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Prohibited items when entering Japan

Prohibited items when entering Japan

List of banned items when entering Japan


1. Items banned from bringing to Japan
If you bring one of the following items, you will be stopped at the airport and may not be able to continue flight to Japan:
 Types of destructive explosives: bombs, mines, artillery, ...
Flammable substances: gas, alcohol, gasoline, paint, ...
Toxic chemicals, corrosive substances, infectious, oxidizing, ...
Briefcases, bags, safes, things with alarm devices, ...
 Things are prohibited to transport according to the regulations of the areas that the aircraft passes
Some types of liquids like paint, poison.
Some types of batteries, batteries.
Some heating objects such as flashlights, hair curlers (unless the battery is removed)

Note: If you bring a device containing a Lithium battery like a phone, computer, or camera, you need to know:

- There is no battery restriction below 101Wh (eg in mobile phones, or laptops)

- All removable batteries must be removed and stored in hand luggage.

- Batteries in checked baggage must be turned OFF / OFF to prevent unexpected activation.

- The batteries from 101Wh to 160Wh (as in medical devices) must receive the airline's approval

For the question, can I bring my phone to the plane? The answer is yes, but the Galaxy Note 8 phone is banned completely due to many previous fire and explosion incidents.

Prohibited items when entering Japan

2. Liquids banned from bringing to Japan
Since May 1, 2016, the Japanese government has absolutely not allowed to bring any liquid in addition to the following substances:
 Medications (Write full name and address of doctor and passenger)
 Milk, food for babies (There are babies accompanying)
Beverages, alcohol, perfume, cosmetics, ... purchased at airports

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Note: All carry liquids must be stored in tightly sealed glass containers; These must be placed in a transparent plastic bag, each carrying only one bag.

3. Types of food prohibited to enter Japan
Fresh food is prohibited from entering Japan
- Poultry: ducks, chickens, geese, geese, birds, ...

- Cattle: pigs, cows, ... frozen or cooked

- Foods from processed meat: sausage, spring rolls, spring rolls, sausage, ...

 - Bone, fat, skin, blood, hair, horn, clogs, tendons, ...
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- Eggs (including eggshells)

 - Milk (not for babies)

- Types of cakes such as banh chung, banh gio, ...
Some vegetables - fruits - fruits are not allowed to be brought to Japan:
Mango, mangosteen, jackfruit, dragon fruit, custard apple, pink, longan, litchi, guava, mango, grapefruit, orange, plum, papaya, doi, persimmon, milk breast, butter, apple, star fruit, peach, prun ri, melon, rambutan, apple apple, ornamental flower pot or flower pot with soil, ....
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan


In particular, from 1 June 2019 to protect the country's agricultural sector from disease and avoid illegal trade, Japan banned all types of imported food, food, and vegetables into Japan if not quarantined.


Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan
4. Dangerous baggage is prohibited from being carried on board aircraft (may be left in checked baggage)
Items owned by passengers can be considered as weapons or dangerous items including:
All knives, including hunting and other knives.
Sword, swords of all kinds.
Batons, broken arm or similar items.
Any tool or item that is normally not considered a dangerous item but may become dangerous depending on the intended use such as stone clamps, razors, scissors, pliers ...

Checklist of prohibited items when entering Japan

Battery types except batteries for personal items such as watches, cameras, phones, etc. For lithium batteries with a capacity of 100 - 160 Wh, they can only carry a maximum of 2, and must Covered carefully to avoid short circuit.
5. Items that are restricted by shipping
Fragile objects such as glassware, crockery, ...
Other items with a characteristic smell and discomfort will not be transported if not closed, make sure there is no smell outside, up to 3 liters or 3kg of liquid and 0.5kg for other items.
Electronics such as cameras, ipads, laptops, ...
Valuables such as money, housing documents, negotiation contracts, personal jewelry, ...
Other items according to regulations of countries and territories over which aircraft fly.