Japan to Switzerland
Country Regulations Topics:
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Switzerland.
All import, export, re-export and introduction from the sea of species covered by the Convention has to be authorized through a licensing system.
Shipper needs to provide the following documentation:
Invoice with the scientific name and CITES certificate.
Additional charges will be applicable. Products of animals or plants subject to CITES can only be accepted under a special contract for International Special Commodities (ISC).
For all other knives, an importation permit may be required. The importation permit can be obtained at the Federal Police Headquarters in Bern, Switzerland - phone ++41 31 324 54 00.
Living plants imported from the EU require a certificate from authorized traders or producers only (so called 'Plant Passport').
Tobacco products are subject to excise duty. The exact description and amount of each tobacco product is required. Missing information may cause an import delay.
Please note Tobacco is not allowed to be sent to town of Samnaun.