Tax-free

Tax-free services are available at 7-Eleven.

Limited to items for personal use outside of Japan.

Guide to the Tax-free Procedure

International Shoppers Eligible for Tax-free

  • ●Non-residents(foreign visitors who have stayed in Japan for less than six months)
  • ●Japanese citizens residing in foreign countries

Examples of Items Eligible for Tax-free

  • *Some products may not be available at certain stores.
  • *Certain products are not subject to tax-free procedures.

Consumable Items

  • Foods

  • Beverages

  • Cosmetics

  • Cigarettes

Purchase conditions for tax-free

Minimum purchase amount at the store in a single day between 5,000 yen and 500,000 yen(not including tax)

Note

Items must be taken out of Japan within 30 days of purchase

*The items will be sealed in a special tax-free purchase bag.

General Items

  • Stationery

  • Rain/miscellaneous goods

  • Comics/books

  • Clothing

Purchase conditions for tax-free

Minimum purchase amount at the store in a single day of 5,000 yen (not including tax)

Note

Items must be taken out of Japan less than 6 months after entering the country

Consumable Items + General Items

Purchase conditions for tax-free

Minimum purchase amount at the store in a single day between 5,000 yen and 500,000 yen(not including tax)

Note

*If consumable and general items are calculated together for tax exemption, general items will also be sealed in a special tax-free purchase bag as with consumable items(Items must be taken out of Japan within 30 days of purchase)

*Amount spent per store for purchases made at one store by one person on one day.

*AccordingtoJapaneselaw, purchasesmadeonotherdaysdonotcounttowardsthetax-freepurchaseamount.

*Some campaigns will not apply when sold tax-free.

Tax-free Procedure

  • 1

    Please bring products eligible for tax exemption to the Tax-free counter.

  • 2

    Adjustment procedures will be carried out.
    Please show your passport and other necessary items. Please pay the tax-exempt purchase amount in Japanese yen or with your credit card.

  • 3

    Please sign the document stating your purchase at the Tax-free counter.

  • 4

    A Proof of Tax-free Purchase will be attached to your passport. Submit it to Customs when leaving Japan.

NOTES
Tax-free consumable items are sealed in a special tax-free purchase bag.
Do not open this bag until leaving the country as doing so will cause the purchased item to be subject to taxation.

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