Government Support Systems
For foreign affiliated companies moving to Yokohama, we provide support related to establishing new business in the city, such as corporate registration, searching for an office, securing personnel, subsidies for office rent and more through cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
- Support from organizations
We provide support for corporate registration, procedures required for establishing business such as visa applications, searching for new offices, and securing personnel through cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and other organizations.
If a company starting new business in Yokohama meets certain conditions, it can receive subsidies to cover part of rent fees.
We will provide support for your PR activities by posting an overview of your company at the official websites.
A Guide for Establishing New Business in Yokohama（PDF：3,904KB）
Information of financial assistance for companies establishing operations in Yokohama under certain conditions.
Business Location Incentve Program（PDF：1,283KB）
Outline of Business Location Incentive Program for Next Generation Priority/Growth Fields（PDF：1,282KB）
Support for foreign affiliated companies that have expanded into Yokohama
We support the activities of foreign affiliated companies that have expanded into the city of Yokohama through our collaboration with the Yokohama Industrial Development Corporation (IDEC Yokohama).
For details, please contact the IDEC Yokohama International Business Support Team at the Support Center detailed below.
IDEC Yokohama International Business Support Team
Address: IDEC Yokohama Media and communications Center 7F, 11 Nihon-odori, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Tel： +81 (0)45-225-3730
IDEC Yokohama provides free consultation services such as public relations, networking, management, and recruitment for foreign affiliated companies that have recently expanded into Yokohama.
■Local Business Matching Support
Professional coordinators at IDEC Yokohama provide foreign affiliated companies with business matching aid to support successful cooperation and collaboration with other companies, universities and research institutes in Yokohama.
■Online Reference Materials
Easily accessible through their website, IDEC Yokohama provides valuable reference information for the activities of foreign affiliated companies in the city.
The successful activities of foreign affiliated companies in Yokohama will be collected by IDEC Yokohama as case studies, and shared through domestic and international channels.
Yokohama's Overseas Offices