E-Invoicing in Japan

Mandatory Electronic Invoicing in Japan

Learn how to get your company ready to exchange documents in accordance with regulations in Japan with the support of Comarch

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Japan is on the Road to E-invoicing

E-Invoicing Promotion Association (EIPA) an organisation established in 2020 in order to to contribute to the digitization of overall commercial transactions and the improvement of business productivity through the "Eligible Invoice Storage System (Invoice System)". The EIPA’s aim is formulating, verifying, and promoting the standard specifications for digital invoices as well as promoting knowledge about e-invoicing.

Characteristics of the e-invoicing in Japan

Who is obliged to use e‑Invoicing in Japan

B2G and B2B electronic invoicing is not mandatory in Japan. However the Japanese Government intends to introduce ‘Qualified Invoice based Method’ as of 1 October 2023 to organize the rules for issuing invoices and the information that must be included on such invoice

Archiving requirements for e‑Invoicing in Japan

Required storage Period is 10 years

What is the required format of an e-invoice

Issuing and receving e-invocies will be allowed thanks of Peppol network. JP PINT is a standard specification for digital invoices exchanged over the Peppol network in Japan.

How can we help

  • Comarch is a Certified PEPPOL Access Point and therefore able to exchange digital documents with all participants of the PEPPOL network, among others the Digital Agency of Japan
  • Comarch has been a memeber of the Peppol Organization since 2018. Despite the still short period of certification by the Japan Peppol Authority, the number of authorized Peppol Service Providers is constantly growing. On November 24, 2022, Comarch joined this small group and became an acknowledged Peppol Service Provider in Japan.

Why is Comarch the best choice?

We have 20+ years of experience in carrying out various EDI, e-invoicing, and other document exchange projects around the world. In those years, we have successfully connected more than 130,000 entities from over 60 countries.

  • 1. Legal compliance

    Full compliance with the latest data exchange regulations and modern data transfer standards

  • 2. Digitization

    Applying new technologies and IT solutions in order to streamline workflows and automate activities and procedures

  • 3. Individual approach

    Tailor-made solutions based on processes specific to each company – own road map and a suitable pace of changes

  • 4.Security

    Highest level of security for all sensitive and important company data

    Legal regulation changes in Japan

    Do you want to know more?

    If your company is based or has branches in the Japan and you need to prepare your billing and tax systems to comply with the new requirements. Click on the button below to get in touch with one of our experts.


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