The Purpose of this Website

For further enhancement of system functions, NACCS is upgraded every 8 years. And the next upgrade will be implemented on October 8, 2017. In accordance with this upgrade, there will be some points of modification for AFR* procedures. This website aims at providing details on this for filers.

*Advance Filing Rules
The Advance Filing Rules oblige shipping companies or NVOCCs to electronically submit detailed information on maritime container cargoes loaded on a vessel intended to enter a port in Japan to Japan Customs, in principle no later than 24 hours before departure of the vessel from a port of loading in foreign countries.