Declared Shipping Value for Foreign Online Sellers
Japan Import laws have changed!
If you do not have a registered Japanese company and you sell online in Japan, you are considered a Foreign Online Seller.
If you attempt to Import your product without the Online Selling Report, your shipment will be stopped in Customs. Your shipment will not be permitted to enter Japan.
What are the documents you need to provide?
Step 1. Open your IOR Online Account and fill up the invoice generator
Step 2. Fill in the necessary details.
FOSR – Foreign Online Seller Report
Step 3. Check regular price and ASIN number on Amazon (If products are currently unavailable, please provide “manage inventory” page. Screenshot or print to pdf all products you are going to put on your FBA Commercial Shipping Invoice.
Step 4: Save to pdf your Profile page. Seller Name must match the Company name. If not, provide the legal entity page.
Step 5: Go back to your Invoice, and fill in the ASIN and Online Price
Note: Online Selling Price must match your declared price in your commercial invoice.
Step 10: After you get the FBA Online Selling Price, FBA Listing Fee, and Shipping Fee, you need to calculate the Unit Value.
Formula to calculate: FBA Online Selling Price – FBA Listing Fee – Shipping Fee = Unit Value
Sample: 1999 – 160 – 282 = 1557
To complete your shipping invoice, merge all files using combinedpdf.com and request IOR Shipping Invoice.
See sample of complete shipping invoice files here