Mie Prefecture Declaration on Preventive Measures against the Coronavirus (January 12 to January 31, 2022)


2022/01/17 Monday Announcements, Coronavirus

Since the beginning of January 2022, the number of cases of coronavirus has been gradually increasing.  In the last week, 8 out of 100,000 people were infected with the coronavirus.  We enter winter and the number of times we spend indoors increases, so authorities are concerned about the possibility of an increase in infection.

Therefore, it will be necessary to continue with the procedures to combat the coronavirus.

 Mie Prefecture Declaration on Preventive Measures against the Coronavirus – Mieken Shingata Coronavirus “Kansen Kakudai Soshi Sengen”, in Japanese only

To all the residents of Mie Prefecture

  • Use the facemask correctly, wash and disinfect hands and fingers, ventilate the environment well and take basic preventive measures
  • Closed, crowded places and/or places which requires contact increases the risk of infection, so please avoid such places.
  • If you feel any changes in the condition of your body, avoid leaving the house and consult a hospital.
  • If you are concerned that you may be infected, make an appointment even if you do not have symptoms.
  • Avoid going to other prefectures (unless it is necessary to maintain your daily needs.
  • When eating with someone, put the facemask on when having a pause from eating and when you finished eating and avoid talking (mokushoku).
  • Meals with many people for long periods of time increase the risk of infection. So, eat with 4 or fewer people at the same table.
  • Go to establishments that are accredited by “Anshin Mieria”, Mie Prefecture’s hospitality and safety facility certification system.

To all residents of other Prefectures

  • The Mie government asks you to visit the prefecture only if necessary.

Mie Prefecture is conducting PCR testing by mail (until Feb 10, 2022).

See more details by clicking here.

If you want to get the vaccine for the first time (first and second dose), please call the “Coronavirus Vaccine Inquiry Hotline” (Mie Gaikokujin Corona Vaccine Soudan Dial – みえ外国人コロナワクチン相談ダイアル): 080-3123-9173

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

Other Consultation Desks

  • If you are struggling with the coronavirus:

Call the “Mie Foreigners Support Center” (TEL: 080-3300-8077).

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

  • If you have questions about vaccine side effects:

Call the “Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects Call Center” (TEL: 059-224-3326).

Support languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

(January/2022) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2022/01/17 Monday Announcements, Coronavirus


Application Period for January
January 4 (Wednesday) ~ January 31, 2022 (Monday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Click here to view PDF file (Japanese Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Portugues Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Spanish Version)

Information on eligibility criteria and prefectural housing rules and regulations can also be found clicking here (only in japanese).

*Regarding the public housing with vacancies that are not filled through the regular application, from the day after the lottery until the vacancies are filled, service will be provided on a first-come first- served basis until the first Wednesday of the month after the month to which the lottery is completed. The deadline for this supplementary registration is January 31.

Fixed period of call for prefectural housing (Every year in the same period)

Month Application Period by Post Date for selection by lottery Move in date
April Start Date~30 Mid-May July 1
July Start Date~31 Mid-August October 1
October Start Date~31 Mid-November January 1
January Start Date~31 Mid-February April 1

*The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month


Mie Ken Kendo Seibi-bu Jutaku Seisaku-ka Kou’ei Jutaku-han TEL: 059-224-2703 (*Inquires available only in Japanese)

See below the Consultation Center of each region

(1) Hokusei Block (Kuwana city, Kawagoe district, Yokkaichi city, Suzuka city) TEL: 059- 373- 6802

(2) Chusei Iga Block (Tsu city, Iga city) TEL: 059-221-6171

(3) Nansei-Higashi Kishu Block (Matsusaka city, Ise city, Owase city, Kumano city) TEL: 059-222-6400