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Whether you are importing goods from Osaka or planning an overseas work placement in Tokyo, we make it our mission to offer you the best exchange rates and deals when sending money to Japan, and strive to ensure that the service we supply to you is unequaled.

Our goal is to put your mind at ease as we endeavour to save you a substantial percentage of money using only FCA regulated companies so you can rest assured your money is in the most capable hands. Our service will aim to help and advise you on the options available to you when sending Yen to Japan, saving you a considerable amount of time.

What do I need to send money to Japan

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For your convenience, we have compiled a checklist of the account details you will need to transfer money to the beneficiary.

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IBAN
example:
Not Applicable for Japan
internationally agreed means of identifying bank accounts across national borders with a redued risk errors.
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Swift/BIC code
example:
BANKJPXX-XXX
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication more effiecient and secure system for inter bank communications and transfer of funds
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Bank Name/Address
the name and address of the recipient bank
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Account Number
example:
XXXXXXXX
the primary account number found on credt cards and bank cards
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Account holders name
the primay account name found on credit cards and bank cards

LIST OF BANKS TO TRANSFER TO IN JAPAN

  • Single bank
    Bank of Fukuoka
  • Single bank
    Bank of Kyoto
  • Single bank
    Bank of Yokohama (BOY)
  • Single bank
    Chiba Bank
  • Single bank
    OITA Bank
  • Single bank
    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)

Money saving and currency tips for Japan

Information
When buying a property in Japan, budget approximately 6-9 per cent for all purchase costs and fees.
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'Temporary' visitors in Japan are allowed to stay for up to 90 days and are required to carry their Passports at all times.
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New foreign residents must apply for a residence card at their municipal office which will allow you to buy a mobile phone, open a bank account etc
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If you are planning to buy a property in Japan, Judicial Scrivener fees are negotiable but are typically around 0.10% of the property value
Popular transfer reason
The most popular reason for transfering money to Japan is
One-off payments
Average transfer
The average amount transfered to Japan is
35,687 JPY
Speed of transfer
Most transfers to Japan will be completed within
1 working day
Tax
Individual tax rate in Japan is
5-50%
Average property price
The Average property price per square meter in Japan is
562,914.93 JPY
Renting
The Average price of rent for a 3 bed city apartment in Japan is
204,972.27 JPY

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