Osaka

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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."

Enjoy living and working in Osaka

Are you an expat living in Osaka? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Japanese aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺIs a bow or a handshake the acceptable way of greeting a Japanese person?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for postal services in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Osaka can take you hours. However, by using our Osaka expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Osaka. Beginning with housing and household top tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Osaka.

Top Articles in the Osaka Expat Guide

  • Moving to Osaka

    As Japan's second economic hub after Tokyo, Osaka is a large and densely populated city. The city is acknowledged to be bustling and lively, and moving there would guarantee an enriching and intense experience for any expat. To ease your move to Osaka, we have collected some info on accommodation, climate and more!
  • Living in Osaka

    Osaka is a city where traditions meet modernity: on one hand its typical dishes, its port, and its trading history; on the other, the modern services and facilities, as well as the various shopping and entertainment opportunities. We cover the facts on leisure, transportation and more in this article.
  • Working in Osaka

    Working in Osaka can guarantee many diverse opportunities since its economy can rely on different leading sectors. Moreover, the government’s effort to promote economic growth is creating a very strong and versatile market. Find out more about working in Osaka in this article!

Information for the Expat Life in Osaka

Are you looking for specific information, such as international schools in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Japan? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Osaka, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Osaka. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Osaka expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Osaka and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Konbanwa from our expats living and working in Osaka.

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."

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