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About Takayama Pawnbrokers

Welcome to Takayama Pawnbrokers!
Established in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Takayama Pawnbrokers has been serving its customers for more than 100 years.
We aim to bring you quality used goods at prices lower than anywhere else, with support from customers both in Kyushu and throughout Japan.
We look forward to your visit to Takayama Pawnbrokers.

Conditions for tax free purchase

  1. Must be a foreign tourist with passport.
    Foreigners working in Japan or those who have resided in Japan for over 6 months do not qualify as non-residents.
  2. Applicable to general goods worth over 10,000 yen (before-tax).

About the Tax-free Program

  • (1)

    You can purchase any item in shops free of consumption tax under certain conditions.

  • (2)

    You are eligible for tax-free shopping if you are a visitor with a temporarily stay status.

  • (3)

    For tax-free shopping, you must present your passport. The shop will affix a purchase proof document to your passport which will be collected by Customs at the time of departure.

(!) Caution : Please do not remove or misplace the purchase proof document.

Tax-free items

(!) The sale of consumable goods is not tax free in the tax free shop.
General goods
Tax-free items Ex.:Home appliances, bags, shoes, watches, accessories, clothing, artifacts.
Applicable amount Total spending of over 10,000 JPY excluding tax.
Caution The shop will take a copy of your passport for spending of over 1,000,000 JPY.
  1. You must take the tax-free goods out of Japan.
  2. Goods purchased for business or commercial purposes are not eligible for the tax-free program.
  3. Tax-free procedures will be processed at the shop where you purchase the goods and cannot be processed together with goods purchased in other shops.
  4. Tax-free procedures will be processed on the day you purchase the goods. Completing the tax-free procedure for goods purchased on a different day is not possible.
  5. We can do tax free sale to persons having passport only, and not to any other persons.

About the Tax-free Procedure

You cannot shop tax-free if…
there is no stamp indicating the day of arrival.
you work in Japan.
your stay has exceeded 6 months.
your spending is not within the range of the applicable amount.
We cannot sale the goods tax free on duplicates of documents like copies.

step1 Do you want to shop tax-free? Yes No

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Caution : The tax-free procedure will take about 10〜20 minutes.

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step2 Do you want all the goods purchased to be tax-free? Yes No Which goods do you want to purchase tax free?

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step3 May I see your passport please?
(Passport, landing permission for crew members, permissionfor emergency landing)We cannot sale the goods tax free on duplicates of documents like copies.
Yes I do not have it Please come again with your passport.

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step4 Ok, you are eligible for tax-free shopping. Now, let’s start the procedure.

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Caution : Because your purchase has exceeded 1,000,000 JPY, we need to take a copy of your passport.Please wait a moment.

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step5 Could you please wait while I prepare the documents?

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step6 Please confirm the contents of the written oath and sign it.
I pledge that I will finally export the purchased goods and will not dispose of them in Japan.

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step7 Could you please wait while I prepare the documents?

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step8 The purchase proof document is affixed to your passport.

Tax-free store list

Meinohama store

Meinohama store

1-3-1 Meinohama-ekiminiami, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City

Telephone: 092-891-1111

Business hours: AM10:00~PM8:00(Parking available)

Koga store

Koga store

3-17-10 Imanosho, Koga City

Telephone: 092-943-5353

Business hours: AM10:00~PM8:00(Parking available)

Kasuga store

Kasuga store

1-106-1-2F Okamoto, Kasuga City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Telephone: 092-589-3978

Business hours: AM10:00~PM8:00(Parking available)

Kurume store

Kurume store

1025 Higashikushiharamachi, Kurume City

Telephone: 0942-36-7773

Business hours: AM10:00~PM8:00(Parking available)

Kurosaki store

Kurosaki store

1-1 Nishimagarimachi, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City

Telephone: 093-644-1278

Business hours: AM10:00~PM8:00(Parking available)