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International duties/taxes for receiving the pass

woods008
woods008
over 1 year ago
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Hi,
Where is the Japan rail pass shipped from? I'm living in the USA. If shipped from abroad, will I have to pay taxes/duties on the value of the pass?
Thank you

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Daniel-san
12248 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

There is no tax on the JR Pass, as it has no commercial value outside of Japan. Its comparable to a plane ticket.

There are no import duties on them.

Hope this helps,
Daniel


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