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9302 Return of Cash, Securities and Other Properties Left by Repatriated Persons (FAQ)


  Customs returns cash, securities and other properties left by repatriated persons.
  The properties kept in the customs offices include money in cash, securities and others that persons returned to Japan after the war had left at the customs office or shipping authority of the port of entry and/or money in cash, securities and others that had been left in trust with the consulate by Japanese residents abroad and that were later returned to Japan.
  A Certificate of Safekeeping issued by the customs or shipping authority or Certificate of Receipt issued by the consulate is required to have the relevant properties returned. Even if there is no such document, items may be returned if the ownership is clear. Since any family member of the owner may apply for return, please feel free to contact the nearest customs office if you know anything about the relevant properties.

Service division in charge of return at each Customs Office

Customs NameDivision NamePostal codeAddressTelephone
Hakodate CustomsEnforcement Department,
Supervisory Entry Inspector
040-856124-4, Kaigan-cho, Hakodate-shi0138-40-4244
Tokyo CustomsEnforcement Department, Personal Division135-86152-7-11, Aomi, Koto-ku03-3599-6279
Yokohama CustomsCustoms Clearance Department,
Customs Counselor
231-84011-6-2, Shinkou, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi045-212-6000
Nagoya CustomsEnforcement Department,
Enforcement Customs Clearance division
455-85352-3-12, Irifune, Minato-ku, Nagoya-shi052-654-4060
Osaka CustomsEnforcement Department,
Enforcement Co-ordination Division
552-00222-1-4, Kaigan-street, Minato-
ku, Osaka-shi
06-6576-3115
Kobe CustomsEnforcement Department,
Special inspector (1st)
650-004112-1, Shinko-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi078-333-3122
Moji CustomsEnforcement Department,
Special inspector (1st)
801-85111-3-10, Nishi-kaigan, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi050-3530-8346
Nagasaki CustomsCustoms Clearance Department,
Customs Counselor
850-08621-36, Dejima-machi, Nagasaki-shi0120-828-680




For consultations on customs procedures, please contact the nearest Customs Counselor.
Please see No. 9301 for inquiries.