Contact information of the enquiry points



Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare


For food safety, measures against infectious diseases, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Address: 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8916, Japan International Affairs Division, Minister’s Secretariat
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries





Address: 1-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8950, Japan Plant Protection Station
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


For inquiries regarding Security Export Control issues
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


Office of Trade Licensing for Wild Animal and Plants, Trade Licensing Division, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau (as Management Authority (for issuance of a certificate of import/export permission) under the CITES).
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


For inquiries regarding issues other than Security Export Control
Ministry of the Environment


+81-3-3581-3351 (MOE main number)

Address: 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8975, Japan
Ministry of the Environment - Wildlife Division, Nature Conservation Bureau


For Protection and Control of Wild Birds and Mammals and Hunting Management Law, Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs, Invasive Alien Species Act and Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Ministry of the Environment


Office of Waste Disposal Management, Waste Management Bureau (as Competent authority under the Basel Convention).
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - International Trade Division, Economic Affairs Bureau


For general issues on the Agreement on Trade Facilitation.