General Procedures

Below are the general procedures to register a new company and start a business in Japan. You may be required some other procedures, depending on what business you are starting, such as obtaining license from the government.

You’ll need supports from several experts (see this page).

  Procedure Expert
1 Visit Japan with a Short-term Visa Visa Lawyer
2 Consultation and Business Research in Japan Business Consultant
3 Find the Office to Register the Company Real Estate agent
4 Register the New Company Registration Lawyer
5 Apply for Business Visa Visa Lawyer
6 Report to Tax Office and Labor Office Tax Accountant / Social Insurance Consultant

For information about general fees for these experts, see this page.