Japan to Vietnam
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In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Vietnam.
Foreigners, (for example, expatriates, long term visitors or tourists are not allowed to import alcoholic beverages regardless of value and quantity.
Import license is required if receiver is a company with below import duty and tax:
Commercial shipments will require import license. This includes shipments with more than (1) cell phone.
Shipments of clothing (more than 2 pieces) and Textiles with length of over 25m are subjected to Formaldehyde testing. A testing fee will be incurred. Expect delay of between 3 to 5 days.
An Import Licence is required.
Shipment can be imported as personal gift if and only if consignee is able to prove that shipment is not for commercial purpose.
The UPS Store, Mail Boxes Etc., UPS Customer Center and ISC approved shipper will be required to identify personal effect shipments on the shipping label by placing "ISC-Personal Effects" in the Reference Field of a UPS "smart" label or in the Special Instructions Field of a UPS waybill. They must also clearly indicate 'Personal Effects' shipment on the Commercial Invoice.
Personal Effects are classified as used items (owned for a minimum of 6 months) intended for the consignee's personal use. Any items intended for any other use, such as wholesale or retail sales, business purposes, or for distribution are not considered personal effects and cannot be shipped on this basis. "Personal Effects" must be clearly stated on the invoice and goods description.
All of the following documents must be scanned into DIS/SIR and originals on the package:
Any items intended for any other use, such as wholesale or retail sales, business purposes, or for distribution are not considered personal effects and cannot be shipped on this basis.
Excisable goods (for example, perfume, alcoholic drinks, tobacco), medicine and perishable food cannot be cleared as personal effects.
Personal effects shipments are not allowed in combination with Return Services.
Personal effects sending as unaccompanied baggage must have "Un-accompanied Personal Effects Declaration". Consignee can obtain this declaration at the inbound border gate. Declaration will be submitted to customs together with passport for clearance.
Foreigners, (for example, expatriates, long term visitors or tourists) are not allowed to import tobacco products regardless of value and quantity.