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The most common form of incorporation in Japan is a Kabushiki Kaisha company (KK) which is a limited liability company.

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.

Japan Company Documents

Japan Company Search Report 
Company Search Report£2885-7 days
Company Credit Report£1605-7 days
Certificate of Incorporation£2505-7 days
Expedite fee£754-5 days

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 – where available
  • 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

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

Director’s Report & Accounts

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

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.

Corporate Certificate – Certificate of Incorporation

We can supply a Corporate Certificate for a registered Japanese company, which is in Japanese. The corporate certificate comes from 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.

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.

Japanese Company Directors

Only one director is required for your Kabushiki Kaisha (KK) company. A Japanese resident is mandatory for your Japanese company. The representative director of the Japanese company needs to possess residence status and be a Japanese national, with a working visa and permanent residence in Japan. The names of directors are filed at the companies registry.

Order Japan Company Documents

The Japan company search report will be ordered from the Companies Registry and is delivered by email. The Corporate Certificate is in Japanese and delivery by email.