Can I bring my medication into Japan?
Yes, you can. If the amount of medication you bring is a two month supply or less, you don’t need a doctor’s letter or certificate.
However, the following cases you should ask for an import permit from the Japanese government.
- More than 1 month supply of Prescription Medications including Medication for Mental Health
- Medical Narcotics
Methamphetamine or Amphetamine, Opium, Marijuana and any medicine containing more than 10 % of Pseudoephedrine is strictly banned and should not be brought into Japan.
To apply for a non-narcotics permit, read the following instructions.
To apply for a narcotics permit, please read the following instructions.