Living in Japan
Customs & Quarantine
- Bringing Medicine into Japan – Are you taking medicines into Japan? Please note some medicines are highly restricted (codeine, morphine) or illegal to import into Japan (Pseudoephedrine, Dexamphetamine).
- Customs – Will you be taking goods exceeding duty free allowances? Other items like alcohol, perfume, cigarettes, commercial goods and large amounts of cash?
- Quarantine – Passengers bringing plants and plant products (including fruits, vegetables, and seeds) or animals and animals products (including meat products, milk, eggs) into Japan must have them inspected at the Plant and Animal Quarantine counter and have relevant certification/documentation.
- Food – Will you be taking any food into Japan? Highly processed foods (Tim tams, biscuits, tea, lollies etc…) generally don’t need an inspection and you can go straight through customs but if you are unsure, please check with the relevant Quarantine station.
- Vaccinations – Do you require any vaccinations before you go to Japan? Generally speaking, no vaccinations are required when travelling to Japan, however you may want to be vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis or Measles if recommended by your doctor.
||U22/ Level 2
111 Colin Street
West Perth WA 6005
PO Box 1915
West Perth WA 6872
Consular and Visa Reception Opening Hours (Visa/ Consular Enquiries)
General Reception Opening Hours
Information and Culture Section （Japanese Culture, Japanse Language Education, Tourism in Japan, etc.）
*Inquiries concerning passports, visas, certificates, police clearances etc., WILL NOT be answered by email, and should be made by telephone to the Consular and Visa Section on 9480 1800.
Please note that the office will be closed on Public Holidays as well as on some Japanese Public Holidays.