Customs and Quarantine

Bringing Animals to Japan

You must plan ahead if you intend to bring animals to Japan. In particular dogs and cats must have an identification microchip and documented rabies vaccinations long before entering Japan. For species-specific information, click hereoutside. For more general information, see the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ Quarantine Service website hereoutside or for FAQs by species, click hereoutside.

Bringing Plants to Japan

Information about bringing plants to Japan outside

Importing Medication for Personal Use

Information on bringing medications to Japan outside

Japan Customs Procedures

Japan Customs Website outside
Duty free allowances for items brought to Japan outside
Japan Customs FAQ's outside