advantages of company formation in Japan

Japan company formation is sought-after by ambitious entrepreneurs as Japan boasts of being the third largest and the fourth largest economy in the world when it comes to nominal GDP and purchasing power parity respectively. In the years following World War II; government-industry cooperation, strong work ethic, mastery of high technology, and a comparatively small defence allocation helped Japan develop a technologically advanced economy. Japan is often ranked among the world’s most innovative countries leading several measures of global patent filings.

  • It has a huge and sophisticated market

  • It has a business friendly environment

  • You gain an entry into a market of 127 million people

  • It is the centre of technological innovation and product development

requirement to open a company


  • Minimum 1 Shareholder (any nationality)
  • Minimum 1 Director (any nationality)
  • Registered Office Address
  • Minimum Requirement of Share Capital is JPY 1
  • 1 Representative Director


  • Seal Certificate of each Investor and Director
  • Company’ Seal
  • Bank account and passbook of one of the Investor


  • Checking for name, activity and location availability and reserving the same
  • Confirming that there are no conflicting corporate names at the same address with the Legal Affairs Bureau
  • Evaluation and Orientation regarding the most appropriate tax category
  • Evaluation and Orientation regarding the most appropriate Company Form
  • Preparing, drafting and elaboration of the Articles of Association or By‐Laws
  • Complete analysis of all the other required corporate documents
  • Coordinating with public notary and formalization of By-Laws
  • Filing of the AOA and By‐Laws with the commercial registry
  • Application to register the incorporation of the KK with the Japan Legal Affairs Bureau
  • Acquisition of a certificate evidencing the company’s registration and a certificate evidencing the registration of its seal legally required
  • Representation of the company (Local Director)
  • Prestigious Address in Japan
  • Forwarding of incoming email
  • Trademark protection in Japan
  • Services for local resident Nominee Director


It usually takes approximately 23 days for company formation in Japan.
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