Health Check-up for Long term Travelers

Applicable members

  1. Faculty members planning to go abroad for a period of more than six months.
  2. Faculty members returning to Japan having worked abroad for a period of more than six months. (Excluding temporary visit to Japan)

When to have the check-up

The check-up will be conducted on the same day as the health check-ups for newly hired employees or the regular health check-ups.

Please note that it takes about 1-2 months to get the results after your health check-up.

Those who are going abroad, please pay attention to the timing of your application so that you can check the results before you travel.

  • Please have the health check-up within two months of your returning to Japan from overseas.

Contact the person in charge in your department by the 15th of the month prior to the date of the check-up.

Please follow the instructions given by the relevant personnel. Do not apply directly to the Health Service Center.

    Making a reservation and completing the questionnaire

    Reservations made through the website are required.

    For details on how to make a reservation, please refer to the "Guide on Making Appointments and taking the Medical Questionnaire " enclosed in the information documents that will be distributed at a later date.

    For information on the medical questionnaire and reservations, please see here.

    Go To Reservation & Questionnaire


    Please read the precautions enclosed with the health check-up documents carefully before coming to the health check-up.

    Those who have their check-up in the morning should come without having breakfast and refrain from drinking anything that contains calories.

    Those who have their check-up in the afternoon should finish a light breakfast by 7:00am and refrain from eating during the morning and only have drinks that do not have calories.

    Please cooperate in wearing a mask, preferably made of non-woven fabric, when coming to the health check-up venue.

    If you have a fever or are feeling unwell, please cancel your reservation and notify each department individually.

    If you are wearing an insulin pump or blood glucose sensor which cannot be remove at the health check-up venue, please consult with the Health Service Center in advance.

    Alternative check-ups

    If you have undergone a regular health check-up, new employee health check-up, or a check-up at an external medical institution (complete medical check-up, etc.) up to 6 months before you travel abroad or within 2 months after your return to Japan, may use the results as an alternative.

    If you were examined by an external medical institution, please submit a copy of the results (not the original) to your department personnel.

    If you would like to use the results of a health check-up that you took at an external medical institution as a substitute, please complete the medical interview here.


    The reports will be available after one to two months through the University web service.  

     Click here


      The Health Center Internal Medicine Travel Clinic is also available for general health consultations and vaccinations related to international travel.
      (Click here for more info)

      If you have any inquiries please contact your local health service center.

      Hongo Health Service Center      ( E-mail: hoken-kanri-hongo.adm〔at )
      Komaba Health Service Center   ( E-mail: hoken-kanri-komaba.adm〔at
      Kashiwa Health Service Center   ( E-mail: hoken-kanri-kashiwa.adm〔at )