Country Summary

Country nameJapan
ISO codeJP
RegionAsia

Numbers Summary

Toll-Free Prefixes+81120, +81800
National Prefixes+8150

Japan: National, Toll-Free Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Japan National and Toll-Free numbers are not available to individuals.

Japan National and Toll-Free numbers are not available to individuals.

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Japan Regulatory Bundle Application

An Application must be completed and signed by the authorized representative.

Download here:

English version (.pdf | .docx)

Japanese version (.pdf | .docx)

Completed Japan Regulatory Bundle Application

Business Name

Proof of Identity

Corporate registration document 

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload

Business Address 

Must be in Japan

Proof of Address

Corporate registration document

If the Applicant’s physical address in Japan is different from the address appearing on the corporate registration document, please provide one of the following:

  • Certificate of tax payment
  • Utility bill

Note:  A mailer will be sent to verify the Applicant's physical  address.

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload. 

Business Purpose

Proof of Business Purpose

Corporate registration document 

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at time of upload.

Authorization of Representative

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the business

Provide one of the following:

  • Power of attorney
  • Corporate registration showing name of authorized representative
  • Letter on the company letterhead under seal showing the person is duly authorized to execute the contract with us

Name of Authorized Representative

Proof of identity

Two forms of photo identification are required to verify the authorized representative's name, photo, date of birth, and address:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Certificate of driving record 
  • My Number Card*
  • “Zairyu” residency card (non-Japanese national)
  • Certificate of special permanent resident (non-Japanese national)

*Do not upload the back side of My Number Card

Address of Authorized Representative

Proof of address

​​If one of the authorized representative’s photo ID’s does not show an address or the address shown is not current, please submit a third verification document showing the current address which can include: 

  • Certificate of tax payment (within the previous 6-months).
  • Utility bill (within the previous 6 months)

Note: A mailer will be sent to verify the Authorized Representative’s physical address.

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload

*Do not upload the back side of My Number Card

Information Required

Japan Regulatory Bundle Application

Documentation Required

An Application must be completed and signed by the authorized representative.

Download here:

English version (.pdf | .docx)

Japanese version (.pdf | .docx)

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Completed Japan Regulatory Bundle Application

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Corporate registration document 

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload

Information Required

Business Address 

Must be in Japan

Documentation Required

Proof of Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Corporate registration document

If the Applicant’s physical address in Japan is different from the address appearing on the corporate registration document, please provide one of the following:

  • Certificate of tax payment
  • Utility bill

Note:  A mailer will be sent to verify the Applicant's physical  address.

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload. 

Information Required

Business Purpose

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Purpose

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Corporate registration document 

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at time of upload.

Information Required

Authorization of Representative

Documentation Required

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the business

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Provide one of the following:

  • Power of attorney
  • Corporate registration showing name of authorized representative
  • Letter on the company letterhead under seal showing the person is duly authorized to execute the contract with us
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative

Documentation Required

Proof of identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

Two forms of photo identification are required to verify the authorized representative's name, photo, date of birth, and address:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Certificate of driving record 
  • My Number Card*
  • “Zairyu” residency card (non-Japanese national)
  • Certificate of special permanent resident (non-Japanese national)

*Do not upload the back side of My Number Card

Information Required

Address of Authorized Representative

Documentation Required

Proof of address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following

​​If one of the authorized representative’s photo ID’s does not show an address or the address shown is not current, please submit a third verification document showing the current address which can include: 

  • Certificate of tax payment (within the previous 6-months).
  • Utility bill (within the previous 6 months)

Note: A mailer will be sent to verify the Authorized Representative’s physical address.

The supporting document(s) must have been issued within the last 6 months and be valid at the time of upload

*Do not upload the back side of My Number Card

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