Japan

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Finnish Expats in Japan?

Connect with fellow Finns in Japan
Get information in our Japan guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Japan

Edmund Taylor

"Tokyo has so much to offer and InterNations made it much easier to become acclimated to life in this bustling city."

Marina Salgado

"In such a huge city, InterNations has created great events for expats to meet in Tokyo."

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in Japan

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in Japan? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage with?

InterNations Japan offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Japan or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in Japan is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

Meet other Finns at our events in Japan

Attend our monthly events and activities for Finns expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Japan Expat Guides

Tips and Advice on Japan from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in Japan goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Japanese mentality and way of life. Finns in Japan are a part of our community, calling cities such as Sapporo, the Kansai Region, Tokyo, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Tokyo, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Japanese InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the Japan Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Tokyo, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Japan has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage to the scenic Japanese Alps, you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in Japan on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in Japan

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Japan. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Japanese sushi and sashimi, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Tokyo’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Japan? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Hokkaido's wide open spaces and snowy frontier and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns living in Japan!