Seminar on the Project to Accept Foreigners Conducting Housekeeping Services(for International Residents)

Updated: November 9, 2017,

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will hold a seminar on the Project to Accept Foreigners Conducting Housekeeping Services on Sat., December 16, 2017.
This seminar is intended for international residents looking into utilizing housekeeping services at their residences in Japan. At the event, representatives from housekeeping businesses will explain the benefits of their services. Additional consultations concerning these services will also be provided following the seminar. If you are interested in utilizing housekeeping services at your Japan residence, your participation is encouraged!

Event Outline
Date & Time: 13:15-14:15 (Doors open 12:20) on Saturday December 16, 2017
Venue: 3F Otemachi Sankei Plaza (1-7-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)
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Sponsor: TMG
Target Audience: International residents considering utilizing housekeeping services
Language: English (with Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation)
Number of Participants: Approximately 100 people (apply in advance).
* Should the number of applicants exceed our capacity, there may be a lottery.
How to apply to attend: Please use the link below to apply by Friday December 1, 2017.
Application Form URL:

About the Event
Introduction: Ms. Yuriko Koike (Governor of Tokyo)
Project Summary: Director for National Strategic Special Zone, TMG
 Ms. Yuki Takahashi (Executive Vice President, National Housekeeping Services Association)
 Ms. Makiko Sawafuji (Deputy General Manager, Kurashinity Division, Sales & Marketing Headquarters, Pasona Inc.)
 * Consultations on using the service will be held after the seminar, from 14:15 to 15:00.

About the Project to Accept Foreigners Conducting Housekeeping Services
The Project to Accept Foreigners Conducting Housekeeping Services was launched to promote the increased participation of women in the workforce, as well as address an increasing need for domestic services. The program utilizes National Strategic Special Zones with a view to spurring mid to long-term economic growth. Housekeeping service operators must be certified by a third party management committee comprised of appropriate nationaI and local government bodies in order to participate in this program. Currently, six such services are certified by TMG.
※Companies that have receive certification as specific institutions (Certified on February 21, 2017)
Bears Co., Ltd., Poppins Corporation, DUSKIN CO., LTD., NICHIIGAKKAN CO., LTD., PASONA Inc., and Pinay International Ltd.

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