Important points for foreigners doing business in Japan
In order for a foreigner to establish a company and conduct business in Japan, it is necessary to obtain a “Business Manager” visa.This "Business Manager" is a status of residence that allows foreigners to manage trade and other businesses in Japan, or to engage in the management of such businesses.Therefore, simply obtaining a "Business Manager" […]
Status of residence for international students who do not find a job after graduation and engage in entrepreneurial activities
Foreigners who are studying at a Japanese university with a "Student" status of residence need to change their status of residence to a different one in order to continue to stay in Japan after graduation.If you want to find a job, you will need to apply for a work-related status of residence such as "Engineer/Specialist […]
Requirements for a foreigner to become the representative of a Japanese branch and obtain the status of residence of “Business Manager”
When a new foreign national is appointed as the representative of a Japanese branch of a foreign company and applies for the status of residence of "Business Manager", the business scale of the company will be considered.Specifically, one of the following will be the criteria for permission. In addition to those engaged in management or […]
Points to note when using a rented house as an office when applying for a status of residence of “Business Manager”
When applying for a status of residence of “Business Manager” using a rented house as an office, you need to pay attention to the following points. It is necessary to obtain permission from the landlord to use it as an office. There must be a clear separation between the residential area and the office area. […]
Is a virtual office acceptable for a foreigner to establish a company in Japan and obtain a "Business Manager" status of residence?
When a foreigner establishes a company in Japan, it is necessary to secure an office.In recent years, there are examples of startups and SOHOs using a so-called virtual office where an operator answers incoming calls without actually moving in by borrowing an address or phone number.However, this virtual office is not permitted when obtaining the […]
Is capital of 5 million yen necessary to establish a new company and acquire a status of residence of “Business Manager”?
Some foreigners think that 5,000,000 yen is required for capital in order to establish a new company in Japan and obtain the status of residence of "Business Manager", but this is not accurate.The "Ministerial Order to Provide for Criteria Pursuant to Article 7, Paragraph (1), Item (ii) of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act" […]
Procedures required for foreigners to hire employees in Japan
There are procedures required for a foreigner to set up a company in Japan and then hire an employee.If you hire at least one employee after the company is established, the company will be covered by labor insurance (worker's accident compensation insurance and unemployment insurance).The employer must submit an insurance relationship establishment notification within 10 […]
For foreigners living abroad to create a company in Japan and obtain a "Business Manager" visa
The status of residence for a foreigner to manage a company in Japan is "Business Manager".If you are a foreigner living abroad, you will apply for a visa through the Japanese embassy in that country.However, this method takes a lot of time for immigration.From now on, if you go to Japan and start a company, […]
Do you know the "Electronic Articles of Incorporation"?
Not limited to foreigners, if you want to establish a new company in Japan, you need to prepare the articles of incorporation.The items to be stated in the articles of incorporation are stipulated by the Companies Act, and the items that must be stated (absolute items) are as follows. Purpose Trade name Location of the […]
Precautions when a foreigner who worked with a status of residence of "Skilled Labor (cook)" opens a restaurant as a manager.
A person who works at a restaurant in Japan with a status of residence of "Skilled Labor (cook)" must change to a status of residence of "Business Manager" if he / she wants to open the restaurant independently.And changing to a status of residence of "Business Manager" means establishing a company to run a restaurant.That […]