Yakkan Shoumei, or How to Import Medications

Thinking of bringing medication with you to Japan? I know I most definitely am… I had pretty bad acne and have to take medication every once in a while to deal with occasional flareups. I also am planning on bringing a year’s supply of birth control with me when I come. And I already have a bunch of ibuprofen/miscellaneous over the counter meds that I’ve gathered in preparation for the […]

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And You Thought They Were Done…

After slaying the beast that was the JET application, I thought the bulk of the information-gathering was done. But then I realized this was the Japanese government I was talking about… For a job in a country that thrives on bureaucracy. The paperwork was only getting started.

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