Fees and timelines in 2022


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$18,210, including company incorporation, resident director, corporate bank account, and virtual office address. Refer to draft invoice embedded here.

Different Japan entity types Cost Draft invoice
Tax resident LLC (Godo Kaisha) US$18,210 View invoice PDF
Branch of a foreign company US$17,050 View invoice PDF
Representative office US$14,750 View invoice PDF
Joint stock company US$14,500 View invoice PDF
Limited liability partnership US$13,325 View invoice PDF
Free zone company US$13,325 View invoice PDF
Fast nominee LLC US$38,350 View invoice PDF
Turnkey solutions US$26,500 View invoice PDF
Japan professional services LLC without travel US$17,275 View invoice PDF
Bitcoin company US$16,325 View invoice PDF

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

Service LLC Free zone company LLP JSC Branch RO Japan professional services LLC without travel Bitcoin company
Engagement Planning 1 week 1 week 2 weeks 2 weeks 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week
Company incorporation period 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 5 weeks 4 weeks
Bank Account approval 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
Internet Banking approval 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 2 weeks 2 weeks
Engagement completion 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week
Total engagement period 13 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 14 weeks 13 weeks 13 weeks 13 weeks 12 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 contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Lee Wen Bin, directly:
Consultant at HC - Wen Bin
  • Ms. Lee Wen Bin
  • Client Engagements Department, Deputy Director
  • Contact me!
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