— Latest update: March 2022 —
This section will provide you with all the necessary information about visas and residency in Japan. An explanation of procedures, necessary documentation, requirements and permitted activities can be found in detail below. Information on the new points-based system which grants preferential treatment to highly-skilled professionals is also provided.
What Laws should you know when starting a business in Japan?Legal matters upon starting and operating a business in Japan from technical points will be described in this webinar. On the other hand
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
This support is available for EU companies only. Please note that the validation process may take up to a couple of days and will be confirmed to you by email.
Hundreds of web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 400 market reports and recorded webinars available as well as a lot of detailed information on Japanese business culture.