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Tax-free shops in Japan have received qualification of tax-free shop (place of sale for export products) from the government. Items are processed appropriately based on law.
This tax-free service is limited to non-resident foreign tourists.
Flow of the tax-free shopping process
【Cashier checkout】Upon presentation of a passport or other document at the time of purchase, payment is made minus consumption tax.
【Bulk tax-free counter】Purchases must be made with consumption tax included and processed at the designated tax-free processing batch counter on the same day. Present the purchased items, receipt, and passport to receive a refund for the consumption tax.
Duty Free Shopping
Pay the amount exclusive of tax, present your passport or other documents, and receive the merchandise.
“Purchase at the cash register for the amount including tax. Receive the merchandise.
Present the purchased items, receipt, and passport at the tax-free processing batch counter on the same day and receive a cash refund for the amount of consumption tax.”
Receive an explanation of the necessary information from the store of purchase.
Electronic Transmission of Purchase Record Information→
Be sure to present your passport
In principle, goods purchased duty-free must be carried out of the country in person.
Once through customs, the duty-free procedure is complete.
←Electronic Transmission of Purchase Record Information
departure from a country
For shopping within
Total price of
exceeding 5,000 yen but below 500,000 yen (tax excluded).
Total price for
exceeding 5,000 yen
Total price for
consumable items＋general items
exceeding 5,000 yen but below 500,000 yen
food, fruits, cosmetics, Japanese liquor, drinks, pharmaceutical products
folk crafts, watches, jewelry, clothing, kimonos, bags, shoes, cameras, household electrical appliances
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