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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: Moving to Osaka

The cost of living depends on your living place but an average of lent fee is about 800~1,000$ of 1...

Re: Cellphone, Cable TV and Internet Providers

Hi Sayuri, thank you for the information. Best Regards, Carlos

Re: Mobile and credit card

Braca, you can make a log-in at the site of your service provider and change the payment method to ...

 Japan Town Talk

Summer, sand and ... beeeeach :-)

Join us for a day in paradise !! Its summer and we are going to have some serious fun. https://...


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Re: Volunteers needed and get rewarded

Thank you! I just replied to you.

 Japan Expat Housing

Re: Sharing a house

Hola !! How long are you gonna stay in Tokyo !? I live in the northern of Japan. I will be in Tok...

Looking for a roommate, nice place near Umeda

Hello, I'm looking for someone to take my room over end of July. It's near Umeda and it is a very c...

Re: Looking for a Sharehouse from march 2016

Hey ! Are you still looking for a place ? I'm currently living in Osaka near Umeda with a Japanese...

 Japan Expat Jobs

Re: Japanese speakers seeking internships in Europe

Very nice David !!

Re: Seeking Consultant for luxury fashion products

Hello there, Could you please give me some more information about your post. I could be reached o...

looking for a job

I start to live in Nagoya with my japanese wife. We were living in Barcelona and we moved to Japan....

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Re: Tuna Fish Supply

Hey Cezar, Well, I was not aware of such website, trying it now ;) Thanks, Paulo

Re: Fine foods import

Hi Merieme I have a restaurant in Niigata, we're always looking for new products, especially organi...

Brand new Macbook Air, 13, inch, charger

Anyone interested in a brand new macbook air 13 inch charger? Never been used! Let me know: e.h....

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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