*324 shops throughout Japan (as of Jan 31 2017)
Some stores open 24hrs
Popular products are introduced in English, Chinese, Korean, and Thai for visitors to Japan.
*products and languages may vary by store.
Speak with native staff in the store or live on a tablet to get real time answers to your questions.
Non-Japanese residence who are staying in Japan less than 6 months.
Specially packaged consumable tax-free products must not be opened until you have left the country.
※From the 1st of July, the price total eligible for tax exemption will change as indicated below:
The total purchase amount (after the discount) over 5,000 yen excluding tax (5,400 yen including tax) can get tax free.
・24-Hour Store: It will be effective from 9a.m. of the 1st of July,2018.
・Branches that have closing time: It will be effective from the store opening on the 1st of July,2018.
【If your purchased items include consumable goods】
・The items purchased must be put in a dedicated bag.
・You cannot open or use it in Japan. If opened or used, consumption tax will be levied upon departure.
・Items must be taken out of Japan within 30 days of purchase.
・The total purchase amount at the same store in a single day is 5,000 yen ~ 500,000 yen excluding tax.
【If all purchased items are general goods】
・You do not need to put the purchased items in a dedicated bag.
・You can open and use items in Japan.
・Items must be taken out of Japan within 6 months of the date of entry.
・In case you purchase more than 1,000,000 yen excluding tax at the same store in a single day, you will be required for a copy of your passport.
|Person eligible for tax-free||Embassies, diplomatic offices, consular offices, or ambassodors and consular agents which/who was issued a certificate such as "Tax-free card" by Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Secretariat and Principal Deputy Chief of Protocol.|
|Tax-free card||【Products eligible for tax-free】Eligible by purchasing products and services
【Eligible amounts】Eligible tax-free products and amounts are designated
|Tax-free procedure||Presenting "Tax-free card" and "ID card (identification)" / Fill out the tax-free purchasing form|