Documents required to export from Japan

Documentation in Japan for Export


How many documents required in Japan to export goods? What is the certification process to export to Japan? What are the documentation procedures as an exporter in Japan?


Information provided here describes about documents required for export from Japan.


In many cases, the documentation may also vary depending on the country of origin or destination. Thus, documents may have to be prepared in a particular way to comply with the requirements of the import or export country.

The documents required for export from Japan is based on the product exporting from Japan, multilateral, bilateral or unilateral trade agreements, and other trade policies of Japan government.  The export documents required in Japan also depends up on the nature of goods exporting (General goods, Personal effects, Dangerous goods, Livestock etc.), regular trade policy of Japan Government,   specific goods exporting from Japan (Arms and ammunition, health products, food products, chemicals etc.)


The procedure of documentation to export goods in a country is almost similar in all countries worldwide.  Certificates and license required for exportation of goods and services is uniformed by all WTO countries in almost all areas.  Detailed information on documentation for export in a country is explained in detail as separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


Documents required for exports



This post explains about various documents that every exporter need to be submitted with the Japan Customs Authority.

The following details also clarify:


Export documentation in CHIBA port customs.  What are the documents required to export in HACHINOHE .  What are the export document processes need to carried out with HAKATA customs.  Required documents to export in SHIMIZU port.  Customs documentation requirements to export at HITACHI port.  Documents required to be submitted with  KINAWA  customs for exportation.   Documentation procedures for export at IWAKI customs.  What are the documents need to be submitted to export at NIIGATA O port customs. Which documents should I provide at OSAKA customs port location for export.  Documents need to export cargo  from  SAKAI port customs location. 

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