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Edmund Taylor

Living in Tokyo, from USA

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

Marina Salgado

Living in Tokyo, from Mexico

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

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Tokyo

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Tokyo expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Tokyo
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Enjoy living and working in Tokyo

Are you an expat living in Tokyo? 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 Tokyo can take you hours. However, by using our Tokyo expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Tokyo. Beginning with housing and household to tips about food & shopping - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Tokyo.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Tokyo. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from live in Barcelona to living in London.

Tokyo Expat Locations

T.Y. Harbor Brewery

T.Y. Harbor Brewery

Restaurants & Nightlife

Expat Advocate

Expat Advocate

Expat Institutions & Clubs

Zauo Shinjuku

Zauo Shinjuku

Restaurants & Nightlife

Deutsche Schule Tokyo Yokohama

Deutsche Schule Tokyo Yokohama

International Schools & Education

BiCE Tokyo - High end Italian restaurant in Central Tokyo

BiCE Tokyo - High end Italian restaurant in Central Tokyo

Restaurants & Nightlife

Cicada

Cicada

Restaurants & Nightlife

Teuchi Soba Narutomi

Teuchi Soba Narutomi

Restaurants & Nightlife

Nouryousen Summer Cruise (updated)

Nouryousen Summer Cruise (updated)

Culture & Sights

Information for the Expat Life in Tokyo

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

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

Interested in expat life around the world, though? We have additional information on dozens of countries and cities, from moving to Rome to moving to Washington, D.C.!

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