Thinking about selling on Amazon Japan? Why wouldn’t you?

Japan is one of Amazon’s fastest-growing markets. Japan can boast of having the third-largest economy, the world’s most populist city, Tokyo, which also claims the largest metropolitan GDP. This, combined with a robust consumer spending market, makes Japan an attractive opportunity for Amazon sellers.

Selling on Amazon can seem daunting. Product regulatory compliance presents a red tape challenge, marketing material translation using software has yet to perfect localization dialect. What’s more, the foreign seller’s on Amazon Japan require an Importer of Record (IOR).

COVUE provides turnkey business solutions to foreign sellers using Amazon Japan to make the entry process simple and affordable.

Importing to Amazon Japan FBA

Importing products to FBA Japan comes with many regulations and documentation requirements at Japan customs. All imports require an Importer of Record (IOR). If you are a foreign online seller account holder selling in Japan, the import documentation process can be challenging and confusing. COVUE IOR helps to simplify the process for Japan online sellers. COVUE IOR provides the only Japan IOR system online to help you control your import process and documentation while protecting your product distribution rights in Japan. COVUE is also the only IOR to combine regulatory and IOR into one platform across most product categories. At COVUE IOR, we seek to make the import process simple, compliant, and accessible to Online Sellers of all sizes. Japan’s imports are divided into two categories – Regulated and Non-Regulated electronics.

Steps for Importing Non-Regulated products to FBA Japan using COVUE.

  1. Create an account and register your company on COVUE IOR online.
  2. Register your products. All product must be registered and approved prior to shipping
  3. Create your Shipping Invoice using COVUE IOR online
  4. Attach your FOSR documentation
  5. Contact the shipping company of your choice.







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