Pricing

by Japan PI

Japan PI, which has been in business for 19 years, values price transparency.

The estimate is free. Prior to the start of the survey, we have always agreed to a contract in writing.

*Taxes are not included in all prices on the page. However, consumption tax does not apply to various expenses.

Package Pricing List

For Business

Business Due Diligence Package

Business Due Diligence Package US$800

(10 business days)
It will include basic profile, family, address history, employment history, education history, media search, negative record searches, address ownership, reverse directorship, source interviews, and a site visit investigation. ​

Site Visit Investigation US$600 -

(3 business days)
We recommend this due diligence when you are concerned about the legitimacy of an investment management agency that has a local address in Japan. Many cold callers pretend to be present in Japan even though they never exist in reality. Please refer to FSA Japan Investor’s Alert.

Insurance Investigation Package

Death Verification Package US$750 - 1500

The fee fluctuates depending on how many sources needs to be verified.
Death verification will include the verification of the hospital, medical coroner’s office,cremation center, funeral home, undertaker, temple or church, grave, and bereaved family.

Disability Verification US$500 - 3000

Surveillance:
US$480.00 for 4 hours
US$960.00 for 8 hours

We conduct surveillance after an intensive media search and interviews to the related parties so that surveillance can be carried out with the utmost efficacy.

Damage Verification US$500 - 3000

It will cover damage claims of travel insurance, car accidents, maritime accidents locate witness, verification of police report, interviews with the related parties, etc.

Intellectual Property Investigations Package

Test Purchase US$300

Undercover Operation - US$1,000

Bridge to Local Law Enforcement Office - Contat Us

Business Background Investigation Package

Standard Background Check - US$500

An intensive open source media checks and limited source interviews.

Background Investigation - US$1,000

Standard background checks and other investigations including intensive source interviews, site visits, and undercover operations.

Surveillance Oriented Investigation - Contact Us

It is to solve the cases of fraud, embezzlement, corruption, and other business-related issues of employees or the directors of the interest parties.
Hourly rate of surveillance is US$120.

For Attorneys

Asset Investigations Package

Real Estate Property Retainer : US$250 + US$200 per property

There is no non-exhaustive search for real estate property. We use proprietary database to search real estate property.

Bank Account Search Retainer : US$250 + US$1,200 per account

You need an enforceable title of obligation to search bank accounts

Employment Search - US$600 or more

We can check the tax return record only if the client has an enforceable title of obligation. We will undertake cases where there is evidence that the subject is working. We will conduct a directorship search as well.

Vital Records Package

Juminhyo Residence Registry - US$600

Koseki Family Registry US$600 - US$1,200

Investigation of Address or Honseki - Contact Us

For more details about Koseki family registry records, please refer this page: Koseki Family Registry Records in Japan

Divorce Certificate Package

Divorce Certificate Level 1 - US$500

Level 1 ; US$500
Turnaround time: 5 business days

Level 1 is applied to a case where the client can provide the required information to obtain the certificate of divorce.

Divorce Certificate Level 2 - US$1,200

Level 2: US$1,200
Turnaround time: 3 weeks

Level 2 is applied to a case where you don’t have the permanent domicile of ex Japanese ex-spouse and we need to investigate the required information to obtain the decree.

Divorce Certificate Level 3 - US$2,000 or more

Level 3 is applied to a case where the client can’t provide solid clues to find the address of ex-spouse. In that case, this service is no different from locating the address of ex-spouse. Without the information, there is no way to obtain a divorce certificate.

Real Estate and Company Registry Package

Company Registry - US$60

Real Estate Registry - US$80

Fingerprinting Package

Fingerprinting - JPY22,000

We take fingerprints on the designated template paper (FD-258, etc.) and sign as a civilian witness for FBI or other officials. We charge additional JPY3,000 if we visit your designated place to provide fingerprinting service.

Currently, we provide this service only in Tokyo and surrounding area.

When traveling to a remote place, we charge out-of-pocket expenses from Tokyo.

Travel Expenses - JPY3,000 + out-of-pocket expenses

We charge traveling charge JPY3,000 plus out-of-pocket expenses for the place we visit.

Service of Process Package

Service of Process - US$500

US$500.00 plus out of pocket expense (10 business days)
* We are based in Tokyo.

The service includes a service of a document and an affidavit of service at a consular service of an embassy or Japanese notary public. At any rate, please note that you must understand the legal limitations of personal service in Japan and assign us for the case where there is no problem with the respondent. The respondent could dispute the validity of the personal service. We will hand out the memo regarding the service of process in Japan to the respondent at the serving

Skip Tracing Package

Witness Service Package

Court Testimony - US$500

Witness Taking - US$500

Undercover Investigation - US$500

For Individuals

Lost family and Heirs Package

Locate Family Level 1 - US$600

It apprise to a case where the client can provide subject’s name in the Japanese character and the last known address which is younger than five years old.

Locate Family Level 2 - US$1,500

Japan PI must gather basic information on the individual such as prior address or workplace and conduct intensive research, ask questions to related parties and trace current address based on the results.

Locate Family Level 3 - Contact Us

It applies to a case where there is only limited clues. We will quote depending on your information.

Heir Search - US$1,500 - US$3,000

Total fee varies depending on the number of heirs we are supposed to search.

Letter Translation (EN --> JA) - US$0.3 per word

We translated client’s letter from English to Japanese.

Proxy Service - US$240 + Expenses

Forwarding client’s letter domestically and receiving contacts from the respondent.

Site Visit - US$300 + Expenses

We visit relative’s address directly and deliver a message or talk to the relative face to face.

Infidelity Package

Four Hours Block - US$560

Four hours is the minimum increment at a time.

Rush Assignment - US$140

It applies when the notice is within 24 hours.

Expenses & Travel Experienses

The following price list is the ballpark expenses and traveling fee for each district in Japan.

Tokyo: US$50
Osaka: US$50
Nagoya: US$150
Sendai: US$150
Fukuoka: US$250
Sapporo: US$250
Hiroshima: US$250
Matsuyama: US$250
Okinawa: US$300

Personal Background Investigations Package

Background Investigation US500 - US$1,500

Custom Background Investigation Contact Us

Surveillance Package

Four Hours Block - US$560

Four hours is the minimum increment at a time.

Rush Assignment - US$140

It applies when the notice is within 24 hours.

Expenses & Travel Experienses

The following price list is the ballpark expenses and traveling fee for each district in Japan.

Tokyo: US$50
Osaka: US$50
Nagoya: US$150
Sendai: US$150
Fukuoka: US$250
Sapporo: US$250
Hiroshima: US$250
Matsuyama: US$250
Okinawa: US$300

Overseas survey fee

As a bilingual detective agency, Japan PI is also conducting overseas research. Click here for overseas survey charges.

Flow from consultation to completion of survey

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