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Import/Export

Japan to Hong Kong

Country Regulations Topics:

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Hong Kong.

Import of Alcoholic beverages into Hong Kong is permitted via ISC contract service.

Imports of liquor with an alcoholic strength of not more than 30% by volume measured at a temperature of 20C will be duty free.

Shipments of medicine require an Import License.

Viagra and any dangerous drugs shipments consigned to individuals for personal consumption are prohibited and no import license will be issued by the Health Department in Hong Kong.

Please visit the following website for a list of dangerous drugs:

http://www.drugoffice.gov.hk/eps/root/en/pharmaceutical_trade/search_drug_database.html

Electronic Cigarettes can only be shipped with an International Special Commodities (ISC) contract.

An import Licence is required.

Any form of toy gun or gun replica is prohibited.
All types of Lithium Batteries are prohibited on Cathay Pacific flights (which UPS use for shipments to Hong Kong.)
Shipments of medicine require an Import License. Viagra and any dangerous drugs shipments consigned to individuals for personal consumption are prohibited and no import license will be issued by the Health Department in Hong Kong.

Please visit the following website for a list of dangerous drugs: http://www.drugoffice.gov.hk/eps/root/en/pharmaceutical_trade/search_drug_database.html

Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
Any form of smokeless tobacco product is prohibited.
Shipment of toy guns require an International Special Commodities (ISC) Contract. In addition, a Shipper Declaration to certify the toys muzzle energy is less than 2 joules is also required.

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