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Using a Home Address as the Head Office Address

Will there be any problems if I register my home address as the address for my Japan subsidiary company or branch office? Using one’s home address as the head office address is allowed. However, if engaging in business that requires the application/approval of a “business manager” visa, one cannot use their home address as the…

201907.19
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Using the Latin Alphabet in Registering Employee Names

I understand that we can use the Latin alphabet in registering our trade name. Does this also hold true when registering the names of our employees? The use of the Roman alphabet is not allowed when registering names of employees. ★ Explanation ★ The Roman alphabet is allowed for trade names and company title. However,…

201907.12
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Using Romanized Characters in Trade Names

Is it possible to establish a subsidiary company or branch office in Japan with a trade name in Romanized characters? Trade names in Romanized characters are possible. ★ Explanation ★ The use of Roman alphabet in the registered trade names for a subsidiary company or branch office in Japan is possible, as stipulated in Article…

201907.12
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Using the Same or Similar Trade Names

Are we allowed to use a company name (trade name) that is the same as or similar to another company name established in Japan? Using the business name and the same trade name registered under another business and, when the location of the office is the same as the location of another corporation is not…

201907.05
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Comparing a Subsidiary Company and a Branch Office in Terms of Obtaining Permits and Licenses

Between a Japan subsidiary company and a Japan branch office, which would make it easier to process/receive the various permits and licenses in conducting business within Japan? Generally, there are several cases where a Japan subsidiary company would find it easier. ★ Explanation ★ 1. Requirements in getting various permits and licenses For businesses that…