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Daily Living Information

All Japan Relocation provides foreigners with useful living information such as how to take out trash, how to pay utility fees, English speaking hair salons, and many more.


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Japan - Guide to Daily Living Information 

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Healthcare in Japan for English Speakers

Medical care in Japan is comparable to that found in any Western country. Japan has a broad range of clinics and hospitals that offer all types of medical care, from checkups and routine vaccinations to complex surgeries and emergency care. That said, the health system in Japan does differ quite...

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Japan’s Residency Management System for Foreign Nationals

If you’re moving to Japan, one thing you definitely need to be aware of is what’s called the “Residency Management System.” This is what the Immigration Bureau of Japan calls their system for tracking the residency of foreigners in Japan. This system started on July 9th, 2012 and introduces some...

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Opening a Bank Account in Japan

Opening a bank account in Japan is a relatively easy process, but like all things here you will need to have patience and be armed with all of the required documents before you walk into your closest bank branch. Most Japanese banks are open from 9:00-15:00, Monday to Friday, except for nation...

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What Expats Should Know About Driving in Japan

Driving in a foreign country may be challenging. In Japan, the traffic flows on the left and many foreigners might have the impression that the roads are extremely narrow. Road signs in Japanese can be confusing which could make you nervous while driving. The following information will help yo...

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Online Grocery Shopping in Japan: Great Food Stores

Even if you don't drive in Japan and the nearest grocery store isn't within walking distance, shopping for food and daily necessities doesn't have to be a chore. With the country's efficient, advanced and reliable door-to-door delivery service - where you can specify the time of delivery and rest...

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Household Electronic Appliances in Japan

When a foreigner moves long-term to Japan such as for starting a new life as an expat, you will need to use household appliances in the residence you lease. If you bring appliances from your home country, you will face a lot of cumbersome matters. Here we show below the guidance on the voltage an...

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Money in Japan (Banknotes and Coins)

Despite growth of credit card use, you will still find yourself paying by cash on many occasions in your daily Tokyo life. Surprisingly, there are still many restaurants and stores which will not accept credit card payments. Here we explain to you the official currency of Japan and how to use it...

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Japanese warning system - J-ALERT

Japan lies on the circum-Pacific volcanic belt and we cannot avoid the possibility of the occurrence of the large-scale earthquake and volcanic eruption. In addition, there is a neighboring country which frequently test-fires the ballistic missiles, and it is increasing the risk that missiles hit...

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English-Speaking Maid, Housekeeping and House Cleaning Service Guide

Recently, more and more people are starting to use housekeeping and maid services in Japan. There are a wide variety of services offered such as cleaning, dish washing, laundry, cooking, babysitting, child sitting, butler service, secretary service etc. Among the many available choices, “Tsuk...

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Expat Living Guide


Information covering expat friendly bilingual facilities, international schools and useful living information, etc. 

Living in Japan: A Guide for Expats

Japan Destination Guide

Area guide of major cities in Japan. Introducing brief overview of each city, the facilities related to foreign residents.

Guide of Major Cities in Japan