Attendees that opt to provide a negative COVID-19 test are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken within 72 hours prior to attending Anime Expo through a physical copy of the documentation or a digital copy through their mobile device, as well as a valid government-issued ID matching the name of the documentation.


Home-kit COVID-19 tests are not acceptable.

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** Update: As of June 21st, 2022 **


  • COVID-19 Vaccination Proof or Negative COVID-19 Test: SPJA will be requiring all attendees of AX 2022 to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to attending the event. 
  • Masks: Regardless of vaccination status, masks will be required indoors (except in designated cafeteria/eating areas) and optional outdoors. 
  • For more details, please see our Health & Safety page. 


These requirements and guidelines are final. 


All attendee groups must go to our COVID-19 Verification Area located at Chick Hearn Court to get your COVID-19 Verification Wristband. 

For more information please read: How do I get my COVID-19 Verification Wristband?