Invest Japan Hotline

JETRO supports foreign companies and foreign-affiliated companies in Japan by

  • Giving consultation regarding administrative procedures required for FDI into Japan.
  • Arranging meetings with officials of regulatory agencies if needed.
  • Relaying requests for regulatory reforms to the Japanese government.

Consultation regarding investing in Japan and regulatory reform from foreign companies or foreign-affiliated companies in Japan

  • Consultation regarding and investing in Japan
    (Administrative procedures and information on regulations and systems, use of the "Regulatory Sandbox Scheme")
  • Service available in languages other than Japanese
One stop service provided by JETRO

Invest Japan Hotline

When the call line is busy, please contact us via the "Inquiry form" below.

Accepting inquiries,Collating content of inquiries (translating into Japanese when necessary) if able to answer the matter, JETRO will answer questions directly.

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Hours:9:00~12:00/13:00~17:00 Days: Monday to Friday (Closed on Saturday and Sunday, national holidays)


Consultation regarding investing in Japan including use of the "Regulatory Sandbox Scheme"(Arrange meeting within the same day)

JETRO will arrange meetings with the relevant authoritiesExternal site: a new window will open and provide comprehensive support including language support

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    After the relevant authorities receive the request, they will coordinate with JETRO on a date and time for consultation within the same day

  2. 2.

    In principal, a Jetro staff will escort the foreign company or the foreign-affiliated company, representative and provide language support during the consultation with the relevant authorities within one week (excluding weekends and public holidays)

Requests for regulatory reforms (when necessary)

JETRO will follow up on each case from the time the request is received to the time the result is reported

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    After examining the request, the Cabinet Office will ask the relevant authoritiesExternal site: a new window will open to consider possibilities of reform.

  2. 2.

    Certain answers from the relevant authorities may be reported to the Regulatory Reform Council for discussion. As a general rule, the Cabinet Office report the result of the deliberation at the Council to JETRO prior to the official announcement.

  3. 3.

    The result of the deliberation at the Council will be reported to the foreign company or the foreign-affiliated company through JETRO if it is to be released to the public.

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Investing in Japan

We will do our very best to support your business expansion into and within Japan. Please feel free to contact us via the form below for any inquiries.

Inquiry Form

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Our network covers over 50 countries worldwide. You can contact us at one of our local offices near you for consultation.

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