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Latest Updates"Fukuoka City" Startup Visa for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Mar 16, 2016

Fukuoka is the city in Japan for startups, and has been designated a National Strategic Special Zone. The Startup Visa program is recognized only in Fukuoka City, and takes advantage of the looser regulatory restrictions that come with the Special Zone status.

The Startup Visa has relaxed application requirements for foreigners seeking residential status (Business Manager). By using a Startup Visa, foreign entrepreneurs can more easily establish their businesses in Japan.

Where to Apply

Startup Café
3rd Floor,TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE TENJIN,1-20-17 Imaizumi,Chuo-ku,Fukuoka
Business Hours:10:00-21:00
Tokyo Representative Office, Fukuoka City
12th Floor,Japan Municipal Research Center,2-4-1,Hirakawacho,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo
Business Hours:9:00-18:00(Weekdays)

For more details, please see the link below
FUKUOKA CITY Startup VisaExternal site: a new window will open.


Business Startup & Investment Promotion Department Economy, Tourism & Culture Bureau, Fukuoka City
Tel:+81-(0)92-687-4503 (Multilingual), +81-(0)92-711-4455 (Japanese)
E-mail: sogyodaigaku.EPB@city.fukuoka.lg.jp