6 important dates you should pay attention when you rent in Japan


There are some important dates in the process from the application to contract. Let’s take a look at 5 important dates.

Key Dates

  1. Application date = mousikomi bi: The date of issuing the application
  2. Rent starting date = chinryo hassei bi: The date of starting the rent. You can start staying and the rent start charging.
  3. Moving-in date = Nyukyo bi: The date you can move in. Same date of the rent starting date.
  4. Contract date = Keiyaku bi: The date of the contract between the tenant and the landlord.
  5. Contract starting date = Keiyaku kaishi bi: The date of the contract start. Same as the rent starting date.
  6. Moving date = Hikkoshi bi: The date of your moving-in.

How to manage these dates well?

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Approval process is started after submitting the application. Once approved, you are informed the landlord’s expected contract date and rent starting date. the date is sometime different from what you want.

Please check carefully those date before saying YES.

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