Type of organization

When you will start business in Japan, you are required to set up a legally approved organization.
The organization may choose from following two forms.
  @ establishment of branch office
  A establishment of Japanese company
When you make your decision, please refer to the list.

 

Branch Office 

 Japanese Company

Corporate 

Name 

 

The corporate name of your own country can be used.

A corporate name should include the words"kabushikikaisha"

Corporate

Status

・Subordinate the  status of the main office.
・All the credit duties to occur in
 the office belong to the  main office. 
・Effect of the suit also extends the main office.

Independent corporate status.

 Capital

 Requires no capital

Requires a remittance of the capital from the own country. 
・No minimum capitalization
requirements. 
One yen capital company may exist.

 Corporate

 Organizational

 Structure

Needs anyone who owns the address in Japan.
・His/her nationality is not asked. 

    Title: A representative in Japan
Same as on the left
  Title: A director

 Accounts 

・The accounts are performed by adding up with the main office. 
・The offset of profit and the money of deficit can be performed between
  the main office and a branch.
Independent accounts

 Procedure

 

(client)

(us)

Determine the necessary matters
Collect required documents

Prepare an affidavit and other required  documents 

Authorization of the affidavit at consulate

Seal documents
 
Register

Notification based on Foreign Exchangeand Foreign Trade Law

Start the activity of the branch office

  Determine the necessary matters
Collect required documents

Prepare all required documents

Seal documents

Authentication of the electronic articles of  incorporation

Remittance of the capital

Register


Notification based on Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade law


Start the activity of the company

 Registration
Expense

 Registration license tax   \90,000 Affidavit authorization fee at consul 
 (ex. at US consul  $30.)
Registration license tax     \150,000
Articles authorization         \ 52,000