大阪府外国人情報コーナー Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents(OIS)

Medicine

[Question]I’ll import the medicine I take from my country because it is not locally available in Japan. Is there anything I should be aware of?

[Answer]
To import medicine for your personal use, in principle, you may need to some procedures.  For details, please contact Kinki Bureau of Health and Welfare/Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare 06-6942-2241 (main number).