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Japan - Export requirements for milk and dairy products

Canada has a negotiated certificate with Japan.

Canada has been recognized by Japan as having an equivalent system of inspection, which means that Canadian dairy products intended for human consumption are processed under sanitary conditions in accordance with the laws and regulations of Canada which are at least equivalent to the laws and regulations of Japan.

Eligible/ineligible product

The list of products below is for reference only. It is the responsibility of the exporter to ensure that the product being exported will be covered by the negotiated certificate.


Example of products with HS code

Documentation requirements


Additional information

Dairy products imported into Japan are subject to import inspection by the Animal Quarantine Service (AQS)

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