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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: Rental home near ASIJ?

Thank you, Rowen, for the websites and the response. I guess I am just wondering if there is anythi...

Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (J-SOX Act)

Hello everyone, I have some questions and thank you so much for your help in advance. What is th...

English Speaking Doctors in Kawasaki

Hi everyone.... Would anyone know if there are any English speaking doctors in the Kawasaki area? ...

 Japan Town Talk

Re: Visiting Tokyo

what cities will you be visiting? I just came back and I strongly suggest you to visit the neighbor...

Special Event for Foreigners- May, 17

Coming up this month, May 17th, there is a special event for foreigners in Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture (...

"BON" Hairstylist English&Spanish speaker in Tokyo

Hi guys Currently I am based in Singapore, I am now introducing all my skills & knowledge to th...

 Japan Expat Housing

Seeking apartment to rent in Utsonomiya area

Hello I recently moved to Japan, Tochigi prefecture. I am looking for a long term rental in or near...

Re: People with experience in running accomodation...

Been renting to tenants here since 2000. You are not dodging any laws if you rent for a 1 to 12 m...

Re: Summer accomodation

Hello Rinn, I might know something for you. If you are still searching please contact me" kov...

 Japan Expat Jobs

French and Russian courses online

Hi everybody ! My name is Pascal. I’m French, but I’m currently living in Russia. I’m offering F...

New Zealander looking for work

Hi there, I am a 30 year old female with a Diploma in Social Work and have been working for a go...

Re: Looking for expat wives who like cooking

Hi Yuko, I know your post is old but it is interesting! Is your business running now? I would l...

 Japan Expat Marketplace

Re: Used motorbikes Is in Japanese, but is the Best Cost-Performance, and You can Trust.

For Sale

I've got a couple of items for sale, bought when I moved to Tokyo but each only used a few times: ...

Transport option

Hi Guys! I need to purchase samples of the product ( 30kg ) from Japanese company in Fuki and don...

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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