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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 (760ml as a bottle)
  2. Tobacco products: Up to 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 10 individual packages of Heat-not-Burn tobacco and 250 g of other tobacco products.
    However, if you have more than one kind of tobacco product, the total allowance is 250 g.
    *Until 30st September 2021, the allowance will be reduced as follows; Up to 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars, 20 individual packages of Heat-not-Burn tobacco and 500 g of other tobacco products will be allowed.
  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 treated as duty-free and is not included in the calculation of the total overseas market value of ¥200,000.
    In addition, there is no duty-free allowance for articles worth more than ¥200,000 each.
  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.
  6. If you have both accompanied and unaccompanied articles, the duty-free allowance noted above is applied to the total quantity of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and perfume, and total overseas market value of other articles.

 Persons under 20 years old are not granted 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.

 

 


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