~ Friday
9:00~17:00(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays）
For more information, please refer to the FRESC Multilingual Vaccination Support Leaflet.
Those who have been vaccinated with the novel corona vaccine will be issued a vaccination certificate (vaccine passport) if a vaccination certificate is required. Please apply by email or smartphone app.
* You cannot apply at the counter.
* Click here （Japanese only） for a list of countries / regions where Vaccine Passport can be used.
* In Japan, vaccination certificates and vaccination records can be used as documents to prove the fact of vaccination
【How to apply】
Click here for what you need and how to use it（Only in Japanese）
Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center
TEL：06-6377-5670(If you cannot use Navi Dial, please call us through this number)
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
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