Free Covid-19 testing


2022/12/22 Thursday Announcements, Coronavirus

The necessary tests (PCR test, qualitative antigen test, etc.) are offered free of charge to prefecture residents who are concerned about the spread trends of the coronavirus.  This is an announcement informing you of the extension of the free trial period.

Testing period

  Before the extension: December 29, 2021 (Wednesday) to December 31, 2022 (Saturday)

New Extended date: December 29, 2021 (Wednesday) to January 31, 2023 (Tuesday)

  Target Audience

  Mie residents who are asymptomatic and concerned about whether they are infected

*No matter the amount of vaccines taken

Testing procedure

  1. Look for a place to take the test

Advance reservation may be required.  Contact the facility before testing.

The test is available in 175 medical establishments, pharmacies and other locations (data as of December 12, Monday)

PDF file of free exam locations in Mie Prefecture (in Japanese only)

See the map with the locations here

PDF file of free exam locations that will be open on New Year’s Holiday (28th December to 9th January) in Japanese language only

  1. Fill out the registration form (you can also fill it in at the exam location, but the tests will be faster if you fill it in beforehand)

Click here to download the application form (PDF file)

Click here to download the application form (Word file)

  1. Show your identification document at the exam location (driver’s license, MyNumber Card, etc.)

Test result announcement

The exam site will notify you of the test results.

Certificates of negative results with a doctor’s diagnosis are not issued.

The method of notification varies from institution to institution, including paper, email, apps, etc.

Notifications of qualitative antigen test results are issued on the same day, while PCR tests are issued at a later date.

For more details, see Mie Prefecture’s homepage  (in Japanese only)


  • If you are experiencing vaccine-related problems and/or need help booking vaccine:

Call the “Mie’s Vaccine Consultation Line for Foreigners– Mie Gaikokujin Corona Vaccine Soudan Dial (みえ外国人コロナワクチン相談ダイアル)

TEL: 080-3123-9173

Opening hours: open from Sunday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm

Support Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Thai and Japanese

  • If you are having difficulties due to coronavirus:

Call MieCo, Consultation Center for Foreign Residents of Mie

TEL: 080-3300-8077

Support languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Thai and Japanese

The 3rd Edition to Promote Leisure Experiences in Mie Prefecture 2022 “Mie no Aso Can ‘22 (dai-3 dan)”

2022/12/22 Thursday Announcements, Coronavirus


The “Mie no Aso Cam ‘22 (Dai 3-dan”), is a campaign for residents of the prefecture to have fun at affordable prices in experiences of leisure in places described on the reservation site “Asobyu” which started on December 9, 2022 (Friday).

Campaign period

December 9 (Friday), 2022, to February 28, 2023 (Tuesday)


  1. Distribution of usable half-price coupons for leisure experiences on booking site “Asobyu!”

385 leisure plans are available in Mie.

  1. “#Mijumaru to Mie de Asobo” (experience leisure with Oshawott “Mijumaru” in Mie) – Prefectural Excursion Gift Campaign

Among the 5 areas of Mie (Hokusei, Chunansei, Ise Shima, Iga, Higashi Kishu), if you use the discount coupon for 2 or more areas, you will be entered into the 100-person raffle draw of an Oshawott photo book.

  1. “#Mijumaru to Mie de Asobo” (Let’s play with Oshawott in Mie) – Instagram Campaign

Take a picture with the plush doll that are in the participating locations of the event, post it on Instagram with the hashtag in Japanese  (#ミジュマルとみえで遊ぼう#体験施設名) “#MijuMarutoMiedeAsobo and the #Nameofthe PlaceYouVisited” to participate in the raffle draw of Mie products with the collaboration of Oshawott for 30 persons.

For more details, click here to see the flyers or see the website:

Contact (service in Japanese only)

Asobyu Kabushiki Gaisha (アソビュー株式会社)

TEL: 050-3537-8949

Contact Form:

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