Importing a parcel from Japan to the UK
Are you looking to import a parcel or document from Japan to the UK? Transglobal Express’ international shipping services can help you to save time and money.
Whether you're in Japan and want to send a parcel to a family member in the UK, or you're based in the UK and need to arrange an urgent business delivery from Tokyo or Osaka, we have courier services to suit your budget and timeframe. We offer a UPS import service, as well as TG Express, our own branded service using DHL.
Exporting from Japan
With a GDP of over $4 trillion, Japan's economy is one of the largest in the world. The UK is a strong trading partner of Japan, which exported $13.7 billion in goods to the UK in 2016.
At Transglobal, we have been ensuring the safe delivery of your documents, parcels and pallets all over the world for more than twenty years. Our customers come to us for our excellent prices, and they stay with us for our reliability and excellent customer service.
To get a quick quote for importing to the UK from Japan, simply enter the weight and dimensions of the parcel you wish to import into our quote form. You’ll notice that the prices on our website are significantly cheaper than booking with the carrier directly.
Looking to send a parcel to Japan from the UK? Get a quote today.
Booking an import service from Japan
Transglobal Express is much simpler to use than couriers' websites. All you need to do is enter the weight and dimensions of your parcel into our quote form. We’ll then take you to our price comparison page.
We offer both express and economy imports, allowing you to prioritise price or speed according to your import needs. Our booking process can be completed in just a few easy steps, and your shipping labels and customs invoice will be generated for you automatically.
Our customer services team are always on hand to give you dedicated support whenever you need it.
Transit times from Japan to the UK
Transit times from Japan to the UK are subject to vary depending on the service you select, but can be much quicker than you may expect. Delivery can take as little as two working days with TG Express Worldwide, which utilises international courier DHL.
This means that if you've got an urgent import, a speedy door-to-door import by courier may be the best option for you.
Importing from Japan: customs advice
As with any shipment from outside of the EU, importing to the UK from Japan requires customs clearance.
A customs invoice is the document detailing the contents and value of your goods for customs purposes. Several copies of these are required, and we will produce them for you when you place an order, to be printed off and made available at the point of collection in Japan.
However, if you're an experienced importer and prefer to provide your own customs invoice then you are welcome to do so!