Hotel Business in Japan
You need to apply for the license if your service correspond all conditions below
Even maintenance cost for electricity or water would be regarded as hotel charge.
Even if guests bring and use their own bedding, it would correspond to this condition.
An apartment rented by a week would correspond to this condition.
Types and definitions
Have more than 10 Western style rooms, restaurants and a lobby.
Have more than 5 Japanese style rooms and a lobby. This style hotel would be with or without restaurants.
Guests are supposed to share a room. (e.g. capsule hotel, bungalow)
Accommodation guests stay more than a month.
Collect data and prepare documents
We prepare application form and other documents required not only for Hotel business license but for licenses related through preliminary consultaion with public authorities.
Carry out the procedure related Fire Service Act
We apply for notification on your behalf. It includes on the spot inspection.
Apply for Hotel Business and related licenses
Applicants need to attend this inspection. We will step in as well.
Receive a certificate of operating permission
You will receive it from jurisdictional public health center then you can start business activities.