When carrying Japanese fruits overseas as souvenirs, they fall into one of three general categories by destination country, region, and type of fruit.
Get familiar with the rules of your destination country and taste a load of Japanese fruits.

  • 1. items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs
  • 2. items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection
  • 3. items that cannot be taken as souvenirs

*The methods for the transport of plants (fruit, vegetables, etc.) fall under three categories: as hand baggage, as cargo, or through the postal package. This site introduces the rules for carrying them as part of your personal effects. carrying them as part of your personal effects.

Republic of Korea

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

  • Satsuma mandarins

Export Inspections

China

Fruits are prohibited from being taken in carry-on or checked-in luggage, so enjoy a variety of fruits during your stay in Japan.

Taiwan

Fruits are prohibited from being taken in carry-on or checked-in luggage, so enjoy a variety of fruits during your stay in Japan.

Hong Kong

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Singapore

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

United Arab Emirates

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Malaysia

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

European Union

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

Export Inspections

Switzerland

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

Export Inspections

Russia

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

Export Inspections

United States of America

Fruits are prohibited from being taken in carry-on or checked-in luggage, so enjoy a variety of fruits during your stay in Japan.

Australia

Fruits are prohibited from being taken in carry-on or checked-in luggage, so enjoy a variety of fruits during your stay in Japan.

New Zealand

Fruits are prohibited from being taken in carry-on or checked-in luggage, so enjoy a variety of fruits during your stay in Japan.

Canada

Items that are freely permitted to be taken as souvenirs

Indonesia

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

Thailand

Items that may be taken upon passage of the export inspection

Last updated:February 6, 2017