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Japan Virtual Phone Numbers

Get a cloud-based Japanese phone number to connect with clients.
  • Benefits of virtual numbers
  • Buy Japan virtual numbers online
  • Japan virtual phone number format
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Japan stands as a formidable economic powerhouse, characterized by its technological advancements and robust industrial base. The nation’s commitment to innovation and quality has established it as a critical player in the global market. This makes it a attractive destination for foreign investment,

However, starting a business in a new country or expanding to a new market can prove complicated and expensive, without the right tools. We offer Japan virtual phone numbers for businesses wanting to expand to Japan but at a comfortable pace. Test the new market, build contacts, and expand gradually with virtual numbers.

Get a Virtual Phone Number in Japan

Japan virtual phone numbers can be a strategic asset for businesses aiming to establish a virtual presence in Japan. These numbers enable companies to manage calls from anywhere in the world while presenting a local Japanese number to their customers. You can make and receive calls from anywhere using a Japan phone number as caller ID.

Types of Available Phone Numbers for Japan

United World Telecom is the most trusted provider of international phone numbers in Japan. We have the world’s largest selection of Japan virtual phone numbers and offer the following number types:

  • Japan Toll-Free Numbers are available with the (120) and (800) prefixes and free to call from any location in Japan, but are not reachable from outside the country.
  • Japan Non-Geographic (National) Numbers have a country-wide area code and are reachable from the entire country
  • Japan Local Numbers come with local area codes like Tokyo (3), Yokohama (45), etc.
  • Japan Local 2-Way Numbers are local phone numbers with local area codes like Tokyo (3), Yokohama (45), etc., and can be used for inbound and outbound calling.

Japan Phone Number Cost

Our Japan virtual phone numbers start at $17.95/month. Choose from our 5 different Japan virtual phone number plans.

Japan Phone Number Format

The Japan phone number format includes the Japan country code (+81), toll-free or area code, and the 6-7-digit subscriber number.

The Japan toll-free number format is 0120-xxx-xxx.
The Japan local number format is +81 3-xxxx-xxxx.
*Tokyo area code (3).

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Telecom Scene: Telephone Numbers in Japan

Japan is at the forefront of telecommunication technology, with a highly competitive market dominated by providers such as NTT DoCoMo, SoftBank, and KDDI. These carriers ensure comprehensive coverage and high-quality telecommunication services across Japan. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) oversees the telecommunications sector. IP telephony is widely used throughout Japan. Telephone numbers there are very stable thanks to cutting-edge communication infrastructure.

The country’s robust regulatory and technological framework supports the use of virtual phone numbers, which integrate seamlessly with Japan’s advanced telecommunications infrastructure, providing businesses with reliable and efficient communication solutions.

United World Telecom works with local operators in Japan to bring you local phone numbers with affordable pricing and high voice quality. We have been providing reliable virtual phone numbers to global and multinational businesses since 1996.

Looking to establish or expand your presence in Japan? Get Japan virtual numbers today or consult with our experts for more information.

Japan Phone Number Documentation Requirements

Nearly any business can get a phone number in Japan to establish a virtual presence there. You will need to provide an ID or passport copy, proof of address, and a business registration. Japan virtual numbers are only available for verified businesses.

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Benefits of Using Virtual Japan Numbers

So, what can you do with a Japan phone number? Here are some benefits of using Japan virtual numbers to tap into this market:

1. Seamless Market Entry: Virtual phone numbers allow businesses to establish a local presence in Japan swiftly and cost-effectively.Building customer trust as local clients prefer dealing with familiar and cost-effective local numbers.

2. Cost Efficiency: Setting up a virtual number is significantly cheaper than establishing a physical office in Japan. There are no overhead costs associated with premises, and the setup can be done in minutes.

3. Enhanced Customer Support: Businesses can provide support to their Japanese customers in their timezone and language, which is crucial for customer satisfaction and retention.

4. Global Mobility: With virtual numbers, your business can receive calls anywhere globally, ensuring you never miss a customer or client call, regardless of your physical location.

5. Scalability: As your business grows, it’s easy to scale up your virtual phone services without the need for significant additional investments.

6. Flexibility: Businesses can route incoming calls to landlines, mobile phones, SIP accounts, or to a PBX located anywhere in the world. This means that even if you are not within the country, you can still communicate with locals for reasonable rates instead of expensive international calling charges.

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Get Japan Virtual Numbers Today!

If expanding to Japan is one of your business goals, then make your move today. United World Telecom can help you get Japan virtual phone numbers so you can start communicating with the right contacts immediately. Sign up on our website or speak with our global specialists to learn more!


How to Buy a Japan Virtual Phone Number?

You can buy a Japan phone number from Global Call Forwarding in two ways:

To purchase your numbers online, follow these steps:

  1. Visit our Pricing page.
  2. Search for Japan or +81 from the left box.
  3. Choose Toll Free, National (Local 2-Way Voice) or Geographic.
  4. On the right, enter the forward-to destination.
  5. Note: The destination can be changed at any time.
  6. Click on View Rates and choose from our five different plans.
  7. Add premium services, if desired — Call Recording, Outbound Calling, Voicemail Transcription, Rollover Minutes.
  8. Submit your order and verify application details.
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F A Q | Japan Virtual Phone Numbes

Japan virtual numbers are phone numbers that transmit calls via the internet or “virtually” instead of traditional phone lines. This makes it possible to make and receive calls from any location and through any device.

The country code for Japan phone numbers is (+81). A full phone number in Japan is ten to eleven digits long, including zero.

You can get different types of Japan phone numbers for your business including toll-free, national, and local numbers.

Yes, you can use your Japan virtual number from any location as long as you have a stable internet connection. This means, you do not necessarily need to be located in Japan to make and receive calls there.

Virtual phone service providers like United World Telecom offer Japan virtual numbers among other business phone numbers. We provide quick activation times and access to advanced cloud features with each of our plans.

A Japan phone number starts at $17.95 per month with fast activation. There is also the option to sign up for a free trial with us online.

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