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Import/Export

Japan to India

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Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

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

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

An Invoice with adequate description and country of origin is required,along with Certificate of Origin and Import license/permit.

Any form of arms and ammunition is strictly prohibited including any form of toy gun or gun replica.
Emirates and Lufthansa (used by UPS to ship to and from Mumbai, India) have an embargo on Lithium Ion Battery type UN3480 (PI 965 ).
Shipments of Lithium Metal Batteries are prohibited on Emirates Airlines flights which UPS uses to this destination country.

Alternative arrangements are in place, but expect transit delays if the normal planned flow of the package is via Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Time in Transit may be extended due to solution found.

Maps depicting incorrect India boundaries are prohibited.
Passports can only be sent to an Embassy in India.
Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
Shipments of seeds require a No-Objection Certificate from the Plant and Quarantine Office.
Shipments of used electrical & electronic equipment (for example, used computers, CRT, RAM, electrical or electronic assemblies and etc.) require a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Ministry of Environment & Forest (MOEF). The Consignee is responsible for the application of the NOC.
India prohibts importation of used items of any nature, whether for personal, commercial or professional use unless consignee is able to obtain a Special Import License (SIL) granted by the Director General of Foreign Trade in India.

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