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Import regulations by Japan customs


Alcoholic beverages 3 bottles Approximately 760 ml per bottle.
Cigarettes 400 If a visitor brings in more than one kind of tobacco product then the total allowance is 500 g. Cigars 100
Others (e.g. loose tobacco) 500g
Perfumes 2oz 1 oz is equivalent to approx. 28 cc.
(excluding eau de cologne and eau de toilette)

Other items 200,000 yen. The entire overseas market price of all articles other than the above items must be under 200,000 yen. Any item whose overseas market value is under 10,000 yen is free of duty and/or tax and is not included in the calculation of the total overseas market value of all articles. There is no duty-free allowance for articles having a market value of more than 200,000 yen each or each set.

The quantity of medicaments and cosmetics, including both prescription and non-prescription drugs and some food supplements, including vitamin and mineral supplements, which a visitor can carry into Japan at one time may be limited.

Export regulations by Japan customs


Prohibited items:
Counterfeit, altered or imitated coins, paper money, banknotes or securities; all plants with soil; most meats and fruits (prohibited meats include eggs, bones, horns etc of cows, goats, sheep, bees, chickens, dogs, ducks, geese, horses, rabbits and turkeys); animals without health certificates; firearms and ammunition; narcotics; obscene articles and publications (including films)

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