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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

Re: Meetup and dance classes in Tokyo

Hello! I am a Colombian from Cali (wold's salsa capital in case you didn't know) and I am moving to...

Re: Salsa/Bachata in Roppongi, Anybody?

Hello! I am a Colombian from Cali (wold's salsa capital in case you didn't know) and I am moving to...

Re: Salsa in Tokyo

Hello! I am a Colombian from Cali (wold's salsa capital in case you didn't know) and I am moving to...

 Japan Town Talk

Re: Golf Lessons in Tokyo

Hi Daniel, This promotion runs till the end of March, so plenty of time to take advantage of it. ...

Re: Lots of free time

Hello Neil, Sounds great. Anyway we can get in touch ? Can you ping me or call me ? I sent you...

Going out late - international Clubs?

I come to Osaka from 21.-23.01. for my first time: Are the Clubs in Osaka, where one can meet othe...

 Japan Expat Housing

Re: recomended agent

Hi, not sure if you have found anything yet. If not, try Norman (Nobuhiro) Uenishi of REAL Japan. ...

Re: Apartment for rent - Shirokane Takanawa

Hi, I want to get more information.

Re: Share appartment

Hi check your messages... :-) Cynthia

 Japan Expat Jobs

social worker/counselors

hello everyone we are looking for people for with social work, counseling or similar back ground...


hello everyone! my name is Livia Mirón. I work for an international communication agency and we are...


New startup business in microfranchising (premium health/anti aging sector). If you are interested...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Market Research for Indonesia

Hi everyone, If you want to expand your biz in Indonesia but need to make sure if your products/...

i want to buy car 2006レクサスLS430

any advice's ?


Hello Nori, Do you have any partner in Bangladesh ? My email : anwarbd190@gmail.com Thanks ...

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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