Prohibitions Items that infringe on patent rights, utility model rights, design rights, trademark rights, copyrights, neighboring rights, or layout design rights. Narcotics, unless the intended recipient has received prior permission from the competent authority in the prefecture in which that person resides. Banknotes; securities payable to bearer; coins, gold bullion; bills of exchange; letters of credit; and other payment orders are subject to the conditions laid down in the law concerning foreign exchange and trade control. Firearms, including handguns, pistols, machine guns, and rifles; other types of weapons, including daggers, swords, spears, and switch blade knives; and the components of firearms and weapons may not be imported into Japan unless the intended recipient has received prior permission from the competent authority i. Meat products are prohibited unless accompanied by an inspection certificate issued by the U.
Japan Post suspends delivery of international mail to 153 countries
Jump to navigation. The approximately 24, post offices in Japan offer a variety of services including the collection and sending of postal items such as letters, parcels, post cards, postal orders and registered mail both within Japan and overseas. Japanese post offices also offer banking and insurance. The ATMs in Japanese post offices can be used to withdraw money using a foreign issued credit card or cash card.
As of January 1, , we will no longer accept postal items addressed to the USA with handwritten labels. Learn more. Please note that we cannot indicate the number of delivery days for some countries or regions due to their state of affairs.