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Services

Representative (Liaison) Office Services

  • It is well known that the representative office is the simplest and most cost effective choice as the first step to entering this new market.
    It allows physical presence in Japan without allocating a high budget
  • Representing foreign businesses in Japan
  • Acting as a communication channel between the parent company and Japanese companies
  • Facilitating technical/financial collaborations between foreign and Japanese companies
  • Liaising with various government departments on behalf of the foreign entity

Incorporation Services

Professional services for incorporating your company in Japan - either a stand-alone company (GK, KK) or a branch of your existing company

Staffing / Human Resource Management

Have your own staff working for you in case you need particular tasks done on a regular basis. We can designate an individual from our own staff or alternatively recruit a new qualified person to work for you. We coordinate, oversee, and validate staff activities. Should there be any problem, you can be sure we are in control which means you are in control

Fairs & Exhibitions

We visit the venues as your representative and talk to the exhibitors you specify to gather the necessary information for you or to inform them about the products and services you offer. The most important venues are Tokyo Big Sight, Makuhari Messe in Tokyo, and Intex Osaka, among many others

Government Contractors

If you are a US government contractor, we can offer you the local support that you need to complete your mission

Physical Address

We provide a physical, registered address for any kind of situation when this is legally required such as incorporation

Local Director

When requested, we can provide a local nominee director for incorporation or branch registration

Maintenance of a Japanese Website

In case you need a website in Japanese, we can translate it for you, and moreover host it on a server in Japan

Task Performing & Management

Our clients appoint JPA as their representative in Japan to perform the assigned tasks or act on their behalf in situations where they themselves cannot be present

Accounting

Our clients appoint JPA as their representative in Japan to perform the assigned tasks or act on their behalf in situations where they, themselves, cannot be present

Obtaining Local Licenses

We can help you get the licenses required for performing certain business in Japan such as PSE or PSC certifications for electronic products

M&A Advisory & Transactional Advisory

If you are interested in aquiring or being bought by a Japanese corporation, we can mediate this transaction on your behalf and in your terms

English - Japanese Translations

We can provide Japanese - English and vice-versa translations of the correspondence with your Japanese partners or translations of any other necessary documents. Interpreter and guide services are also available

Amazon Japan Support

If you are interested in selling products on Amazon Japan, we can help with providing the local presence requested by Amazon Japan which would be local contact office and customer support assistant

Crypto Currency

We can help with setting up an account at a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan

Gather Information

We can help with gathering intelligence and any necessary information from Japan

Bank Account

We can help you open and manage a bank account at a Japanese bank. Your nominee director has to be granted the right to operate the account
To open an account at any bank, the company seal is needed, not just the signature of the representative person in charge

Service Packages

Examples of Service Packages

Basic Plan

  • Physical address in Tokyo, fully equipped office and meeting facilities
  • Phone number, fax number
  • Sending and receiving faxes
  • Verbal and written communication with Japanese partners and in English with our clients
  • Translation of the correspondence from Japanese to English and vice-versa
  • Operation during Japan working hours
    Our clients appoint JPA as their representative in Japan to perform the assigned tasks or act on their behalf in situations where they themselves cannot be present

Value Plan

  • All services listed in the Basic Package plus:
  • Active search for suitable business partners in Japan. This includes searching companies databases, consulting specialists from various firms and organizations, supporting business matching, and direct contacting of companies
  • Depending on your needs, the Representative Office can carry out activities including customer service and technical support, product development, marketing management, production management, human resource management, IT support, financial planning, and other organizational activities
  • The Representative Office can also be requested to carry out organizational structural activities such as green field in-plant, relocate, downsize, closedown, acquisition, merger, establish a dedicated operation, and more
    Our clients appoint JPA as their representative in Japan to perform the assigned tasks or act on their behalf in situations where they themselves cannot be present

Benefits

  • Presence on the Japanese market
  • No need for typical investments necessary for opening an office
  • No need for high monthly overheads for office expenses (rent fee, maintenance fees, staff wages, transportation, etc.)
  • Operation during Japan business hours, communication in both languages
  • In case you already have a sales representative, we can still assist you as an independent agent and observer of the market
About the fees

Fees

The following are one-time fee services:
  • Branch registration or company registration (in case you have your own local director and physical address)
  • Opening a bank account
  • Translations
  • Trade Fairs participation
  • Staff recruiting
  • Accounting (once a year)
The following are charged on monthly basis:
  • The Basic and Value Packages
  • Representative (liaison) office services
  • Branch registration or company registration (in case you need a local director and physical address from us)
  • Physical address
  • Nominee local director
  • Maintaining a bank account (the local director and physical address are provided by us)
  • Website on a Japanese server
Note: Monthly fees are payable every month, every 2 months, or every 3 months
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