From March 12, 2018, the Legal Affairs Bureau began the expedited processing of applications for registrations of incorporation of stock companies and limited liability companies. Except during periods in which there is a high volume of applications, the Legal Affairs Bureau will make an effort to complete the registration process within three business days of receiving an application. While it had previously taken one to two weeks to complete the registration process, it will now be possible to quickly complete post-establishment procedures requiring certificates of commercial registration.

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