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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: Dentists in Tokyo

If the dentist won't wear latex gloves without asking, I have to wonder what other shortcuts he or ...

Japanese credit cards?

Does anyone know of any credit cards in Japan that transfer the history/score to US?

Travel Channel seeks Americans relocating to Tokyo

I am a Producer with Karga Seven Pictures and we are Producing a series for Travel Channel about Am...

 Japan Town Talk

Tokyo Pub Crawl

Has anyone been to the Tokyo pub crawl yet? Is it recommandable? What kind of music did they play i...

Re: Yoga Classes

I want to know too!

Please advise: Airport transfer needed Osaka - Kyo

Dear members, I am looking for an airport transfer from Osaka airport to a hotel in Kyoto for ca...

 Japan Expat Housing

Re: Apartment for rent - Shirokane Takanawa

Hi Willy I am interested in renting your place. Any pics? Price? Cheers Shin

Housing around Ebina, Yamato allows dogs

Does anyone know of any apartments around the Ebina/Yamato area that are reasonably priced and allo...

Re: recomended agent

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

 Japan Expat Jobs

Invest in OneCoin - new crypto currency

Have a look into the new crypto currency "OneCoin". This is follower up to the successful "BitCoin"...

Vacant Position - Royal Danish Embassy, Tokyo

The Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo is seeking a highly motivated Administrative Officer in Group Se...

Re: Job as Nanny or German/English tutor

Contact me please at kokoabe@hotmail.com As of im looking for german speaker babysitter for our bo...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Re: i want to buy car 2006レクサスLS430

Your best price would be to go to a site that allows you to buy at auction prices in Japan. There i...


Hello! My husband and I are moving to Tokyo and are looking to purchase second-hand TVs for our apa...


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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