ABOUT Business Development Center TOKYO Tel:03-6269-9981 Weekdays: 9:30 to 17:30

Introduction to Business Development Center TOKYO

The Business Development Center TOKYO is a one-stop organization set up to support business expansion in Tokyo.
We also provide business connection support and professional consulting for foreign companies starting business in the Special Zone for Asian Headquarters.

The Special Zone for Asian Headquarters

  • The zone consists of designated areas in central Tokyo where the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is implementing a new project to attract foreign companies.
  • Companies locating in the zone benefit from deregulation, generous tax treatment, and comprehensive fiscal and financial support.
  • By 2016, we plan is to have at least 500 foreign companies operating in the zone, with 50 or more establishing Asian regional headquarters or R&D centers here.

Advantage of Tokyo

Special Zone for Asian Headquarters Area Map

Business Support System for
Special Zone for Asian Headquarters

Who do we support?

Foreign companies and entrepreneurs already operating or considering setting up a business base in Tokyo

What services do we provide?

General Support Desk

We offer general business consulting services to support business expansion, including consultation services and advice to help expatriate employees and their families lead a comfortable life in Tokyo. Our bilingual staff have broad international business experience, and provide counseling sessions person-to-person, via e-mail, or over the phone.

Operating hours: 9:30 to 17:30 (Japan time/Except Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and New Year's holidays.)

TEL: 81-(0)3-6269-9981
FAX: 81-(0)3-6269-9982
EMAIL: contactus●bdc-tokyo.org(General Support Desk)
    financial-desk●bdc-tokyo.org(Finacial One-Stop Support Service)
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JP Tower(KITTE), B1
2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7090

General Support Desk

Business Support

From establishing a company to developing sales channels, we provide support for you to navigate administrative procedures, as well as consulting and other services. We can introduce professional service providers who understand the needs of your business.

Business Development (Consulting/Business Support)

Business Connections (Business Club)

Administrative Support Services

Specialist Introductions

Finalcial One-Stop Support Service

We provide foreign financial companies considering the establishment of business in Tokyo with comprehensive consulting and support in the joint consultation service with the Financial Services Agency.
The ‘Financial Desk Consultant’ hear what the foreign financial companies would like to discuss, and according to the contents, introduce them to financial experts and others.

Financial One-Stop Support Service Flow Chart

Joint Consultation Scheme by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Financial Services Agency

Living support

Besides offering general day-to-day living information to expatriate employees of foreign companies and their families posted to Tokyo, we respond to individual inquiries.
We can help guide you through administrative procedures, as well as introduce hospitals with multilingual staff and international schools.

Living Support


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