《Abeno Ward, Osaka》Guidance to Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Rollout｜Useful Information for foreign residents in Japan
In Japan, Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Campaign was started on 17 February 2021. Also foreign residents in Abeno Ward, Osaka, can enter the waiting list if they are 65 years old or older. Since vaccination eligibility and time change according to localities, it is better to check information of your residence area.
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Notification on Corona vaccination from Abeno Ward, Osaka
This notification, directed to Japanese and Foreign residents in Abeno Ward, Osaka, consists of a webpage where you can find information about Coronavirus vaccination in English, Chinese, Korean, as well as easy Japanese, so it is understandable by an international audience.
Venues for Corona vaccination in Osaka
Abeno Ward, Osaka, has opened mass vaccination venues and a large-scale center to smoothly operate vaccination rollouts not only on Japanese people, but also on foreigners.
Individual Vaccination at Medical Institutions
Please inquire with your family doctor about vaccination. In case you do not know where to ask, please make a phone call to the Novel Coronavirus Call Center.
Mass Vaccination centers (Abeno Ward)
・Abeno City Center
・Sky Pavilion Peace Hall (Starting from Mid June）
Osaka City large-scale vaccination center【 INTEX Osaka Hall 】
■Vaccination Rollout Start Date: Monday 14 June to Sunday 20 June 2021
■Opening time: 9AM - 9PM
■Location: INTEX Osaka Hall 1, 1-5-102 Nankokita, Suminoe Ward, Osaka, 559-0034 ■Vaccination target: Osaka residents who are 65 years old or older, as to 2021
※Those born before 1 April 1957
■Handled Vaccine: Moderna（Scheduled）
Since vaccinations are fully covered by public expenses, there are no costs for scheduling vaccination.（Transportation costs to the centers are to be covered individually）
Vaccination Reservation Method （※Vaccination ticket required）
① Via Phone
Operating hours: 9AM - 9PM（Everyday）
※On the first operation days, it might be difficult to connect because of calls volume
※Please double-check the phone number before dialling to avoid wrong calls
You can make a reservation at the following link.
※With Pfizer vaccine, it is necessary to get a second vaccination 3 weeks after the first injection. Reservation is required for both first and second vaccination.
Documents necessary for vaccinations
●Vaccination ticket （Sent via post to those 65 years or older, as per 28 May）
●Pre-Vaccination screening form（to be filled in advance）※The form is issued together with the Vaccination ticket
●An Identification document (such as Health Insurance Card, Long-term Care Insurance Card, Driving License, Residence Card or Passport)
●Medicine notebook（if any）
※You can fill in the Japanese form while looking at one of the 17 languages available
Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Call Center
Fee（Free）Service hours：9AM - 9PM（Everyday）
0570-065670 （Navi Dial）
06-6377-5670（For those who cannot use Navi Dial）
Available Languages：Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese
For some of the above languages, Consultation desk opening hours are as follows:
Thai: 9AM - 6PM
Filipino: 9AM - 5:30PM on Weekdays
Vietnamese:10AM - 7PM