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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 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 top 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 living in Barcelona to living in London.

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Information for the Expat Life in Tokyo

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 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.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Tokyo? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Rome or moving to Washington, D.C.!

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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