Support

We provide consistent one-stop service for establishing a base or expanding business in Japan.

Information Service

JETRO provides information on the Japanese market, industries, regulations and relevant legal systems, and other matters through individual consultations with JETRO's dedicated staff and market experts.

  • Japanese market and industry information

  • How to establish a base
    (Registration, visa, tax, labor, legal, and other affairs)

  • Service providers
    (Recruitment, real estate companies, accounting firms, and other companies)

  • Licensing and related legal systems

  • National and regional incentives

  1. Please refer to the information on this website.

  2. For foreign and foreign-affiliated companies that meet certain conditions, JETRO's professional staff also provide customized information based on individual requests. If you are interested, please contact JETRO first.

A Glimpse of Past Web Seminar

As part of JETRO's support, we also hold webinars that provide information on the Japanese market and industry for foreign and foreign-affiliated companies. If you are interested, please contact us using the inquiry form at the bottom of this page.

Facilities

We offer a free office space for a certain period of time at our Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama, and Fukuoka Investment Japan and Business Support Centers (IBSCs). There are also private rooms with telephone and network environment, and shared facilities such as multipurpose halls and conference rooms. In cities within the local governments participating in support programs where IBSCs are not established, we provide temporary office rental support. Please contact us for details.

Temporary office

Temporary office outline (Example of IBSC Tokyo)

Tenancy terms

Foreign and foreign-affiliated companies planning to invest in and expand business in Japan (companies certified by JETRO to provide service) * There are various conditions for using this service.

Tenancy period

Fifty business days in principle (You can extend it if necessary, but a tenancy fee will be charged.)

Tenancy fee

Free (Security deposit and communication costs are not included.)

Equipment

Desks, chairs, telephones, and Internet lines

Shared facilities

Conference rooms and multipurpose halls

Room area

About 13.5 square meters (Two-person room), about 18.0 square meters (Three-person room), and about 36.0 square meters (Six-person room)

Two-person room example

Four-person room example

Six-person room example


Multipurpose halls and conference rooms

By using the multi-purpose hall and conference room in IBSCs, you can conduct business activities such as seminars, meetings, exhibitions, and business meetings without having to arrange external facilities.

Multipurpose hall and conference room outline
(Example of IBSC Tokyo)

Terms of use

IBSC tenant company(There are various conditions for using this service.)

Hall

Area 131.2 square meters

Number of users

(Classroom style) about 42 seats

(Theater style) about 100 people

Equipment

26 two-seater tables, 72 chairs, microphone, projector, screen, podium, whiteboard, hanger rack, guide simultaneous interpretation booth *Simultaneous interpretation device needs to be arranged by yourself.

Conference room:

Projector and whiteboard available

Reception room:

Blu-ray disc and DVD equipment available

  1. The above is for the facilities of Tokyo IBSC. For other regional IBSCs, please refer to the following link. List of IBSCs

    Investment Japan Business Support Centers (IBSCs)

Example of multipurpose hall

Example of conference room

Example of conference room

Government and Other Networks

We support your business in Japan through our broad network.

  • Introduction of the government and related ministries and agencies

  • Introduction of local governments

  • Introducing business partners and providing opportunities for interaction

  • Introduction of experts (Judicial scriveners, attorneys, tax accountants, certified social insurance labor consultants, and other experts)

  • Introduction of universities interested in partnerships with foreign-affiliated companies

  1. Please refer to the information on this website.

  2. For foreign and foreign-affiliated companies that meet certain conditions, JETRO's professional staff also introduce experts, national and local governments, and partner company information, based on individual requests. If you are interested, please contact JETRO first.

Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC)

We provide consistent one-stop service for establishing a base or expanding business in Japan.

At JETRO’s IBSCs located in six major cities in Japan (Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, and Fukuoka), their experienced, dedicated staff and experts provide various types of support free of charge to foreign and foreign-affiliated companies planning to establish a base or expand their business in Japan (partially for a fee). We also offer a free temporary office for up to 50 business days.

We offer information and consultation services online as well.

Contact Us

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

JETRO Worldwide

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

Overseas Offices