Japan

Information for governments and traders


Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/summary/inde...

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/index.htm

Customs Procedures
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/law/customsf...

Customs Form
Other related border agencies

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bu...

Imported Food Safety inspection

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http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/importan...

Notification System for the Importation of Animals
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https://www.pmda.go.jp/english/review-service...

Accreditation / Registration of Foreign Manufacturers

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https://www.pmda.go.jp/files/000237297.pdf

Overview Guidance of GMP Compliance Inspection for Foreign Manufacturers

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https://www.ncd.mhlw.go.jp/en/application.htm...

Application for licensing and notification on Narcotics, Psychotropics and related chemicals

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http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/information/langu...

Plant quarantine information for travellers to Japan

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http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/product/imp...

Bring animal products into Japan from overseas
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http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/product/exp...

Take out animal products from Japan
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https://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki...

For Individuals Importing Rice

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http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/languages/info.html

Animal quarantine information for travellers to Japan
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http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

Trade Control Policy-overview
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http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

CITES
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https://www.env.go.jp/en/recycle/basel_conv/f...

https://www.env.go.jp/en/recycle/basel_conv/f...

Basel Convention
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https://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/eff...

Wild Birds and Mammals

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http://www.biodic.go.jp/bch/index.html

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs

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http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/as.html

Invasive Alien Species Act
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https://www.env.go.jp/nature/kisho/kisei/en/s...

Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

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http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bun...

Procedures under the Food Sanitation Act

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http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bun...

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bun...

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/importan...

Procedures under the Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases

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http://www.pmda.go.jp/review-services/drug-re...

Procedures under the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices

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https://www.ncd.mhlw.go.jp/en/application.htm...

Application forms and documents required for licensing and notification on precursor chemicals of narcotics and psychotropics

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https://www.maff.go.jp/j/syouan/nouan/kome/k_...

Procedures under the Act on the Quality Control of Fertilizer

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https://www.maff.go.jp/j/nouyaku/export_impor...

Procedures under the Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Act

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http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/index.ht...

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/form02.h...

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/form07.h...

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/introduction/engl...

Procedures under the Plant Protection Act

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http://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki/...

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki/...

Procedures under the Act on Stabilization of Supply, Demand and Prices of Staple Food

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http://www.maff.go.jp/j/syouan/tikusui/yakuzi...

Procedures under the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices

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https://www.alic.go.jp/operation/livestock/da...

Procedures under the Act on Temporary Measures concerning Compensation Price for Producers of Milk for Manufacturing Use

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http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

Procedures under the Import/Export Trade Control Order

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http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

Procedures under the Act on Temporary Measures concerning Customs

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http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

Procedures under the CITES

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http://www.env.go.jp/nature/intro/1law/shiyou...

http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/as.html

Procedures under the Invasive Alien Species Act

Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/exp-imp/cust...

Customs Fee

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http://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/effo...

Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act: Article 23 and Order for Enforcement of Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act: Article 43 (Japanese) Protection and Control of Wild Birds and Mammals and Hunting Management Law: Article 25.1-5, 26.1-3 and 7.

Other related border agencies

http://www.biodic.go.jp/bch/index.html

Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs.

Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/mizugiwa/kinshi.htm

Restrictions or Prohibitions - Goods with Prohibitions, Controls and Restrictions (Importation)

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Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law Articles 2 and 15-4

Other related border agencies Fertilizer Regulation Act Articles 4.3, 16-2.1, 22.1 and 33-2.1
Other related border agencies Plant Protection Act Articles 6, 7
Other related border agencies Domestic Animal Infectious Control Law Articles 36, 38 and 42
Other related border agencies Rabies Prevention Law Article 7
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Food Sanitation Act - Articles 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 26, 27 and 68

Other related border agencies Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases Articles 54, 56-2, 56-4, 56-12 and 56-17
Other related border agencies Act on Safety Assurance and Quality Improvement of Feeds Article 4
Other related border agencies Law for Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food Article 6
Other related border agencies Act on the Protection of Fishery Resources Articles 13-2.1, 13-3 and 13-4
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Act on Securing Quality, Efficiency and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices -

Articles 55-2, 56, 56-2, 57, 65, 68-20, 76-4, 76-6, 76-6-2, 80.1-5, 83-2 and 83-2-2

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Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Act - Articles 13, 17, 50-8, 50-11, 50-27, 50-28, 50-29, 50-30, 50-31 and 50-32

Other related border agencies Cannabis Control Act Article 4
Other related border agencies Stimulants Control Act Articles 13, 30-2, 30-3, 30-4, 30-5, 30-6 and 30-6-2
Other related border agencies Opium Control Act Article 6
Other related border agencies Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act Articles 3 and 3-2
Other related border agencies Invasive Alien Species Act Articles 7 and 23
Other related border agencies Wildlife Protection, Control and Hunting Management Act Article 25.1-5, 26.1-3 and 7
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Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs Article 4.1, 9, 16, 27 and 28

Other related border agencies Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Article 15.1
Other related border agencies The Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices Articles 83-9 and 84.18-23, 26 and 27
Other related border agencies Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Act Articles 64, 65, 66-3, 72 and 73-2
Other related border agencies Cannabis Control Act Article 24
Other related border agencies Stimulants Control Act Articles 41 and 41-3
Other related border agencies Opium Control Act Article 51
Other related border agencies Invasive Alien Species Act Article 32.3 and 33.5
Other related border agencies Wildlife Protection, Control and Hunting Management Act Article 83.4, 84.5 and 86.1
Other related border agencies Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs Article 39 and 42
Other related border agencies Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Article 57.2
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/shiryo/batsujo.htm

Penalty Provisions

Other related border agencies Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law Article 17
Other related border agencies Fertilizer Regulation Act Article 36 and 37
Other related border agencies Plant Protection Act Articles 39, 40, 41 and 42
Other related border agencies Domestic Animal Infectious Control Law Articles 63, 64 and 66
Other related border agencies Rabies Prevention Law Article 26
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Food Sanitation Act - Articles 81, 82, 83, 85 and 88

Other related border agencies Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases Article 77
Other related border agencies Act on Safety Assurance and Quality Improvement of Feeds Articles 67.1 and 70.2
Other related border agencies Law for Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food Articles 18.1 and 19.1
Other related border agencies Act on the Protection of Fishery Resources Articles 36-2, 37.1, 37.2, 39, 40.1 and 41
Other related border agencies Act on Stabilization of Supply, Demand and Prices of Staple Food Article 62
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Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices -

Articles 83-9 and 84.19-25, 26 and 27

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Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Act - Articles 64, 65, 66-3, 72 and 73-2

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Cannabis Control Act - Article 24


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Stimulants Control Act - Articles 41 and 41-3


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Opium Control Act - Article 51


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Invasive Alien Species Act - Article 32.3 and 33.5


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Wildlife Protection, Control and Hunting Management Act - Article 83.4, 84.5 and 86.1


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Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs -

Article 39 and 42


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Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Article 57.2

Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/c-answer_e/s...

Protest Procedures against the Disposition of the Customs Authority
Other related border agencies Administrative Appeal Act. Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act Article 20
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/epa/index.ht...

Free Trade Agreement/Economic Partnership Agreement
Other related border agencies

https://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/economy/fta/ind...

Agreements

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