About

The Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center unifies the procedures that foreign companies and start-ups need to complete to establish a business. This is a first for our country. Through personalized service provided by staff knowledgeable in administrative procedures and experts, the center helps to facilitate the prompt completion of various filing procedures required when starting a business, including those for certification of articles of incorporation, company registration and notification of incorporation, taxes, social security, and immigration. Furthermore, to meet the needs of companies, the center also offers support for electronic applications as well as interpretation and translation services in several languages.
Additional facilities located on the same floor are also available to assist. Bilingual consultants at the Business Development Center TOKYO help to match foreign companies seeking to expand their business into Tokyo with business partners and handle inquires on life in Tokyo. In addition, the Tokyo Employment Consultation Center has also been established here to assist foreign companies that have just started doing business in Tokyo with accurately understanding Japanese employment rules, supporting the smooth development of business.

Duties

The center assists in the preparation of applications for Certification of Articles of Incorporation and other procedures below, and accepts the applications.

Our service covers administrative procedures regarding business establishment. (We do not provide procedures of alteration)

In Tax section(National Tax and Metropolitan Tax) , Users may submit application forms, etc. written in English, while receiving support from interpreters or using form samples written in English.

Section Duties
Certification of Articles of Incorporation Certification of Articles of Incorporation by a notary service
Company Registration Consultation related to company registration, support for online procedures(PDF) PDFアイコン
Tax
(National Tax)
1.Notification of Incorporation (example form)  PDFアイコン
2.Application for Approval of Filing a Blue-form Tax Returns(PDF) PDFアイコン
3.Notification of Establishment/Relocation/Discontinuance of an Office Paying Salaries(PDF) PDFアイコン
4.Application for Approval of Extension of Withholding Tax Payment(PDF) PDFアイコン
Tax
(Metropolitan Tax)
1.Notification of Incorporation (example form)  PDFアイコン
2.Notification/Application for Extension of Time to File Tax Statement (example form)  PDFアイコン
Immigration Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence under the categories of  “Business Manager,”(PDF) PDFアイコン “Intra-company Transferee,” (PDF) PDFアイコンand  “Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/Int’l Services,“ (PDF) PDFアイコンwhen related to the establishment of a business
(includes forms for family members applying at the same time)
Employment Insurance 1.Notification for Establishment of a Business Covered by Employment Insurance 
2.Notification for Qualification Acquisition of Employment Insurance 
Labor Insurance 1.Notification for Establishment of Insurance Relation(PDF) PDFアイコン
2.Estimated Insurance Premiums Declaration(PDF) PDFアイコン
3.Notification of Applicable Understanding (PDF) PDFアイコン
4.Notification of Rules of Employment
5.Labor-Management Agreement for Overtime and Holiday Work(PDF) PDFアイコン
As for 1 and 2 above, application forms downloaded from the websites cannot be used. Please use the forms in Japanese provided at the center.
Health Insurance/
Pension Insurance
1.Notification for New Application(PDF) PDFアイコン
2.Notification for Qualification Acquisition (PDF) PDFアイコン
3.Notification for Changes of Insured Person’s Dependents / Notification of Third Insured Person Qualification(PDF) PDFアイコン
4.Notification of Name in Romaji (PDF) PDFアイコン

Additional facilities located on the same floor are also available to assist. Bilingual consultants at the Business Development Center TOKYO help to match foreign companies seeking to expand their business into Tokyo with business partners and handle inquires on life in Tokyo. In addition, the Tokyo Employment Consultation Center has also been established here to assist foreign companies that have just started doing business in Tokyo with accurately understanding Japanese employment rules, supporting the smooth development of business.