How to Get a Juminhyo (Resident Record) in Japan: Methods and Steps
Life in Japan July 1st, 2022

How to Get a Juminhyo (Resident Record) in Japan: Methods and Steps

A detailed guide so you can stop wondering.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Dog Ownership in Japan: A Manual for Foreign Residents
Life in Japan June 24th, 2022

Dog Ownership in Japan: A Manual for Foreign Residents

Japan's new microchip registration for pets, what to do if your dog has hurt others, dog run etiquette, and more.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Get Married in Japan: Document Checklist + Step-by-Step Guide
Life in Japan June 17th, 2022

How to Get Married in Japan: Document Checklist + Step-by-Step Guide

A simple-to-follow guide for tying the knot in Japan. Necessary documents to prepare and precise steps to follow.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
What is Japan’s Family Register System (Koseki)?
Life in Japan June 10th, 2022

What is Japan’s Family Register System (Koseki)?

What should non-Japanese citizens know about Japan’s family register system (koseki)? Do foreign residents need a koseki? And more!
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
My Number Card for Foreigners in Japan: A Quick Start Guide
Life in Japan June 3rd, 2022

My Number Card for Foreigners in Japan: A Quick Start Guide

What to know to start benefiting today—just in time for those My Number reward points in June 2022.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Submit a Moving-out Form in Japan
Life in Japan May 27th, 2022

How to Submit a Moving-out Form in Japan

What is tenshutsu todoke? When should I submit it? Can I use a proxy? We cover 3 methods, give you a step-by-step guide, and answer all your pressing questions.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Top 6 Jobs To Work From Home In Japan For Foreigners
Life in Japan May 18th, 2022

Top 6 Jobs To Work From Home In Japan For Foreigners

The pandemic Covid-19 has changed how we work. Working from home or remote work has become a norm. Working from home has opened up many opportunities for freelancers to find suitable employment.
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
5 Fascinating Reasons Why People Like Virtual Mail
Mail Trivia May 11th, 2022

5 Fascinating Reasons Why People Like Virtual Mail

A great virtual mail service helps you go paperless, simplify workflow, access and avoid missing important mail and delegate tasks.
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
Understand Residence Tax In Japan
Life in Japan April 29th, 2022

Understand Residence Tax In Japan

As a foreigner living in Japan, you’re legally required to pay residence tax (住民税, jūminzei). We'll walk you through understanding the basics and the two most important things to be wary of with residence tax payment.  
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer
Three Reasons Why You Should Learn Japanese And How To Do It As A Foreigner In Japan
Life in Japan April 22nd, 2022

Three Reasons Why You Should Learn Japanese And How To Do It As A Foreigner In Japan

Would you like to begin studying Japanese, but are unsure where to start? We've listed our top 3 resources to jumpstart your learning journey. We've also included the three most common reasons investing in Japanese learning is a good idea!
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Ruby Doan
Ruby Doan Staff Writer