What Food Can I Bring Into Japan?

What food can you bring into Japan?

It is usually not necessary to declare store-bought canned, bottled or packaged food items that are highly processed and do not contain any meat.

Some examples may include crackers, dried pasta, candy, jam, tea or coffee.

Oh the other hand, some products may be prohibited for import depending on the origin of contents.

What can you not bring to Japan?

Don’t Bring These Restricted Items to Japan

  • Certain fresh fruits or vegetables & soil.
  • Certain types of ham, sausage & bacon.
  • Items made from CITES-listed species.
  • Illegal drugs.
  • Weapons such as guns & explosives.
  • Fake products.
  • Uncensored adult videos or books & child pornography.
  • Counterfeit money & credit cards.

Can you bring snacks into Japan?

We take cereals and snacks all the time to Japan and never been questioned. Just be careful with fresh food, esp meat products, fruit and vegetables (must be taken to the quarantine at the border and approved).

Can I bring nuts into Japan?

Fresh Products: You should avoid bringing fresh fruit, vegetable or meat* products to Japan. Most types of nuts (with the exception of walnuts, which are prohibited) may be brought into Japan, particularly if they are salted, dried, or roasted.