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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

Nishibori Dental clinic in Roppongi Hills

Re: Teaching Opportunities

Thank you Steve, you have been really helpful. I have just checked the Berlitz web page and I thin...

Laundromat in Kichijoji area

Hi, does anyone know of a laundromat that possibly cleans and irons shirts and pants in the Kichijo...

 Japan Town Talk

Re: Running

Hi Thomas, I live very close to Sakae. I think the neighbourhood is called Naka-Ku. Ive been runni...

Re: Friendship group for 9/10 year old kids

Hi! Check out British Football Academy~ and speak English to your son at home as much as you can..

Re: Looking for High Quality Education Agency!

okay, good.

 Japan Expat Housing

House rent in Osaka/suburban area

Hi guys, just to have an idea of what I will be facing once there. Which is the average rental fo...

Re: House to share in this summer

Nataly, you could list your space on Airbnb website if you haven't for free and it's very popular. ...

Looking for a flat to rent for 13 days

Looking for a flat to sub-rent closed to Akasuka Mitzuke station from April 8th to April 20th. I...

 Japan Expat Jobs

Re: Mystery Shoppers in Tokyo & Kobe

Please send me details Thankyou Elise

Looking for Personal Assistant in Tokyo

Looking for a proactive individual to support a Company director Job description: - Coordinatio...

Looking for employment as an Educator/Coach

Hi my name is Antony I've been living in Tokushima, Shikoku for the past 17 years. I had my own L...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Locked iPhone6 for sale

Hello! I have signed a contract with docomo for 2 years with the iPhone6 but I do not need the pho...

Re: TVs

thank you, appreciate your response. Best, Katherine

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...

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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