Please note that WEBUY does not take order, buy, sell or ship Prohibited or Restricted items as described below

Items prohibited by law in Japan:

  • Heroin, cocaine, MDMA, opium, cannabis, stimulants, psychotropic substances, and other narcotic drugs (excluding those designated by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Ordinance);
  • Firearms (pistols, etc.), ammunition (bullets) thereof, and pistol parts;
  • Explosives (dynamite, gunpowder, etc.) ;
  • Precursor materials for chemical weapons;
  • Germs which are likely to be used for bio-terrorism;
  • Counterfeit, altered, or imitation coins, paper money, bank notes, or securities, and forged credit cards;
  • Books, drawings, carvings, and any other article which may harm public safety or morals (obscene or immoral materials, e.g., pornography);
  • Child pornography; and
  • Articles which infringe upon intellectual property rights

Items prohibited by law to be sent by mail in Japan:

CategorySub-categoryExamples of Nonmailable Articles
Explosives and hazardous materialsGunpowersFireworks, firecrackers, ammunitions
Flammable liquidsLighter fuel, paint
Compressed gassesFire extinguishers, aqualungs, dust removers (spray type), portable condensed oxygen, helium gas, gas stove burners for camping, gas for portable stoves, gas for lighters
Flammable materialsMatches, lighters
OxidizersBleach, peroxidative agents, oxygen generators for personal use
OxidizersChloroform, insecticide transpirators (heat type)
Poisonous substancesMercury, batteries
Radioactive substancesPlutonium, radium, uranium, caesium
NarcoticsNarcotics and psychotropic substances
Live animalsLive animals
Pornographic materialsPornographic or immoral materials

Items prohibited to be sent by international mail in Japan:

In addition to above, there are items prohibited or restricted by the laws of your country, international laws or other regulations. And items with constraints to obtain government approval or license to import shall be considered as restricted