Insights

What is ACP?

In principle, Japan Customs does not permit foreign entities to act as the Importer of Record (*IOR).

*The IOR is the entity responsible for the import of the goods to Japan and will be responsible for all the Customs duties and taxes.

However, even such a foreign entity can act as a non-resident importer (IOR), if you appoint an ACP (Attorney for Customs Procedure) who can handle the customs procedure on your behalf.

We, SK Advisory provide this service as being ACP. On behalf of a non-resident clients we support to ensuring the import customs procedure.

We support many import projects including E-commerce such as Amazon’s FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) program and Rakuten for the international sellers.

 

ACP insights

Here are list of the Japanese ACP’s insights what ACP Japan would like to highlight:

 

We’re a reliable ACP service provider for Amazon FBA’s seller

In recent, we’ve been supporting many import projects of goods related to the Amazon-FBA program. If you are looking for a reliable ACP service provider, please let us know.  

Guidance by Amazon

According to the seller central website in Amazon, there is a guidance by Amazon that non-resident entity needs to appoint an ACP or IOR. You may check on this “Non-resident requirements”. Also, you can check the document developed by Amazon “Understand ACP and IOR guidance”.   —–

 

Our ACP Service (Attorney for Customs Procedures)

Contact us

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[Our Service]

Our ACP Service

 

[Knowledge Pages]

What is ACP? – Attorney for Customs Procedures

Steps of using ACP, how foreign entity can import into Japan by ACP

What is IOR? – Importer of Record

Amazon won’t become an IOR

Customs Valuation System in Japan

Customs Valuation When You Import By ACP

Consumption Tax in Japan

IOR and ACP

ACP’s Limitation

ACP’s Qualification

ACP’s registration

 

[Recent Updates]

ACP Japan Became Amazon’s SPN Provider as Qualified ACP Service Provider

IOR Service

Import into Japan by ACP – Atorney for Customs Procedure