Don't forget to bring necessary items for tax-free procedure such as the purchased items and the receipt.
The person who made the purchase must be identified when going through tax-free procedure.
The collected consumption tax at the time of purchase will be refunded at the spot.
Purchased items must be kept in the specified bag until leaving the country.
Submit the Proof of Tax-Free Purchase attached to your passport when leaving the country.
Tax free is a system that exempts tax (e.g., consumption tax, liquor tax, import tariff, etc.) on products purchased by travelers during their stay.
Tourists will be refunded tax by following the procedures of the country where the tax free system exists.
All products will be exempt from 8% consumption tax!
Only foreign visitors who have temporarily stayed in Japan for less than 6 months since entering Japan.
General items will also be exempt if they cost ¥5,000 or more from May 2016 onwards, making shopping even more affordable.
You must show your passport at the store where you purchased the goods for tax-free procedure.