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Import/Export

Japan to South Korea

Country Regulations Topics:

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

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

Animal skins are prohibited.
Electronic Cigarette can only be shipped with an International Special Commodities (ISC) contract.

Shipment with battery and charger requires import permit under the provision of Electrical Appliances Safety Control Act. Products brochure review or physical inspection is required by Customs if there is no battery.

Any form of toy gun or gun replica is prohibited.
Shipments of knives require permission from the Police Department.
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.

Kitchen Waste Disposer
The environmental protection law prohibits kitchen waste disposers from importing into Korea.
Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
Any form of toy gun or gun replica is prohibited.
Traveler's checks are prohibited.

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