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【To all participants entering Japan from overseas】Necessary Procedures for Entering Japan to participate in the Competitions and the seminars

Regarding immigration restrictions of Japan, now we are applying to “Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)”. However there is a screening to use this system and we are waiting for the result and it will be posted on the tournament website. Please kindly check our website as appropriate.

If we are allowed to use the “Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS), you will need to register the following personal information in advance through the Okinawa Karate World Tournament Executive Committee to Japan’s “Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)”. Please as the representative kindly prepare the participant’s following information to present.


(1) Applicant‘s Full name (as shown in passport)

(2) Nationality: Country Codes on passport (Alphabet Capital 3 Letters)

(3) Date of birth

(4) Sex

(5) Passport/ ID No (as shown in passport)

(6) Date of arrival in Japan

(7) Applicant‘s e-mail address

(8) Names of hotels or persons with whom applicant intends to stay

(9) Addresses of hotels or persons with whom applicant intends to stay

(10)Relationship with competitor


The personal information must be registered in the “Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)”.

The representative of group must fill in the personal information in the Excel file below and submit it to the support team by e-mail.


【Required information for Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)】


After the personal information has been registered and has been acquired a Certificate for Completion of Registration in the “Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS)”, and the Support Team will send the certificate by e-mail to the representative of group the foreign national scheduled to newly enter Japan.


Okinawa Karate World Tournament 2022 Management Support Team
(JTB Okinawa Co., Ltd. Exchange Sales Division “2nd Okinawa Karate World Tournament” Section)
Address : 112-1 Asahimachi, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan 900-0029
Tel(from Japan):070-3801-8573
Tel(from overseas):+81-70-3801-8573
E-mail : karate2022@okw.jtb.jp
Business hours: 9:30-17:00 (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays)