Extension of Period and Change in Registration Procedures for Free PCR Tests to Fight the Coronavirus


2021/12/15 Wednesday Seminars and Events

There is a lot of movement of people during the New Year holidays.  Therefore, the government will extend the registration period for PCR testing until February 10, 2022 (Thursday) so that more residents can receive the test.

Stands will also be placed inside commercial establishments, etc., for the distribution of test kits.

However, negative test certificates will not be provided.

  1. Period of registration

Until February 10, 2022 (Thursday)

*Limit of up to 1 test per month for each applicane

  1. Target persons

Asymptomatic people who reside, work or study in Mie

Asymptomatic people planning to come to Mie

*People who have symptoms of fever, cough, etc. will not be able to receive the test.

  1. Procedures
  • About the test

PCR testing with saliva

  • Test fee


  • How to take the test

Register for the test on the homepage

Receive the kit (possible to receive at your home, place of work or other establishments, or at the booths)

The applicant himself must remove the sample (saliva) on his own

Put the test kit in the mailbox in the established manner

Samples will be analyzed by medical institutions

The results will be sent to the applicant’s home or workplace and other establishments.

  1. How to register
  • Register through the homepage (in Japanese only).

For the general public: http://www.mwt-mice.com/events/miepcrtest

For offices and establishments with more than 10 people expected to take the test: https://www.mwt-mice.com/events/miepcrtest-office/login

*Offices and establishments with less than 10 people can register using the form for the general public.

  • It is also possible to register at booths installed in commercial establishments

The locations and dates the booths will be installed will be informed on the homepage 1 week before the installation day.


*An identity confirmation will be made when the test kits are distributed at the booths, so bring your driver’s license or other identity document with you.

  • It is also possible to register by FAX and mail. For more details, consult the office.
  1. Contact

Shingata Coronavirus Kansen-sho Kakudai Boushi ni Muketa Muryo PCR Kensa Jigyo Jimukyoku

TEL: 059-213-3810 (In Japanese only)

Operating hours: from 10 am to 5:30 pm

(*They will also operate on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Except between January 1st, Saturday, and January 3rd, Monday)

  1. Remarks
  • If you test positive, you will receive referral from medical institutions. Make an appointment online or over the phone (no medical expenses required).
  • Even if you test negative, it does not completely prove that you are not infected with the coronavirus, so continue to adhere to preventative measures.

Free PCR test flyer

Preventive measures for the Residents of Mie based on the 14th Edition of the “Mie Prefecture Guidelines” for Coronavirus Prevention

2021/12/15 Wednesday Seminars and Events

新型コロナウイルス感染症拡大防止に向けた「三重県指針」ver.14より 県民の皆様に取り組んでいただきたい感染防止対策

As of October 2021, the number of coronavirus cases has been decreasing.  However, there are still many factors to watch out for, such as the appearance of a new mutant strain “Omicron variant”, and it is necessary to take measures to prevent infection without being too relaxed in order to keep the sixth wave small even if it does occur.

14th Edition of the “Mie Prefecture Guidelines” (only in Japanese)

To all residents

  1. Basics of Infection Preventions
  • Prevent infection and “do not bring in” or “do not spread” the virus
  • Avoid closed environments, crowded places and situations that requires contact with a lot of other people.
  • Take basic preventive measures, get a good quality of sleep and take care of your health.
  • Use face masks with reliable quality. If possible, use TNT mesh face masks  (Fushokufu – 不織布).
  • Ventilate properly (always keep windows slightly open, open wide windows in rooms that are not in use, etc.)
  1. Maintain the “New Normal” and follow the preventive measures
  • “Keep a distance of 2 meters (minimum 1 meter) from other people”, “When talking, avoid talking face to face as much as possible”, “Try to shop alone or with a few people during less busy times”
  • “Having meals with lots of people for long periods” in particular increases the risk of infections, so be careful with transmission by droplets etc.
  • When eating with other people who does not live with you, even during the meal, wear a facemask when talking (Mask Kaishoku – マスク会食) and avoid talking (黙食 – Mokushoku).
  • When eating and drinking, “try to eat with people you meet frequently”, “drink alcohol moderately and avoid going beyond the limits and drinking in different places”, “do not share cutlery and glasses”, “avoid sitting close or face to face with other people”.
  1. About traveling
  • If you’re thinking about leaving the prefecture to go home, try to get around during low-traffic times, take preventive measures two weeks before leaving Mie, and if you haven’t had the vaccine yet, try the PCR test, among other preventive measures.
  1. About the preventive measures approval system for restaurants, tourist establishments, etc.

For information on prevention in multiple languages ​​and easy Japanese,

See the Mie government’s “外国人住民のみなさまへ For foreign residentes”


Consultation desks

  • If you are having difficulties due to the coronavirus:

Call MieCo, Mie Foreign Resident Consultation Center (TEL: 080-3300-8077).

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

  • If you are having difficulties with the reservation to get the vaccine:

Call Mie’s Coronavirus Vaccine Consultation Line for Foreigners (TEL: 080-3123-9173).

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

  • If you have questions about the side effects of the vaccine:

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

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