Tanshin Plan (Self-pack) Moving To Japan

Tanshin Plan (Self-pack) Moving To Japan

Tanshin plan (Self-pack) is an insurance-covered moving service plan to Japan with fixed size and amount of carton box. It is an economic plan where you can choose the course that best suits your needs and pack the items yourself.


• Want an economic moving option
• Want to pack & unpack their own items
• Do not have large furniture

Tanshin Plan Characteristic

Tanshin Plan Characteristic

By Sea Frieght
Web-based Application
Pack By Yourself
(Packing Material Supply)
Minimum CourseRegular CourseExtra Course
PricePlease contact us for details
No.of Carton Boxes4 Large + 6 Small6 Large + 9 Small8 Large + 12 Small
Packing MaterialsBubble Wrap
Duct Tape x2
Bubble Wrap
Duct Tape x2
Bubble Wrap
Duct Tape x4
Delivery ZoneAll area of Japan, including Hokkaido & Okinawa. Exclude specific islands



  • Around 40~60 Polo shirts
  • Around 80 T-shirts
  • Around 10~15 sweater or jumper (Max. 25kg)


  • Around 100 paperback books
  • Around 250 CD/DVD (Max. 25kg)

Terms and Conditions:

  • For Japanese nationality: You need to be staying at Hong Kong for at least 1 year and have corresponding valid residence permit as a proof.
  • For non-Japanese Nationality: You need to have Copy of Certificate of eligibility (COE) or Japan Residence Card with at least 1 year of validity period. Japanese Visa is not relevant to the moving service.
  • We only accept online application for TANSHIN plan
  • Please be noted that we only accept Personal Payment (prepayment). Company Payment is not accepted.
  • The items cannot be shipped if the weight per carton box exceeds 25kg.
  • Under this plan, the pick-up and delivery addresses are limited to one location each.
  • Target Districts & Areas in Hong Kong:
    Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories (Tseung Kwan-O, Tai Wai, Fo Tan, Shatin, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi only).
  • Please be noted that we do not accept applications for places that are accessible only via staircase (Please also make sure cargo lift is accessible).
  • When you request a pick up, flight reservation should have been completed. Please keep in mind that we cannot accept order if your flight remains undecided. Furthermore, import customs clearance and shipment cannot be carried out unless you have arrived at the destination country.

Insurance fee is included in the TANSHIN plan price. Insurance compensates up to 1 million yen (minimum course) and 1.5 million yen (regular course). We do not handle items that exceeds 200 thousands yen insurance value per box. In the event of damaged or missing parcels, repairs or purchases of substitutes will be carried out by the customers. In addition, we will not refund shipping charges or reimburse packages due to delayed delivery.

Our local staff will handle the pick-up (Japanese staff will not be present) You can designate morning or afternoon for pick-up timing. Please be kindly noted that we do not handle pick-up on Saturday, Sunday, holidays, early morning and evening.

The items will be delivered to your place in Japan. Please be kindly noted that under this plan, we do not provide in-house delivery service. Unpacking services and re-collection of carton boxes after delivery are also unavailable.

We only accept payment via remittance to our designated bank account before pick-up

Tanshin Plan Moving Procedures:

Tanshin Plan Moving Procedures:



Please make an online application at least 3 weeks before moving out. Our staff will contact you with more detailed information and make the necessary arrangements.


Delivery of Packing Materials

Packing materials such as carton boxes, tape, and cushioning materials will be delivered to you in advance of the move out day. Please remit HKD$500 of deposit into our designated bank account before the delivery of packing materials.


Required Documents

Customers will need to pack their items and fill in the Packing List by themselves. Please send us the packing list pdf file and we will check the content.



Our professional movers will visit your current residence to pick up the packedboxes. Please remit the remaining payment to our designated bank account before the pick-up.


Arrival in Japan

Upon arrival in Japan, please submit TWO Customs Declaration Form. Please be careful that import custom could not be cleared if the two custom declaration forms are not submitted properly.


Moving In

Provided that all necessary documents are submitted in time, your items will take 30~40 days to be delivered to your place in Japan. Under this plan, in-house delivery, unpacking and used carton box re-collection services are not provided.

Required Documents:

  • Passport copies (Profile page)
  • For Japanese Nationality: Copy of Departure Stamp on your passport when you left Japan ( Must be at least one year ago ) & Copy of Hong Kong Work Visa with at least 1 year of validity period.
  • For non-Japanese Nationality : Copy of Certificate of eligibility (COE) or Japan Residence Card with at least 1 year of validity period. Japanese Visa is not relevant to the moving service.
  • For Hong Kong Permanent Resident: Hong Kong ID card
  • e-Ticket
  • Power of Attorney / Consent Form for Shipment to Japan
  • Packing List
  • Declaration of Personal Effects and Unaccompanied Articles x2

Please refer to the “Tanshin Plan details” and make sure no prohibited item is in the cargo.Packing Guideline

Contact us for more information.

Ms. Crystal Ng / Ms. Yoyo Law
(852) 2262-0635 (Chinese / English)

Mr. Nakagiri
(852) 2262-0605 (Japanese)