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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

visit in Nagoya, Tokyo and Osaka

Hi there, any Filipinos whom i can meet? ill be visiting your place on Sept 25 Hope to meet yo...

Re: Moving to Tokyo early 2015 with a 1 year old !!

Hi Giulia! It would be great to keep in touch and share advice and ideas!! Yes, I have also hear...

Re: Sites for info on living in Tokyo and Japan

wow that is all i want IF So much thank you!

 Japan Town Talk

Re: SUMO Tickets for 19th and 26th September (Friday)

Final call for Sumo tickets for 19th September. We have reserved seats in Box A seats in front a...

Oedo Onsen Gathering on 19/Oct

I will be staying 1 night in Tokyo and planing to go to Oedo Onsen in the morning of 19/Oct before ...

Re: Looking for new friends in Chigasaki or Yokohama

I reach Yokohama on the 15th of October :( Dont have too much fun without me guys..

 Japan Expat Housing

Moving to Tokyo in October

Hey guys, I'm moving to Tokyo for a job on October 2nd and I am still having trouble finding a p...

Residence in Yokohama

Hi I am moving to Yokohama in October. My office is in Kanagawa and want to plan my stay accordi...

Re: International apartment agencies

Tohto Co. Ltd. 03-5438-5612 Aya Hashimoto They speak Chinese, English, Korean, etc. Provides...

 Japan Expat Jobs

Swimming instructor

Does tokyo swim schools employ foreigner swim instructors? Needed advice.

Re: looking for a job

With your experience you should apply at a few Hotels, like the Grand Hyatt's Oak Door. Really grea...

Re: Mystery Shoppers in Tokyo & Kobe

Dear Marta, Nice to "meet" you here. The project sounds interesting. Will appreciate if you can ...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

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...

Re: Does your coffee pay you?

Hi There, I am from Singapore also dealing coffee & green tea. Are you dealing with OG?

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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