- Export permit and shipping costs.
Even if today you decide to buy one of our items, unfortunately you will not be able to take it directly to your country.
To move a japanese sword from Japan to any other foreign country, the export permit, which is issued by the Cultural Agency, is required.
To obtain the export permit, it will take about 20 days of waiting time.
All the necessary bureaucracy will be done by our shop, don't worry.
To start this bureaucracy we need only your name and your address.
When we have obtained the permit, we will let you know by email.
It is at this precise moment that we will ask you the payment of the rest of the amount.
(Two thirds of the total amount).
As for the international shipping, we use the Japanese company called "Nittsu" or Fedex.
These couriers enjoy an excellent reputation, and has branches spread all over the world.
Whatever the size of the package sent, the shipping cost from Japan to any foreign country is between 50.000 ¥ and 100,000 ¥ .
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Is it permitted in your Country to import a Japanese Sword?
Is it possible the payment by transfer from your Country to our shop designated Japanese bank account?
If during your travel through Japan are you planning to come to Kyoto, direct check method is also available.
During your stay in Kyoto, even if you decided to buy one of our items, you can not bring it directly to your Country.
The Japanese Sword (Nihonto), as a cultural asset, is registered with a serial number. Bureaucratic proceedings is required. (it takes about one month)
After customs communication it will be shipped to your Country.
We appreciate your understanding.