Customs duties and Taxes

- Alphabetical order -

 Australia 

If your goods arrive in Australia by mail and have a declared or assessed value of AUD1,000 or less, the goods may be imported free of duty, taxes and import processing charges, unless they are alcohol and/or tobacco products. Those goods will be cleared by us and delivered by Australia Post without you doing anything.

Please check the details here.

 

 Austria

 ・Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

・VAT

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth €45 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!  

 

 Brunei Darussalam 

Customs Import Duty is Free.  (Agreement between  Brunei Darussalam and Japan for an Economic Partnership)

Please check the latest information : Ministry of Finance Brunei

 

 Canada 

-- Saskatchewan  --

Customs duty is Free 

Provincial Sales Tax is Exempt

-- Other Provinces --

if someone mails you an item (ex. You bought something on the  internet) worth CAN$20 or less, you don’t have to pay duty or taxes on the item.

If you receive an imported Gift by mail that is worth CAN$60 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty or tax on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!

Please check the latest informationThe Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

 

 France

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

・ VAT 

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth €45 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and  VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!  

 

 Finland 

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

・ VAT (Matcha)

Tea contained in a gift consignment are free of VAT up to 100g

・ VAT (Other goods)

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

 

Please check the latest information here.Finnish Customs

 

Germany 

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

・ VAT 

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth €45 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and  VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!  

 

 Ireland 

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros. Please check the details here.

VAT (Matcha)

0% (Zero) VAT rating includes all exports, tea, coffee, milk, bread, books, children’s clothes and shoes, oral medicine for humans and animals, vegetable seeds and fruit trees, fertilisers, large animal feed, disability aids such as wheelchairs, crutches and hearing aids. Please check the details here.

VAT (Other goods)

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

 

 Israel

・ Imported items that cost  less than$75 are exemption on import duty.

 

Luxembourg

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

・ VAT 

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth €45 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and  VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!

 

 Malaysia (Matcha)

Customs duty

Customs duty is Free

GST

GST and all other taxes are exempt

 

 New Zealand

Duty and/or GST

If the amount to be paid to Customs is under NZD $60, this will be waived, but if it’s $60 or more, you’ll have to pay any duty and GST plus an Import Entry Transaction Fee and MPI levy.

Duty and/or GST will be waived, unless you do not make very large order.

You can find if your order will be subject to taxation easily (There is a calculator on the right side of What's My Duty page). Please go to What's My Duty : Welcome to What's My Duty?, the easy way to estimate how much duty and/or GST you may need to pay to Customs if you’re buying goods from overseas.

 

 Netherlands

Customs duty

Customs duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros.

VAT 

You can buy goods from outside the EU up to a value of €22 without incurring any VAT charges.

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth €45 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and  VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!  

 

 Norway

 The NOK 350 limit

If you order goods from abroad where the shipment has a value of less than NOK 350 including freight and insurance costs, it is free of duties and taxes. This means that you do not have to pay VAT or customs duties on the goods.

Your shipment value = Your total payment x 2 / 3

Ex. If you order 2 x Luxury Matcha 40g (1.4 oz) 

Your shipment valuer = $52 ($26 x 2) x 2 / 3 = $39 (about NOK 320)

 Please check the latest information on Norway Customs (TOLL Customs).

 

 Oatar 

Customs duty is Free 

We recommend that you use P.O.Box as your shipping address.

 

 Singapore 

Customs duty is Free 

GST

GST relief is granted on goods, excluding dutiable products, imported through parcel post or by air to a total value not exceeding $400 SDG (product price and postage charge).

Please check the details here.

 

 Switzerland  

Customs duty

The customs duties are generally calculated according to the gross weight (including packaging), and are often less than CHF 1 per kilo.

For administrative reasons, customs duties under CHF 5 are not levied. Your parcel weigh is more or less 1 kg!

VAT

Tax amounts of up to 5 Swiss francs are not levied. This tax amount corresponds to the assessment basis of CHF 62 at the 8% VAT rate or CHF 200 at the 2.5%  VAT rate. Matcha green tea is 2.5% (VAT exemption up to CFH 200). Yuzu Citrus Powder might be 8.5% (VAT exemption up to CHF 62)

Please check the latest information. Swiss Customs Administration 

 

 UAE

Imports with a CIF value (product prices+freight+insurance) up to AED500 are exempt from duty.

Please ask Dubai Customs for the necessary information.

We strongly recommend that you use P.O.Box as your shipping address.

 

 UK 

・Customs duty

Customs Duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed £135.  Please check the details here.

・VAT (Matcha,  Houjicha Powder)

Food and drink for human consumption is usually zero-rated but some items are standard-rated, including alcoholic drinks, confectionery, crisps and savoury snacks, hot food, sports drinks, hot takeaways, ice cream, soft drinks and mineral water. Matcha and Houjicha Powder is zero-rated. Please check the details here.

・VAT(other goods)

You do not need to pay VAT on goods sent from non-European Union (EU) countries if they’re goods worth less than £15

If you receive an imported gift by mail that is worth £35 or less, you will not have to pay customs duty and  VAT on it. We ship as ' a Gift ' as per your request!  

You’ll be charged at the VAT rate that applies to your goods. VAT is charged on the total value, including:

  • the price paid for the goods
  • postage, packaging and insurance
  • any duty you owe

 

Vietnam 

 Decision No. 78/2010/QD-TTg of November 30, 2010, on the level of value of imports sent via the express delivery service which are exempt from duty and tax

DECIDES:

Article 1. Imports valued at VND 1,000,000 (one million dong) or less which are sent via the express delivery service are exempt from import duty and value-added tax.

For imports valued at over VND 1,000,000 (one million dong) which are sent via the express delivery service, import duty and value-added tax shall be paid according to law.

We recommend you to order EMS delivery option (express delivery service). If you order less than $65 (including EMS fee), the imports value will be less than VND 1,000,000 (one million dong).

Please check it on Vietnam Customs.

 

 Other counties
We ship as ' a gift ' as per your request.

 

 

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