Created for expats living in Japan


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

Furusato Nozei: How to Benefit from Japan's Hometown Tax
Public Utility Prices in Japan (Electricity, Gas, Water)
Cost of Living in Japan
Electronic Money (E-Money) in Japan
How to Open a Bank Account in Japan
How to Get a Credit Card in Japan: An Expat Guide
What you should know about Consumption Tax in Japan
International Money Transfers to Japan
International Money Transfers from Japan
Japanese Currency: Banknotes and Coins