Customs and Quarantine in Japan

UPON ARRIVAL IN JAPAN

Quarantine Inspection → Immigration Inspection → Animal/Plant Quarantine → Customs* → Access into Japan

* You are required to make an oral or a written declaration to Customs about the goods that you bring into Japan.
* When the amount of your goods exceeds the limit of tax exemption, please submit the Declaration of your accompanied and unaccompanied baggage.

PROCEDURES OF PASSENGER CLEARANCE INCLUDING LIMITS OF TAX EXEMPTION

For detailed information pertaining to Limits of Tax Exemption for one adult please follow the link to the Procedures of Passenger Clearance page http://www.customs.go.jp/english/summary/passenger.htm


GOODS WITH PROHIBITIONS, CONTROLS AND RESTRICTIONS

For information on Goods with Prohibitions, Controls and Restrictions please click on the following link http://www.customs.go.jp/english/summary/prohibit.htm

Please see the following links for information on customs queries relating to bringing meat and processed meat products into Japan, and animal or plant quarantine.

Japan Customs Homepage http://www.customs.go.jp/english/passenger/index.htm
Japan Customs Enquiry http://www.customs.go.jp/question_e.htm
Bringing Meat, Processed Meat Products in Japan http://www.customs.go.jp/english/c-answer_e/sonota/9006_e.htm
Animal Quarantine Homepage http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/index.html
Animal Quarantine Enquiry http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/contactus.html
Bringing Plants, Fruits and Vegetables to Japan http://www.pps.go.jp/english/index.html

BRINGING MEDICATION INTO JAPAN


For information on bringing medications into Japan, please click on the following link.

http://www.au.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/visa_medicine_en.html

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