Japan

Publication of information for governments and traders


Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/summary/inde...

http:// http://www.customs.go.jp/english/index.htm

Customs Procedures
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/law/customsf...

Customs Form
Other related border agencies

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/imported...

Imported Foods Inspection Services Home Page
Other related border agencies

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/importan...

Imported Foods Inspection Services Home Page
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/policy/health-m...

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/policy/health-...

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
Other related border agencies

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/importan...

Notification System for the Importation of Animals
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/index.htm

Procedures for importation, exportation and transit
Other related border agencies

http://www.pmda.go.jp/english/review-services...

Accreditation of Foreign Manufacturers
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/introduction/engl...

Plant quarantine
Other related border agencies

http://www.pmda.go.jp/files/000152964.pdf

Overview Guidance of GMP Compliance Inspection for Foreign Manufacturers
Other related border agencies

http://www.nco.go.jp/shinsei.html (Japanese)

Application for licensing and notification on Narcotics, Psychotropics and related chemicals
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/product/imp...

Bring animal products into Japan from overseas
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english/product/exp...

Take out animal products from Japan
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/languages/info.html

Animal quarantine information for travellers to Japan
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http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/information/langu...

Plant quarantine information for travellers to Japan
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki/...

For Individuals Importing Rice
Other related border agencies

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

Trade Control Policy-overview
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http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/externa...

CITES
Other related border agencies

https://www.env.go.jp/en/recycle/basel_conv/f...

https://www.env.go.jp/en/recycle/basel_conv/...

Basel Convention
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https://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/eff...

Wild Birds and Mammals
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https://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/eff...

Wild Birds and Mammals
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http://www.biodic.go.jp/bch/index.html (Japa...

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs
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http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/as.html

Invasive Alien Species Act
Other related border agencies

http://shinsei.e-gov.go.jp/search/servlet/Pro...

Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Other related border agencies

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bun...

Procedures under the Food Sanitation Law
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http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bun...

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bu...

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/import...

Procedures under the Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases
Other related border agencies

http://www.pmda.go.jp/review-services/drug-re...

Procedures under the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices
Other related border agencies

http://www.nco.go.jp/report/pdf/report.pdf (...

Application forms and documents required for licensing and notification on precursor chemicals of narcotics and psychotropics
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http://www.maff.go.jp/j/kokuji_tuti/tuti/t000...

Procedures under the Fertilizer Regulation Act
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/nouyaku/n_kaisei/h141...

Procedures under the Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/english

Animal quarantine
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/ukraine/ind...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/australia/...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/russia/ind...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/eu/index.h...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/export/bra...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/swiss/inde...

http://www.jfa.maff.go.jp/j/kakou/nz/index.h...

Information on export of fishery products (only Japanese)
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

http://www.alic.go.jp/english/what.html

http://www.alic.go.jp/r-nyuseihin/raku01_000...

Importing and selling of daily products
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

http://www.alic.go.jp/english/what.html

http://www.alic.go.jp/t-yunyu/tochosei02_000...

http://sugar.alic.go.jp/japan/data/j_html/j_...

http://www.alic.go.jp/operation/starch/opera...

http://www.alic.go.jp/starch/japan/data/jdat...

http://www.alic.go.jp/starch/japan/data/koku...

Purchasing and selling back of imported sugar, starch and corn
Ministry of Environment

http://www.env.go.jp/en/recycle/basel_conv/Fo...

Hazardous wastes under the Basel Convention
Ministry of Environment

http://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/effo...

Wild Birds and Mammals
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/index.ht...

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/form02....

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/law/form/form07...

http://www.maff.go.jp/pps/j/introduction/en...

Procedures under the Plant Protection Act
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki/...

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/seisaku_tokatu/boeki...

Procedures under the Act on Stabilization of Supply, Demand and Prices of Staple Food
Other related border agencies

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/syouan/tikusui/yakuzi...

Procedures under the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices
Other related border agencies

https://www.alic.go.jp/operation/livestock/da...

Procedures under the Act on Temporary Measures concerning Compensation Price for Producers of Milk for Manufacturing Use
Other related border agencies

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_econom...

Procedures under the Import/Export Trade Control Order
Other related border agencies

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy...

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_econom...

Procedures under the Act on Temporary Measures concerning Customs
Other related border agencies

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/external...

http://www.meti.go.jp/english/policy/externa...

Procedures under the CITES
Other related border agencies

http://www.env.go.jp/nature/intro/1law/shiyou...

http:// http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/as.html

Procedures under the Invasive Alien Species Act
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/exp-imp/cust...

Customs Fee
Other related border agencies

http://www.env.go.jp/nature/choju/effort/effo...

Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act: Article 23 and Order for Enforcement of Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act: Article 43 (Japanese) Protection and Control of Wild Birds and Mammals and Hunting Management Law: Article 25.1-5, 26.1-3 and 7.
Other related border agencies

http://www.biodic.go.jp/bch/index.html (Japan...

Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs.
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/mizugiwa/kinshi.htm ...

Restrictions or Prohibitions - Goods with Prohibitions, Controls and Restrictions (Importation)
Other related border agencies Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law Articles 2 and 15-4
Other related border agencies Fertilizer Regulation Act Articles 4.3, 16-2.1, 22.1 and 33-2.1
Other related border agencies Plant Protection Act Articles 6, 7
Other related border agencies Domestic Animal Infectious Control Law Articles 36, 38 and 42
Other related border agencies Rabies Prevention Law Article 7
Other related border agencies Food Sanitation Law Articles 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 26, 27 and 62
Other related border agencies Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases Articles 54, 56-2, 56-4, 56-12 and 56-17
Other related border agencies Act on Safety Assurance and Quality Improvement of Feeds Article 4
Other related border agencies Law for Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food Article 6
Other related border agencies Act on the Protection of Fishery Resources Articles 13-2.1, 13-3 and 13-4
Other related border agencies The Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices Articles 55.2, 56, 57, 65, 65-6, 68-20, 76-4, 76-6, 76-6-2, 80.1-5, 83-2 and 83-2-2 Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Act Articles 13, 17, 50-8, 50-11, 50-27, 50-28, 50-30, 50-31 and 50-32
Other related border agencies Cannabis Control Act Article 4
Other related border agencies Stimulants Control Act Articles 13, 30-2, 30-3, 30-4, 30-5, 30-6 and 30-6-2
Other related border agencies Opium Control Act Article 6
Other related border agencies Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act Articles 3 and 3-2
Other related border agencies Invasive Alien Species Act Articles 7 and 23
Other related border agencies Wildlife Protection, Control and Hunting Management Act Article 25.1-5, 26.1-3 and 7
Other related border agencies Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs Article 4.1, 9, 16, 27 and 28
Other related border agencies Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Article 15.1
Other related border agencies The Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices Articles 83-9 and 84.18-23, 26 and 27
Other related border agencies Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Act Articles 64, 65, 66-3, 72 and 73-2
Other related border agencies Cannabis Control Act Article 24
Other related border agencies Stimulants Control Act Articles 41 and 41-3
Other related border agencies Opium Control Act Article 51
Other related border agencies Invasive Alien Species Act Article 32.3 and 33.5
Other related border agencies Wildlife Protection, Control and Hunting Management Act Article 83.4, 84.5 and 86.1
Other related border agencies Act on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of LMOs Article 39 and 42
Other related border agencies Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Article 57.2
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/shiryo/batsujo.htm ...

Penalty Provisions
Other related border agencies Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law Article 17
Other related border agencies Fertilizer Regulation Act Article 36 and 37
Other related border agencies Plant Protection Act Articles 39, 40, 41 and 42
Other related border agencies Domestic Animal Infectious Control Law Articles 63, 64 and 66
Other related border agencies Rabies Prevention Law Article 26
Other related border agencies Food Sanitation Law Articles 71, 72, 73, 75 and 78
Other related border agencies Act on Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients of Infectious Diseases Article 77
Other related border agencies Act on Safety Assurance and Quality Improvement of Feeds Articles 67.1 and 70.2
Other related border agencies Law for Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food Articles 18.1 and 19.1
Other related border agencies Act on the Protection of Fishery Resources Articles 36-2, 37.1, 37.2, 39, 40.1 and 41
Other related border agencies Act on Stabilization of Supply, Demand and Prices of Staple Food Article 62
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/epa/index.ht...

Free Trade Agreement/Economic Partnership Agreement
Other related border agencies

http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/trade_policy/epa...

Agreements
Customs

http://www.customs.go.jp/english/c-answer_e/s...

Protest Procedures against the Disposition of the Customs Authority
Other related border agencies Administrative Appeal Act. Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act Article 20