in the center area of Sapporo
in front of Hakodate sta.
in Hakodate Bay Area
in Hakodate Wide Area
in the center area of Asahikawa
in Asahikawa Wide Area
Column Tax-free Shop info
From the 1st of May, 2016 the minimum purchase amount for tax-free items including general goods and consumables was lowered to over 5,400 yen (tax included).
Buying applicable goods at tax-free stores that the Japanese government recognized and completing the regulated procedure within that day allows for the reduction of the 8% consumption tax.
You can buy safe and great value products that are Made in Japan.
News New Convenient Money-Changing Machine!
There is a convenient money-changing machine that changes foreign currency (paper currency) at that days rate into Japanese yen at Sapporo Drug Store's Tanukikoji 5chome store and Rusutsu Resort. Japanese Yen cannot be exchanged for foreign currency.
Currency That Can Be Used
■Sapporo Drug Store's Tanukikoji
5chome store (8 countries)
US Dollar, Korean Won, Chinese Yuan, Euro, Taiwanese Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Australian Dollar, Thai Baht
■Rusutsu Resort (9 countries)
US Dollar, Korean Won, Chinese Yuan, Euro, Taiwanese Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Australian Dollar, Thai Baht, Singapore Dollar
●Tax-free shop in Sapporo
※JR TOWER is a shopping mall, including the Tax-free shop.
PIVOT is a fashion building, including the Tax-free shop.
●Tax-free shop in Otaru
●Tax-free shop in Hakodate
●Tax-free shop in Asahikawa
Subjected to items priced from 5,400 yen to 540,000 yen for 1 person per day per shop. (including tax)
Medicinal products, Cigarettes, Cosmetics, Foods (including confectionary and snacks), Beverages (including alcohol), Other consumable goods
5,400 yen or more in 1 store and 1day. (including tax)
Bags, Clothes, Watches, Shoes, Accessories, Cameras, Video cameras, Electrical appliances, Tableware, Other daily necessities
■About Tax-free shop
It is a shop received a duty-free marketing authorization that can be sold in exemption tax on items (liquor tax, customs duties and consumption tax, etc.) for foreign travelers.
"Duty-free" is liquor tax and import duties tax exemption.
"Tax-free" is consumption tax exemption.Here shows Tax-free shop.
■2 ways to receive Tax-free (Depending on the store)
At Tax-free shop, show your passport and fill out the document at the time of purchase.
Then purchase products becomes exports, goods purchase record sheet is attached to the passport, it will be recovered by the customs upon departure.
Purchased items are sometimes packaged in a defined way so that it is not consumed in Japan.
1．At the time of purchase, show your passport and pay the amount subtracting the consumption tax.
2．After paying a consumption tax, show your receipts, purchased items and your passport in the
service counter of inside of a shop, and receive refundment (cash) by the end of the same day.