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Welcome to the InterNations Expats Forum for Japan!

Konbanwa, and a warm welcome to the InterNations Japan expats forum! As a current or soon-to-be expat in Tokyo, or any other of the Japanese expat hotspots like Sapporo, you will doubtlessly have numerous questions about expat life. Become a member of our InterNations community in Japan and find reliable tips on the successive stages of the relocation process. No matter if you’re enquiring about visa or immigration documents at the Japanese embassy, looking for expat housing in the Kansai Region, or would like to see the Japanese attractions, like Hokkaido's wide open spaces and snowy frontier – who knows more about such things than other expats? Our expat forums for Japan can connect you with local expat circles.

Latest Posts in Japan Expat Forum

 Japan Expat Q&A

Job Offer Evaluation

Hello all, My name is Vikram and I'm about to complete my PhD in mechanical e...

Re: Baby/toddler

Hi, Do you know baby item shop Nishimatuya? http://www.24028.jp/tenpo/shoplist.php?cid=26&add=京都...

CASH INCENTIVE 4 U: Japanese Candidate Referral

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 Japan Town Talk

Re: Free shiatu massage at a hair salon in Azabujuban

Do you know how to do afro hair? Thanks

CASH INCENTIVE 4 U: Japanese Candidate Referral

Good Evening All, I wanted to reach out to our fellow InterNation's community and ask for help i...

Back in Himeji and Kobe

Hi, I am working in Kobe till the end of this year 2014 and sometimes next year 2015. Hope to see...

 Japan Expat Housing

Re: Expats Community near Minato-Ku

Dear Amarpreet, Have you already moved in? I have landed here and my family is expected in Ja...

Flat share wanter

Hi guys, I'm a 29 year old from Portugal looking for a flatshare in any area somehow central in ...

Re: Residence in Yokohama

Hi Tracy I land on Wednesday :) so no, not yet. I heard that Kawasaki is very expensive. Since ...

 Japan Expat Jobs

CASH INCENTIVE 4 U: Japanese Candidate Referral

Good Evening All, I wanted to reach out to our fellow InterNation's community and ask for help i...

CASH INCENTIVE 4 U: Japanese Candidate Referral

Good Evening All, I wanted to reach out to our fellow InterNation's community and ask for help i...

Mystery Shopper in Nagoya

Hi All, We have a new project taking place in Nagoya and we need field agents that are willing t...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Opportunity

Micro Franchising opportunity in the field of high end anti-aging and health. Recently my company h...

2000 Audi A4 for $2,000 (JPY 200,000) OBO

Hello! I'm moving to Korea, and I'm selling my car! I've done some work on her to get her to the ...

Re: Looking for drinks for alcohol relief

Hi There, I am in Green Tea & Coffee networking in Singapore, Malaysia & Australia... This is g...

Members assist Members in the Japan Expat Forums

Our trust-based community was developed to help expatriates in Japan swap suggestions and advice on all expat-relevant enquiries, e.g., ʺDo I really need business cards for every meeting or professional encounter?ʺ or ʺIs a bow or a handshake the acceptable way of greeting a Japanese person?ʺ. In a community that’s all about expat living in Japan, from sushi and sashimi to Tennō Tanjōbi, the participants of the expat forum Japan can find fellow expats and internationally minded locals to receive trustworthy and up-to-date responses. On the InterNations Expat Forum for Japan, there will always be another expat member to make life abroad easier.

From business etiquette to cultural etiquette: The Expat Forum Japan leaves no Question unanswered

If you require even more information on expat topics like restaurants and nightlife in Tokyo or housing and household in Sapporo, you could also browse our Japan Expat Guide, another useful resource in addition to the expat forums. Moreover, in our World Forum you can talk about international politics, intercultural and interracial relationships, third-culture kids and other general expat issues. However, for expat assistance on all local matters - from business etiquette to cultural etiquette - just join the InterNations Japan expat forums.

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