Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health
Tokyo Metropolitan Minami-Shinjuku Testing and Counseling Office

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Make an appointment Entrance Reception Waiting room Pretest information session Make an appointment on the day you want to receive the test result/ blood collection Completion of testing HIV counseling(Counseling session with a clinical psychologist) Go home Reception Receive the test result Post-test medical consultation HIV counseling(Counseling session with a clinical psychologist) Complete the questionnaire Points to check before making an appointment Go home
<Appointment>


Please make an appointment first.
Appointments can be made on our mobile website or via telephone.
Points to check

Please be sure to write down your issued appointment number instead of your name.

We will never ask your name or address.
It's free of charge. You don't need to bring your health insurance card.

You may have difficulty getting through to our appointment line when it's busy.


<Testing day>


This is the Tokyo Metropolitan Minami-Shinjuku Testing and Counseling Office.
It is on the third floor of the building located near the south exit of JR Shinjuku Station.
→Click here to see the map







Please give your appointment number at the reception desk. (If you made an appointment on our mobile website, please show the appointment number you received on your mobile phone.)
An application form will be given to you
and you will be asked to write a four-digit number as you like, your age, and gender.






A waiting room is divided into the waiting area for testing and the waiting area for results and counseling.
*Testing will take approx. 30 minutes including waiting time.
*Testing will take approximately 30 minutes including waiting time.







Before blood collection, an information session on the testing procedures, how the results will be delivered, and HIV will be held. If you have any questions or concerns, please let our staff know during this session.




You can make an appointment on the day you wish to receive your test result. (More than one week after the testing day)
※If you are tested on a weekday, you will get your result on a weekday.

Then your blood will be collected.
The amount of blood to be collected is 5 cc (about one teaspoon). Rest assured that all the syringes and needles used to collect blood are new and disposable.



Please receive a copy of your application form.
Please be sure to bring it on the day you receive your result because it will be required when you receive your result.

You cannot receive your test result if you lose or forget to bring the copy of your application form.
If you lose it, you need to be tested again.








Counseling days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Counseling time: Approximately 15 minutes

Counseling sessions are held for those who wish to receive counseling before and after testing. A HIV counselor will provide counseling on psychological matters and welfare programs, such as fear of HIV infection, useful insurance systems, and condom use problems. Please apply at the reception desk to receive counseling.
※We do not provide any counseling services for those who have not been tested.



There are brochures.
Please feel free to take them home.









<The day you receive a test result>
※You can change the date if it's inconvenient for you.
Please be sure to call us at 03-3377-0811 to change the date.
For the purpose of protecting privacy, we deliver test results and offer counseling with a doctor only for those who have been tested.




Please submit the copy of the application form you received when testing was completed at the reception desk.















A doctor will deliver your result in a separate room.
It will only be delivered verbally, and no medical certificates will be issued.

You can ask a doctor if you have any questions or there are matters you are not sure about.
When your result is positive, we will refer you to a medical institution specialized in HIV treatment (across Japan).

→Those who receive negative results
→Those who receive positive results



Generally, this service is provided by doctors to everyone who is tested.

・Those who receive negative results
A doctor will provide consultation on prevention so that you can stay HIV-negative.

・Those who receive positive results
A doctor will provide post-test consultation to HIV-positive people to explain HIV infection and the disease and refer them to a medical institution specialized in HIV treatment.

→Those who receive negative results
→Those who receive positive results



Consultation days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Consultation time: Approximately 15 minutes

Counseling sessions are held for those who wish to receive counseling before and after testing. You can receive counseling whether your test result is positive or negative. Please apply at the reception desk to receive counseling.
(If you are HIV-positive, please tell the doctor that you wish to receive counseling during your consultation. You cannot receive continued counseling services after you receive your result.)

→Those who receive negative results
→Those who receive positive results



A doctor will give you a questionnaire. Your cooperation is appreciated.
You can go home after you complete the questionnaire.