Created for expats living in Japan


Information on Japanese currency, bank accounts, electronic money, and other financial matters for foreign residents in Japan.

Cost of Living in Japan
How to Get a Credit Card in Japan: An Expat Guide
International Money Transfers to Japan
International Money Transfers from Japan
How to Open a Bank Account in Japan
Furusato Nozei: How to Benefit from Japan's Hometown Tax
Filing Japanese Income Tax
Electronic Money (E-Money) in Japan
Japanese Currency: Banknotes and Coins