The Submission of "Declaration of Personal effects and Unaccompanied articles" card for Customs declaration and Electronic Customs Declaration Gates (e-Gates) on the entry of Japan

From February 1st 2008, all people entering Japan must present a "Declaration of personal effects and Unaccompanied articles" card to the customs inspector upon their arrival. This declaration card aims to help prevent terrorism and smuggling by various international criminal organizations, and also allows passengers to clear Japanese customs inspections smoothly.

For details, please refer to the Japanese Customs Website.

Also Electronic Customs Declaration Gates (e-Gates) are available at below 6 Airports (Terminal) from 27th July, 2020. For details, please refer to the information page of Japanese Customs Website.

Available Airports (Terminal)
  • Narita International Airport (Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3)
  • Haneda Airport (Terminal 3)
  • Kansai International Airport (Terminal 1 North Wing, and Terminal 2)
  • Chubu Centrair International Airport (Terminal 1)
  • Fukuoka Airport
  • New Chitose Airport

You may also use & present A4 sized declaration form downloaded from below URL on the inspection of Japan Customs.

One declaration card per family is permitted.

August 14 2020
Japan Airlines