pay fee by instalmentsIncorporation costs in Year 1 amount to US$5,950 and annual company costs in Year 2 and thereafter amount to US$0. The average total fees per Japan engagement amounts to US$13,325, including company incorporation, resident director, corporate bank account, and virtual office address. Refer to draft invoice embedded here.

Different Japan entity typesCostDraft invoice
Tax resident LLC (Godo Kaisha)US$13,325Japan GK invoice
Branch of a foreign companyUS$17,050Japan branch invoice
Representative officeUS$14,750Japan rep office
Joint stock companyUS$14,500Japan JSC invoice
Limited liability partnershipUS$13,325Japan LLP invoice
Free zone companyUS$13,325Japan free zone invoice
Fast nominee LLCUS$38,350Japan fast nominee solution invoice
Turnkey solutionsUS$36,750Japan turnkey solution invoice
Japan professional services LLC without travelUS$17,275Japan professional services LLC without travel invoice

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The average engagement period for Japan business setup is 13 weeks as outlined below:

ServiceLLCFree zone companyLLPJSCBranchRO
Engagement Planning1 week1 week2 weeks2 weeks1 week1 week
Company incorporation period6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks6 weeks
Bank Account approval4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks
Internet Banking approval1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week
Engagement completion1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week
Total engagement period13 weeks13 weeks14 weeks14 weeks13 weeks13 weeks

japan business registration engagement period timeline

  • Preparing a detailed project plan;
  • Our Client confirms the corporate structure;
  • Collecting due diligence from our Client.
  • Our Client signs the corporate bank account opening forms;
  • Healy Consultants prepares a business plan;
  • Healy Consultants visits the bank for interview;
  • The Bank Legal and Compliance Department review and approve the banking application;
  • The Bank Front Office email corporate bank account numbers to our client.
  • The Bank Operations Department mails the internet username and passwords to our Client;
  • Some of our Clients’ request Healy Consultants to activate the internet banking on their behalf.
  • Healy Consultants confirms all Client due diligence is received;
  • Healy Consultants couriers to our Client the complete original company and bank account documents;
  • Our Client completes our web page feedback survey;

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in Japan, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com. Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi