The Introduction of International Tourist Tax in Japan
Please be informed that an International Tourist Tax will be introduced as follows.
Applicable to tickets issued on/after January 7, 2019 (Mon) and for travel on/after January 7, 2019 (Mon).
- *The tax will be collected on the ticket together with fares upon ticketing.
- *The tax is also applicable when a ticket issued before the above effective date is changed on/after the effective date.
Tax Amount (all airports in Japan)
International Departures: JPY 1,000 (consumption tax not applicable)
- *Common amount for adult and child passengers.
- *Passengers who transit/transfer from an international flight to another international flight within 24 hours will be exempted from this tax when the transit/transfer occurs on the same ticket.
Please refer to the website of the National Tax Agency for more details.
National Tax Agency official website
December 13, 2018