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COVID-19 booster shots – available slots in March

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COVID-19 booster shots – available slots in March

Several Chambers of Commerce that organized their own vaccination programs in 2021, are also organizing a booster program.
However, since the Japanese public health system is moving quite swiftly, they have fewer applicants than anticipated and are opening up to other chamber members incl. BLCCJ members.

 

Here below are the 3 currently available programs:

1) Austrian Business Council (ABC) – about 50 open slots
Dates: March 15, 16 & 17
Location: TKP Center in Ichigaya
The used vaccine is Moderna
Fee is JPY 2,850 per person

Eligible are all those who have received their first 2 shots in Japan, second shot is more than 6 months ago and the participant is over 18yo.

All details including tickets are available at:
https://www.abc-jpn.net/event/covid-19-vaccination-booster-drive

For questions about this particular program, please contact Arnold Ackerer of the ABC: [email protected]org
Make sure to mention you are a BLCCJ member. 

2) British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ)

Dates: Monday, March 14, 17:00-18:00 & Tuesday, March 15, 16:00-17:00
Location: also at the TKP Ichigaya Conference Centre
The used vaccine is Moderna
A fee will be charged per person (please contact BCCJ for the details)
Eligible are all those who have received their first 2 shots in Japan, second shot is more than 6 months ago and the participant is over 18yo.
If interested, please reach out directly to Sarah Backley of the BCCJ: [email protected]
Make sure to mention you are a BLCCJ member.
3) Irish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (IJCC) – about 20 open slots
Date: Monday 21 March, 13:00-14:00
Venue: TKP Garden City Shibuya – Hall 4C (Click HERE  to check the location)
Fee: 2,500 JPY / Person (incl. Tax)
Registration: Click HERE to register

Note:

  • The registration is a first-come first-served basis.
  • This project is limited to current residents. *Those who can provide certification of residency in Japan  (住民票) if required 
  • All people to be vaccinated through this project are expected to cover the cost (2,500 JPY pp), and pay the fee within 3 days after the original registration. *In case the payment is not done within 3 days, your registration will be automatically removed.
  • Fee is not refundable after the payment. Cancellations are not allowed but changing the names is allowed.
  • All people to be vaccinated through this project are required to submit a vaccine ticket (ワクチン接種券) provided by local government to the IJCC. (ideally on the date, but if the vaccine ticket does not arrive until the vaccination date you are expected to send IJCC the Vaccination Ticket by post immediately after the ticket arrives.)
  • Only those who received their second vaccine dose at least 6 months prior (those who received the second vaccine does before Sep 21st) will be eligible for this program. (Currently, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has a rule that the vaccination must be administered after 6 months.)
  • The type of vaccine will be Moderna. Learn more about Moderna Vaccine HERE
  • People under18-years of age will not be able to take the vaccine through this project.
  • Pregnant women/women likely to have become pregnant within the past 6 months will not be able to take the vaccine through this programme.
  • If your company is interested in organising a vaccination campaign for employees, please contact TKP 職域ワクチンセンター with any inquiries and register for the service directly.
For questions about this particular program, please contact Emiko Myler of the IJCC: [email protected]
Make sure to mention you are a BLCCJ member.
Also the German Chamber might open up its booster program to BLCCJ members in a near future. We will share details when available.
Stay safe!
The BLCCJ office