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Additional (Third) Vaccination

Updated on 24 December 2021

Additional (Third) Vaccination

It has been reported that the efficacy and immunity of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases with the passage of time after vaccination. In order to prevent the spread of infection and serious illness, additional (third) vaccination is required.

Eligible persons

Beppu citizens/residents aged 18 years or older who have been vaccinated twice and in principle, more than 8 months have passed since the second dose.

Number of vaccinations

One time

Cost

Free of charge

Type of vaccination

Vaccines manufactured by Pfizer or Takeda/Moderna

Vaccination Schedule

For those who have moved to Beppu City after the 2nd vaccination, you will need to apply for an additional (third) vaccination voucher.

Please refer to "Additional (Third) Vaccination Vouchers for Those Who Have Moved to Beppu City".

Month of 2nd vaccination Main targets Mailing date of vaccination vouchers Start of vaccination
March 2021 healthcare workers Tuesday, 30 November 2021 December 2021
April 2021 healthcare workers Tuesday, 30 November 2021 January 2022
May 2021 Residents of senior citizen facilities, etc. Friday, 24 December 2021 January 2022
June 2021 Senior citizens aged 75 and over February 2022 Late February - March 2022

Vaccination Sites

As with the second vaccination, inoculations will be given at individual vaccination sites (currently being arranged) and at the mass vaccination site "Beppu Arena".

How to make a reservation

The time to start making reservations for the third vaccination will be announced separately.

How to make a reservation currently planned is as follows (available only in Japanese):

65 years of age or older (those who have completed the second vaccination at a medical institution in Beppu City by August 2021)

The city will inform you of the vaccination site and date beforehand.

Basically, we will guide you to the medical institution where you had your second vaccination.

If you are fine with the venue and schedule we have provided, you can complete your reservation by replying to the postcard enclosed with the vaccination voucher we have sent to you.

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64 years old and under, etc.

As with the first and second times, you can make reservations online or through the Call Center.

Vaccination voucher for additional vaccination (third time)

When you receive the vaccination voucher for the additional inoculation (third dose), please make a reservation.

There are no sticker-type vaccination vouchers as before.

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Additional (third) vaccination vouchers for those who moved into the city after the second dose

If you move to Beppu City after your second vaccination, you will not receive a vaccination voucher.

Please apply by one of the following methods approximately 8 months after the second vaccination.

If you move to Beppu City after receiving your third vaccination voucher from your previous municipality, you will need to apply for the same. A vaccination voucher from the previous municipality cannot be used. We will exchange it for a new Beppu City vaccination voucher, so please attach it to your application form.

When to apply for the third vaccination voucher

Month of second vaccination When to apply for the third vaccination voucher
March 2021 (Mainly for healthcare workers) November 2021
April 2021 (Mainly for healthcare workers) December 2021
May 2021 (mainly for residents of senior citizen facilities) January 2022
June 2021 (mainly for people aged 75 and over) February 2022

※Please note that if you submit your application early, it will be returned to you or the voucher will be sent to you after 8 months have passed.

How to apply for the vaccination voucher

【Those who need to apply】

There are two ways to apply:

【①When applying at the counter】

What to bring:
  • Vaccination vouchers issued by other municipalities
    (only if you have received them at the time of application)
  • Identification documents (e.g., residence card, driver's license, insurance card, etc.)
  • Documents showing your 1st and 2nd vaccination records
    (e.g., Certificate of Vaccination, Vaccination Record, etc.)
Where to apply:
COVID-19 Vaccination Program Section in Beppu Arena
Weekdays (Monday through Friday) 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note that the counter is closed on weekends and holidays.
※The Health Promotion Div. of Beppu City Hall on the ground floor accepts applications only. Vaccination vouchers will be mailed to you at a later date.

【②When applying by mail】

Items to be sent by mail
  • Application form for issuing a third vaccination voucher
    (which has been already filled out)
    Application form (Japanese only):PDF Word Sample
  • Identification documents (e.g., residence card, driver's license, insurance card, etc.)
  • Vaccination vouchers issued by other municipalities
    (only if you have received them at the time of application)
  • Documents showing your 1st and 2nd vaccination records
    (e.g., Certificate of Vaccination, Vaccination Record, etc.)
Where to be sent:
COVID-19 Vaccination Program Section, Health Promotion Division
Beppu Arena, 8-37 Aoyama-cho, Beppu City, 874-0902

FAQ

Q1.
I moved my residence to Beppu City after my second vaccination. Will I receive an additional (third) vaccination voucher from Beppu City?
A1.
If you change your residence after your 2nd vaccination, you will not receive an additional (3rd) vaccination voucher. Please apply for it.
Q2.
I moved within Beppu City after my second vaccination. Will I receive an additional (third) vaccination vocher?
A2.
If you have moved within Beppu City, the City Office will send you a third vaccination voucher 8 months after your second inoculation, since your vaccination history can be verified.
Q3.
After I had received the first dose with a vaccination voucher from City A, I received the second dose with a voucher from City B. I have now moved and my residence is in City C. From which municipality will I receive the additional (third) vaccination voucher?
A3.
You will not receive a vaccination voucher. You will need to apply for it, so please check the City C website or contact them for details.

Vaccination vouchers for those who received their second dose of vaccination in March and April 2021

Vaccination vouchers were sent out on Tuesday, 30th November 2021 to those who received their second dose of vaccination in March and April 2021.

No reservation is necessary for healthcare workers and others who can be vaccinated at their workplace.

For those who cannot be vaccinated at work, reservations will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. on Friday, 10 December 2021.

Vaccinations will be held at the Beppu Arena, a mass vaccination site.

Inquiries about COVID-19 vaccination in Beppu City

Beppu City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center

Phone number:
0120-797-567(Toll free)
※We have been experiencing some misdialing. Please pay attention to the phone number when you call.
Office hours:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays are also available.)

Division in charge of posting

COVID-19 Vaccination Program Section, Health Promotion Division

Beppu Arena, 8-37 Aoyama-cho, Beppu City, 874-0902

E-mail:corona_kensui@city.beppu.lg.jp

Inquiries in foreign languages

Cultural and International Affairs Division 

1-15 Kaminoguchi-cho Beppu, Oita

Tel:+81-977-21-1131

E-mail:int-ma@city.beppu.lg.jp

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