Question: Any prohibited items that cannot be shipped to?
Yes, there are items that cannot be shipped from Japan through EMS such as explosives and hazardous materials, Narcotics, live animals, pornographic materials, drugs, valuables. Those are basically prohibited to ship from japan.
|Category||Sub-category||Examples of nonmailable items|
|Explosives and hazardous materials||Gunpowers||Fireworks, firecrackers, ammunitions|
|Flammable liquids||Lighter fuel, paint|
|Compressed gasses||Fire extinguishers, aqualungs, dust removers (spray type), portable condensed oxygen, helium gas, gas stove burners for camping, gas for portable stoves, gas for lighters|
|flammable materials||Matches, lighters|
|Oxidizers||Bleach, peroxidative agents, oxygen generators for personal use|
|Oxidizers||Chloroform, insecticide transpirators (heat type)|
|Poisonous substances||Mercury, batteries|
|Radioactive substances||Plutonium, radium, uranium, caesium|
|Narcotics||Narcotics and psychotropic substances|
|Live animals||Live animals|
|Pornographic materials||Pornographic or immoral materials|
Please note that there are some times that cannot be sent via international post due to laws, treaties and other restrictions. Restrictions vary by country of destination. Please consult with local customs for prohibited items in details.
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- How much does it cost to ship my package?
- How long does it take for my package to get to my house?
- What is Repack Option?
- What is Consolidation Service?
- I would like to know about tax and duties.
- I would like to know where my package is at now.
- Can you insure my package when you ship?
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- Can you ship my package to other address in Japan?
- I want to buy an item from a merchant outside of Japan.
- How do you process my item when arrived at your warehouse?
- I would like to know international shipping fees and the service fee beforehand.
- I want to buy an item with the weight of over 30kg.