Japan Company Documents

As company incorporation agents our experience and relationship with the Japan Companies Registry means, we can obtain registry copies of company documents and conduct comprehensive Japan company searches.

We are able to supply company documents from the Companies Registry in Japan, the documents we can probably provide include:

  • Corporate Certificate/Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association
  • Mortgages and Charges
  • Directors - name, address and other directorships
  • Shareholders List

We can provide certified copies of Japan company documents held at the company register, an Apostille service can also be provided on certified copies of Japan company documents issued by the Japan Companies Registry.

Japan Company Search Report

The contents of a company search report on a Japanese company will include:

  • Company Name
  • English company name
  • Company Registration Number
  • Date Founded
  • Date of Incorporation//Registration date
  • Company Type
  • Company Code
  • Company Activity - description of activity
  • Details of any branch offices - where available
  • Key suppliers and Customers of the company - where available
  • TIC & TDB Company Code
  • Representative
  • Registered Office Address
  • Company contact details -telephone, fax, website - where available
  • Additional details including notes on the General situation of the business
  • Renewal date of the Japanese company

Company Share Capital:

  • Share Capital - yen
  • Number of Shares Issued
  • Paid-up Capital - Number of shares
  • Shares with restriction on transfer

Details on each Director/the Management including:

  • Full Name
  • Position held - President, Senior Managing Director, Managing Director, Director, Auditor
  • Additional details included on Senior Management - where available

Shareholder Details including:

  • Number of Shareholders
  • Principal Shareholders names
  • Respective shareholdings for each Shareholder - number of shares and percentage
  • Notes filed at the registry on the shareholders - where available
  • Details if restrictions on the transfer of shares

Additional details including:

  • Licenses held - where available
  • History on the company - including changes to company name
  • Parent Company, Affiliated company
  • Number of Employees

Company Accounts where available including:

  • Analysis of the Financial Statements
  • Condensed Balance Sheet
  • Condensed Income Statement
  • Condensed Statement of changes in Net Worth
  • Bank
  • Employees

Documents are filed at the registry in Japanese, the company search report is provided in Japanese with an English translation.

Japan Company Search Report - Timescale

The search report will be ordered from the Companies Registry and is delivered by email in 5-7 days.

Corporate Certificate/Certificate of Incorporation

We can supply a Corporate Certificate for a registered Japanese company, which we can provide Notarised, Apostilled and with an English translation. To obtain a copy we visit the local government office, so it is an official document.

The Corporate Certificate includes the Company/Corporate Name, Head Office address, public notice details, Date of Establishment/Company Registration, Activities/purpose of the company, total number of shares authorised to be issued, number and type of shares, total share capital, any restrictions on share transfers, directors name and details.

For larger Japanese companies there can be additional clauses and changes to items on the Corporate Certificate which, can lead to lengthier document. Once you have ordered the Japanese Corporate Certificate we, can if required advise translation costs into English.

Japan Certificate of Incorporation

Japan Certificate of Good Standing

There is no such document in Japan as the Certificate of Good Standing, we are instead able to provide a company search report which confirms the current status of the company or the Corporate company certificate. If the company is reported to the government as dissolved then, it would state this on the corporate certificate.

Memorandum of Association

We can provide copies of Japan companies Memorandum of Association which includes, the company name, registered office, registered agent, business activities, share capital the company is authorised to issue, objects and powers of the Japan company.

Articles of Association

Company Articles of Association are a statutory company document which form the company's constitution and internal rules under which the Japan company will be run.

Japan Company Credit Reports

With a Japan Company Credit Report we conduct an investigation on the target company, include the latest information on the company held by the Companies Registry and credit recommendations are included, where financial data has been analysed. A credit rating is included based on different credit factors including history, net worth, business scale, profitability, financial condition, management and business vitality. The company credit report is provided in Japanese with an English translation.

Director's Report & Accounts

We can provide latest Director's Report & Accounts for Japan Registered Companies. Company accounts filed at the Japan companies registry vary according to the classification of the company.

Shareholder List

The shareholders' register, contains a list of the shareholders and the amount of shares they hold, and the amount paid-up on each share.

Company Directors

Companies have a legal obligation to maintain certain company registers, we can provide details of the registered company directors for Japanese companies.

Japan Company Documents

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