In recent years, foreigners acquiring real property in Japan have been increasing. For such cases, our firm can readily provide a wide range of services for foreigners, such as providing the necessary information when purchasing real property, as well as assisting on the related taxation after acquisition.
Issues such as visa and foreign currency remittance may be present for foreigners purchasing real property in Japan. However, because of the high quality of real estate assets, possibility of obtaining the land ownership rights, and existence of laws on real estate transactions, the number of foreigners buying real properties in Japan continues to increase. Our consultants, who are experienced in this field, along with our partnered real estate companies can assist with the process of gathering and negotiating real property information in Japan and applying to various authorities regarding the purchase of property.
Necessary documents for acquiring real property in Japan
In case of purchase by an individual (if registered as resident in Japan)
- Residence card
- Resident registration certificate (must be issued within 3 months)
- Seal registration certificate (must be issued within 3 months)
- Registered seal
In case of purchase by a corporation (if there is a sales office or subsidiary in Japan)
- Certificate of Registered Matters
- Corporate seal certificate
- Identification card of the company representative