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7104 Duty-Free Allowance for Accompanied Personal Effects of Overseas Travelers (FAQ)


  As for accompanied and unaccompanied articles of overseas travelers that are regarded as being for personal use, the duty-free allowance per adult is as follows.
 
  1. Alcoholic beverages: Up to three bottles, in which a bottle contains approximately 760ml.
  2. Tobacco products: Up to 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, or 250 g of other tobacco products.
    However, if you have more than one kind of tobacco product, the total allowance is 250 g.
    Japanese-made tobacco products can be imported free of duty separately from foreign-made tobacco products. The allowance is 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, or 250 g of other tobacco products.
  3. Perfume: Up to 2 ounces (approximately 56ml).
  4. The total overseas market value of all articles other than the above items must be under ¥200,000.
    In this case, any item whose overseas market value is under ¥10,000 is duty-free and is not included in the calculation of the total overseas market value of ¥200,000.
  5. When applying the duty-free allowance for rice (100 kg per year), please submit a "Report for the Import of Rice (Copy for Customs)” which was confirmed by the District Agricultural Office or other relevant authority to Customs.

  Persons under 20 years old are granted no allowances of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.
  Children under 6 years old are not granted allowances except for items that are clearly regarded as for children, such as toys.
  Please refer to the “Brochure for Overseas Travelers” for details.
  The code number is 9003.
 




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