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Set up your business at one place Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center


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Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC) provides administrative procedures at one place to start your business in Japan such as articles of incorporation, company registration, taxation, social insurance, and immigration.
Each consultant from governmental offices offers free consultations and supports until the submission of documents.

TOSBEC is co-established by the Government of Japan and Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and all the consultation services are free of charge. As one of the most friendly public institutions for foreign entrepreneurs in Japan, we accept online applications and offer interpretation services* with free of charge. Visit our office in Akasaka, Shibuya or Marunouchi to start your business.

* We always offer interpretation service in English. If you need interpretation in the other language besides English, please let us know in advance.

To those using the Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center

Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC) operated with shortened window hours due to the spread of COVID-19.

From Wednesday, July 1st, the opening hours will be changed as follows.

[from July 1st ] 9:30-12:00, 13:00-17:30 (weekdays)

Online consultation is still available. Please feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail.

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Center we ask for your understanding and cooperation in the following points.

【At the time of admission】
○ Wear a mask
○ Disinfect your hands with alcohol disinfectant
○ Body temperature measurement (*Admission is restricted above 37.5°C)

【Communications related to management】
○ For the time being, we will use a reservation system for appointments to consult in the center. If you would like to consult in the center, please contact us at the telephone number or email address listed below.
○ To prevent splash infection, the center counselor will wear a mask, partitions have been installed at the reception desk and at each booth, and desks and chairs will be wiped off with alcohol sheets between use.
〇 We also accept consultations online (phone, email, etc.). If you would like to contact us, please contact the following phone or email address.

【Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center】
TEL:81-(0)3-3582-4934 E-mail:

【Shibuya Satellite Center】
TEL: 81-(0)3-5489-4630

【Marunouchi Satellite Center】
TEL: 81-(0)3-6259-1882


The Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC) is a center jointly administered by the Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for the foreign companies which want to expand or launch their businesses in Tokyo.
TOSBEC provides free consultations with professionals in various fields of entrepreneurship and interpretation and translation services in multiple languages are also provided as needed.
Please come and participate in the information session if you are thinking about setting up business in Tokyo!

Shibuya & Marunouchi satellite Center Services

At Shibuya & Marunouchi satellite center, you can consult over videophone with experts stationed at TOSBEC in Akasaka.


Now we do consultation over the phone

On July 2019, Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center (TOSBEC) started to offer consultation by Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant “over the phone.” You can consult with SMEC about the general procedures for setting up a company free of charge. If you can’t find time to visit TOSBEC, or living far from our center, just make a phone call and talk to our consultants!

  • Service

  • Business Hour:(JST)10:00~12:00 and (JST)13:00~16:00(Weekdays)
  • Business Days:Same with business days of TOSBEC
  • This service is for:
  •   ①Foreign and Japanese companies planning to set up a business in Tokyo metropolitan area
  •   ②Entrepreneurs planning to set up a business in Tokyo metropolitan area
  • Language:Japanese (any business hour), English (Monday and Wednesday)
  • TEL:+81-3-3582-4934

※The Phone call will be connected to the reception first. SMEC will call you back afterwards.

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