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Accessibility Policy

Web Accessibility Policy

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has been working to ensure and improve accessibility of its website, aiming to comply with Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) X 8341-3: 2016 "Guidelines for elder persons and persons with disabilities -- Information and communications equipment, software and services -- Part 3: Web content."


In "COVID-19 Vaccine Navi" (, the following pages are in the scope of target:

  • Top
  • The Vaccination
  • How to get vaccinated
  • Look for Vaccination Sites
  • Select City
  • List of Vaccination Sites
  • Contact Us
  • FAQ
  • How to Use
  • News List
  • Links
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Application for vaccination outside registered domicile (COVID-19)
  • Application for reissue vaccination coupons (COVID-19)
  • Application for the booster shot (3rd and 4th dose, and for vaccinations starting in Autumn 2022) vaccination voucher

Target conformance compliance levels

Compliance with JIS X 8341-3: 2016 Level AA
* The notation "compliance" in this policy is defined in "JIS X 8341-3: 2016 Compliance Notation Guidelines for Web Content, "March 2016 Edition by the Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee of the Information and Communication Access Council" (Japanese only) Open in a new window.

Test results based on JIS

Online accessibility test result (Japanese only)

Related Links

"MHLW Web Accessibility Policy" (Japanese only) Open in a new window