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currency exchange: 1 USD = 108.69JPY
Import VAT: 5.00%
Duty Free Limit: 50 JPY
Check actual shipping rates for any weight upto 130 lbs and all available carriers to Japan by entering weight and possibly dimensions of your package into form in the left column.
Remember: dimensions are crucial for all carriers except for USPS where you just have to fit into dimensional and weight limit.
USPS conditions and limitations
Customs limitations and Duty Free Info
All goods entering Japan must clear Customs and are subject to Duty and Consumption Tax assessment unless the goods are duty or tax exempt by law. Duties are usually an "ad valorem" rate (a percentage) that is applied to the transaction value (in Japanese Yen) of the imported goods. However, some goods are dutiable at a specific rate of duty (so many yen per piece, kilo, liter, etc.) and others at a compound rate of duty (a combination of both ad valorem and specific rates). Rates of duty vary based on commodity type and country of origin and are available in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of Japan. Although the maximum rate is 60% of CIF value, duties are usually between 3-15%. Consumption Tax is 5%. Duty is based on the transaction cost of the goods plus the cost of insurance, freight value and associated charges such as brokers fees, commissions, etc. Consumption Tax is payable on the sum of the cost, insurance, freight value and duty amount payable.