Category: Mail Trivia

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
What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan?

What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan?

Did you know? Virtual office addresses can be used for Japanese company incorporation. Plus, with virtual mail software—no Japanese required.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
International Shipping from Japan: Options & FAQs [Updated 2022]
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia April 2nd, 2022

International Shipping from Japan: Options & FAQs [Updated 2022]

Finding the best way to ship something from Japan depends mostly on your budget and the type of goods you wish to send. This article covers the most popular and trusted options for sending items from Japan to your home country. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Contributing Editor & Writer
Virtual Offices in Japan, Explained [Updated 2022]

Virtual Offices in Japan, Explained [Updated 2022]

An A-to-Z guide of what to know up front before you make the switch.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Japan Post Forwarding: How to Forward Mail Online
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia February 25th, 2022

Japan Post Forwarding: How to Forward Mail Online

If you’re (1) getting ready to forward your mail to us for our virtual mail service, or (2) simply want to know how to use Japan Post’s forwarding service, we have you covered. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Japan’s Postal Symbol and Other Amusing Mail Trivia
Mail Trivia January 6th, 2022

Japan’s Postal Symbol and Other Amusing Mail Trivia

Odd-yet-interesting tales of Japan’s postal system.
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Nengajo: Your Total Guide to Japan’s New Year Cards
Life in Japan, Mail Trivia December 13th, 2021

Nengajo: Your Total Guide to Japan’s New Year Cards

Here’s everything you need to know about Japan’s year-end greeting exchange: History, how-tos, and your FAQs answered. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System

Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System

The man who established Japan’s postal system and helped to realize a modern Japan. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?

User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?

Who can use a virtual office address in Japan? Who can’t? And regulatory concepts that often hinder virtual address use.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Contributing Editor & Writer
How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki
Entrepreneurship, Business, Mail Trivia November 24th, 2021

How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki

How to register a company address change, the necessary paperwork to file, and how much it will cost to do it yourself or ask a specialist.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist