Guide for Shipping/Delivery

List of Carry-In Items (Online): Form 8 [Project Leader]

When you need to bring in large experimental instruments for your experiments at SPring-8/SACLA, please log in to My Page and submit online a “List of Carry-In Items” (Form 8) at least 10 days before the items’ arrival at SPring-8/SACLA. Note that users are not permitted to bring in any dangerous or regulated items that may pose potential safety hazards.

Note: Before submitting the “List of Carry-In Items”, you must submit an “Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities” (Form 10). Please notify the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office of any changes via e-mail if you need to modify any details after submitting your “List of Carry-In Items”.

Door-to-door delivery

When you send your instruments to SPring-8/SACLA via delivery service, please arrange to receive these items yourself. Alternatively, if you are unable to receive them personally, you may send them in care of the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office of JASRI. In this case, please write your name and the Proposal Number on the mailing label as follows.

Attn.: Name (of the user receiving the package), Proposal Number,
         c/o SPring-8/SACLA Users Office, JASRI
To : 1-1-1 Kouto,Sayo-cho, Sayo-Gun Hyogo
      679-5198 JAPAN
TEL : +81-(0)791-58-0961

< Notes (applicable to both domestic and overseas deliveries) >

  1. JASRI cannot be held liable for any delivery problems. Users are responsible for all costs associated with delivery.
  2. Items can only be delivered during office hours (weekdays, 9:00-17:00) in care of the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.
  3. JASRI cannot be held liable for any lost or damaged packages/parcels. Please note that there are no special preservation equipments (e.g., cool storage) in SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.
  4. On the mailing label, please provide the receiver’s cell phone number where the receiver can be reached at all times.
  5. Do not send expensive, bulky or heavy items, or confidential documents to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office. Such packages/parcels must be sent to and received by the receiver directly.

< Shipping items from/to overseas >

  1. Receiving items from overseas and shipping items overseas may require a customs clearance procedure. It is recommended that you consult the delivery company when you are sending or receiving internationally.
  2. If you plan to ship your items to overseas, you must make all arrangements by yourself including packing, attendance at picking-up and other arrangements with logistic companies. In addition, it is necessary to prepare an Invoice and a Packing List for the import/export.
  3. If you have any questions about the delivery of items, please contact the SPring-8 Users Office beforehand. Note in advance that your request may not be approved depending on the contents.

< Reference information for sending and receiving items from overseas: general information on the customs clearance procedure, etc. >
Have you completed the procedure associated with customs duty? e.g., ATA Carnet
Have you checked that items do not contravene the Washington Convention?
Are items prohibited from importation included?
Are items on which import restrictions are imposed included?

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