Many people make international moves for work-related purposes. Then there are some that make these moves for school or personal reasons. Some people are planning this move to be permanent, and some are only doing it for a short amount of time. No matter what the timelines are for you, Sea & Air International can help you get it done successfully.
We Can Help You Move To Japan
When you get the news that your job is taking you to Japan, you may panic at first. This means a lot of changes are coming your way. An international move is exciting, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t nervous. Our team is here to calm your nerves and make this transition as simple as possible.
Sea & Air International is a professional company that can provide you with the information you need to make this a successful move. From point A to point B, we will be by your side. Some of the ways that we do that are:
- Information On Personal Documents Needed
- Information On Pet Health and Vaccination Records Needed
- Information On Vehicle Registration, Title, and Other Documents Needed
- Information On Restricted, Dutiable, and Prohibited Items
Japan Is A Great Country
Japan is a highly-populated area in East Asia. There is a population that is greater than 125 million people. The capital of Japan is Tokyo, which is a highly visited area. A popular trend in this country is flower arranging and calligraphy.
A trendy food choice, sushi, originated in Japan. Some of the fun and exciting activities that you can find are sumo wrestling, visiting Tokyo Sky Street, seeing the cherry blossom trees, and so much more. Sea & Air International is always happy to help people move to Japan and other countries.
Questions That Are Frequently Asked
Questions are a big part of international moves. People need to know any information that they can possibly know before moving to Japan. That way, you are fully informed. Some of the many questions that we get are:
Will Sea & Air Move My Vehicle?
Yes, you can take your vehicle along with you when you move to Japan. There are papers and documents that you will need when you do so, but Sea & Air International can help you move your vehicle.
What Do I Need For My Vehicle When Taking It To Japan?
There are many different types of information that you need when you move internationally. When it comes to your vehicle, you will need the following:
- Original Passport
- Proof Of Ownership
- Original Bill of Lading
- Vehicle Registration
- Purchase Receipt
- Certificate Of Insurance
- And More
We Are Here To Help
Sea & Air International is a moving company that helps people move abroad. Whether it is a temporary or permanent move, we can help you through this process. Call us today to get scheduled and any additional information you need.
PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED GOODS
Firearms, swords, narcotics, pornographic magazines/photographs/films, pictures or sculptures, special animals, and vegetables (animal and vegetable quarantine to be required).
“Declaration of Accompanied Personal Effects and Unaccompanied Articles” supplied on the airplane or at the arrival airport. This form must be declared to airport customs and must be authorized with a customs officer’s stamp. The “Declaration” should be completed by the property owner in filling up the items/number of packages, and so forth. This Declaration is required by a customs officer at clearance. (Very important and only one chance to declare).
Passport Copy – face, more than one year stay visa in Japan, and an entry dated stamp for the proof of above declaration.
Packing List (inventory) in English or Japanese.
Keys if suitcases or trunks are locked.
Disembarkment / Arrival Stamp
Limit for exemption of import duty (per adult) – Combines quantity for both accompanied and unaccompanied baggage lump sum.
Alcoholic beverage : 3 bottles
Cigars: 100 pieces for non-residents (in case there is no other kind of tobacco)
Cigarettes: 400 pieces for non-resident (id.)
Pipe tobacco etc.: 500 gs for non-resident (in case there are more than 2 kinds of tobacco, up to 500gs. in total weight) Perfume: 2 oz.
Tax on Alcohol
Whisky: ¥600/bottle (750 cc)
Gin/Liquor: ¥375/bottle (750 cc)
Wine: ¥150/bottle (750 cc)
Brandy: ¥560/bottle (700 cc)
Motor Vehicles (Also motorbikes)
Qualified tax-free entry per family provided that:
Working Visa in Japan.
C-5360-2 was declared.
Registration certificate by shipper name.
Bill of Sale or receipt.
Alien Registration Card
Customs Form 1280 (3 copies)
After customs clearance, the car must be modified to meet Japanese exhaust emission, and safety regulations said: “SHAKEN” (Japanese car registration) is very expensive for non-Japanese cars to be examined and registered.
Cats & Dogs
Need a certificate of vaccination, which must be dated not less than 30 days but not more than 6 months before entry into Japan. The period of stay at the Animal Quarantine kennel at the Airport for inspection is 14 days but may differ according to the country of origin, plus the health certificate.
Making a false or misleading statement to the Authorities is an offense and may involve heavy penalties. Drug trafficking is against the law, and severe penalties apply
Important: This information is intended for general guidance. Sea & Air International cannot, however, take responsibility for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. As such, it is advisable to contact the nearest Australian customs office for full and current information prior to importation.