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Vitality Urgent Care

Pre-Travel RT- PCR COVID Testing for Travel Between US & Japan



Vitality has successfully tested thousands traveling to Japan since August 2020. We are a trusted partner of Japanese communities and provide the clearance testing needed for travel between the US & Japan.

We are closely following the Japanese Government’s requirements and use the latest required test certificate from the Japanese government.




  1. Schedule an appointment with Vitality.
  2. Get tested with either our NEAR or RT-PCR technology.
  3. Receive your COVID report via E-Mail.
  4. Vitality completes the Japan Certificate of Testing for COVID-19 and sends it via E-Mail.
  5. Fly Safely and stress-free!

Which COVID-19 Tests are Allowed for Travel to Japan?

  1. Rapid nicking enzyme amplification reaction (NEAR) Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) technology  – ID Now by Abbott. Results < 1 hour.
  2. RAPID Automated RT-PCR (NAAT). Results < 2 hours.
  3. RT-PCR (NAAT). Results < 8 hours.

On March, 09, 2022, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan authorized non invasive collection method “Nasal Swab”.
* Nasal, Nasopharyngeal swabs and Saliva are the only collection methods accepted by Japan.

We selected this particular technology for Japan Pre-Travel testing due to its high accuracy and its acceptance by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA).

Why Choose Vitality Urgent Care?

  • FDA Authorized Testing  Technologies
  • Guaranteed Timely Results
  • Trusted partner of multiple Japanese communities
  • Multiple Locations in Skokie, Vernon Hills, Naperville, and Arlington Heights/Rolling Meadows
  • We specialize in countries with complex documentation requirements like Japan
  • Custom documentation and Fit-To-Fly documentation are provided at no additional cost  “Japan Certificate “
  • Mobile testing available – we can come to your home or office/site
  • Available for both individuals and groups

Price Menu

  • $200 RT-PCR COVID-19 – < 48 hours
  • $250 RT-PCR COVID-19 – < 24 hours
  • $300 RT-PCR COVID-19 – < 8 hours
  • $320 – (NEAR) (NAAT)  Covid 19 < 20 min  (Japan only)
  • $350 RT-PCR COVID-19 – < 2 hours 

Please note that COVID tests done solely for travel reasons are not submitted to your insurance and you must pay out-of-pocket for your coronavirus test.

Vitality Locations and Partners

Pre-Travel Covid testing is by appointment only.

We offer convenient collection options with our CLIA Certified laboratory partners, allowing us to deliver expediated results within hours of your appointment.

We offer a few convenient locations by appointment only

The travel experience looks a little different now, and we’re here to help you arrive prepared!

Keep travel safe and COVID-free!

Pre-Travel COVID exam


Vitality Urgent and Primary Care is a Nurse Practitioner-owned company that has a financial interest in ancillary services such as clinical lab services and diagnostic testing, provided by our partner affiliates.