The Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC)

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Tokyo Business Start-up Seminar is a free information session, combining seminar useful for opening a business in Tokyo and free consultation at TOSBEC (Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center). Participants can learn about how to start and expand a business in Japan (e.g. company registration, filing procedures, fundraising, etc.) through seminar, and try face-to face consultation service at TOSBEC. More than 85% of those who tried Tokyo Business Start-up Seminar said the consultation was helpful.

Carender of the Events

Free consultations with experts!

Schedule  Please note that the venue will be different for each schedule.

  1. March.11.2019(Mon.)2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 【Akasaka】
    Speaker: Yayoi Oguma/Founder of Bridge International Inc.
    (Bridge Japan to the rest of the world)
    Theme:40 minute lesson to mater do’s and don’ts in the Japanese business settings
    ※This seminar will be held in English. For more details
  2. March.13.2019(Wed.)2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 【Akasaka】
    ※This seminar will be held in Japanese.
  3. March.20.2019(Wed.)2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 【Shibuya】
    ※This seminar will be held in Japanese.
  4. March.26.2019(Tue.)2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 【Akasaka】
    ※This seminar will be held in Japanese.
  5. March.27.2019(Wed.)2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 【Marunouchi】
    ※This seminar will be held in Japanese.

Consultation booths

  • ●Certification of Articles of Incorporation
  • ●Company Registration
  • ●Tax(National Tax/Metropolitan Tax)
  • ●Immigration
  • ●Employment Insurance
  • ●Labor Insurance
  • ●Health Insurance/Pension Insurance
  • ●Small and Medium Enterprise Management  Consultant


ETRO HQ 7F, ARK Mori Building, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo

1F Shibuya Dogenzaka Tokyu Bldg., 1-10-8 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku,Tokyo (Plug and Play Shibuya powered by Tokyu Land Corporation)

2-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Building (TOKYO STARTUP STATION 2F)

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※We will try to accommodate your request, but please understand that we might not be able to provide consultation for all the areas you have selected.Also, depending on the congestion situation of the day, we may ask you to adjust the time individually.


How to Register

Call us or fax the registration form, or register online at the following URL.


The Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC) is a center jointly administered by the Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for the foreign companies which want to expand or launch their businesses in Tokyo.
TOSBEC provides free consultations with professionals in various fields of entrepreneurship and interpretation and translation services in multiple languages are also provided as needed.
Please come and participate in the information session if you are thinking about setting up business in Tokyo!


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