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Provider Transfer type Guide Rate Amount Received Fee Speed Quote/Apply
Moneycorp small
Moneycorp
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Regular Payments
Hedging Service
FX Market Guidance
Business FX Online Platform
171.8903 ¥ 3,437,806 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: Perhaps one of the most well known and established foreign exchange companies. Moneycorp have been in the industry for over 30 years, they started dealing in foreign exchange in 1979. Pride themselves on bank beating rates and lowest fees around. With over 600 employees and 11bn GBP traded in currencies last year, your money transfers are in safe hands. Offices in the UK (London), Spain and USA (Florida).
Western union business solutions small
Western Union Business Solutions
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Regular Payments
Spot Transaction
Forward Contracts
171.8893 ¥ 3,437,786 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: A global leader in foreign exchange and a trusted international payments provider. Provide commercial exchange rates that are typically more competitive than the high street banks. No fees or commissions for larger transactions. HQ in London and operates in over 200 countries and territories (New York, Paris, Sydney, Toronto, Singapore, Hong Kong). More than 135 currencies available.
World first small
World First UK
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Forward Contracts
Online Dealing
Telephone Dealing
24/7 Online Platform
171.8883 ¥ 3,437,766 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: World First is the third largest and the fastest growing foreign exchange broker in the UK. Their ongoing commitment to giving clients the best exchange rate and the highest level of service has seen them become Service Business of the Year 2010. They are fully authorised by the FCA and also received the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2009.
Ifx small
International Foreign Exchange
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Regular Payments
Forward Contracts
Hedging Service
Telephone Ordering
171.8873 ¥ 3,437,746 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: International Foreign Exchange, set up in 2005. A dynamic, reputable and highly acclaimed FCA authorised currency specialist based in Mayfair, Central London. IFX combine world-class trading systems with flexible and highly personal account management capabilities. Firm with a global reach that serves corporate and private clients both in the UK and Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.
Fxfirm small
The FX Firm
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Regular Payments
Spot Transaction
Forward Contracts
171.8863 ¥ 3,437,726 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: Leading FCA Authorised foreign exchange specialist with a global client base. HQ in the UK with offices in the UAE. Quote extremely competitive exchange rates that regularly beat the banks. A strong commitment to safety and security of funds, The FX Firm protect all client funds in segregated 'client money accounts', held with Barclays Bank PLC.
Smart small
Smart Currency Exchange
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Regular Payments
Forward Contracts
Order to Call/Buy
Telephone Ordering
171.8853 ¥ 3,437,706 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: A well established firm set up in 2004, servicing clients globally. Smart can save you money on foreign exchange. Interestingly, their big USP is that Smart are one of the only UK based FX brokers that doesn't pay traders commission. This allows Smart employees to deliver superior customer service. Whether sending money from London, New York, Sydney, Paris or elsewhere, Smart will save you money.
Ukforex small
UKForex
Bank to bank
One Off Transfers
Forward Contracts
Online Dealing
Telephone Dealing
24/7 Online Platform
171.8843 ¥ 3,437,686 JPY 0.00 GBP 1 day Quote/Apply
Our Verdict: UKForex has a market leading online foreign exchange platform. It is incredibly easy to send money abroad using UKForex, wherever you are. The USP is a 24 hour online platform and access to telephone dealers. In addition, they provide for telephone service that enables individuals and businesses to make and receive overseas foreign currency payments over the phone at highly competitive exchange rates.

NOTE: The prices displayed above are an 'exchange rate guide' and for indicative purposes only. It may not be the exact final dealing rate that you receive when making an international payment. Exchange rates constantly change throughout the day and can change at the time of booking a trade. They are based on an average margin currency specialists generally will take - added to a near live interbank rate for your specified trade size. Rates can only be guaranteed at the point where a purchase of foreign currency is conducted either online or by telephone. To access a final dealing rate (otherwise you will only be quoted an 'indicative rate') you will need to open a free account with a foreign currency specialist above.

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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

CHECK LIST

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.
Information
'Temporary' visitors in Japan are allowed to stay for up to 90 days and are required to carry their Passports at all times.
Information
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
Information
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
34,758 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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