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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

Setting up a business in Japan

Hello guys, I am thinking of starting a company in Japan (currently reside outside japan and own...

Re: Looking for a Dentist and Medical Doctor Yokohama

HELLO , Laura. My italian friend recommend this website . I shall b...

Assitance with Things often over looked

Hello Internations Tokyo, My name is Paul and I am currently an honors mechanical engineering ma...

 Japan Town Talk

looking for a japanese partner

Hi, I'm looking a partner who invite me in japan.i am a Senegalese and I' am a bachelor. so I invit...

Re: New

Hi Rowen. Thanks for your response. No i couldn't attend last weeks event as i was in Australia the...

Re: Need Help Moving to Tokyo

Narmina: thank you! I checked the website and it looked pretty good! Tom Suda: thank you! Two q...

 Japan Expat Housing

Month long stay for 75 in Kyoto

Hello, I work for Remote Year. We are a start up, currently taking an inaugural group of 75 loca...

Re: Jiyugaoka profile

Hi Eric, Thanks for the post. My move has been postponed until October, so I am in still looking...

Re: House rent in Osaka/suburban area

Thank you Kent. wow, that's hard, I really have to consider this move properly. In here only by d...

 Japan Expat Jobs

Re: (2Kyen/h) IT support desk position in Tokyo

Patrick, please shoot us an email at with your English (and Japanese, if po...

Looking for Entry into the IT FIeld

I am searching for an IT Position that would help me get into the Information Technology field. The...

Jobs in Tokyo - Accounting position?

Hello everyone, I'm looking to see if anyone knows of any opportunities in the areas of business...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Re: Where to buy household electronics

Hi Dennis, did you have any problems using Japanese electronics in the US before? Japan is 10...

Seeking for a used Speed Boat

Dear Tokyo IN. If anyone has or has leads to where I can get a used speed boat, kindly get back to ...

Sayonara Sale Tokyo

All kinds of furniture, a Honda Stream 2009, iPhone (SoftBank) etc for sale. Details on http://www....

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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