Japanese National Phase Entry Requirements
National Phase entry requirements for Japan.
Below is a summary of the national phase entry requirements for Japan.
PCT Deadline for Japan
Our service fee for entering the National Phase
The professional fee is 980 USD.
Official filing fee for entering the national phase in Japan
The official fee is 145 USD (15000 JPY).
If the priority document has not been furnished during the international stage, the priority document must be supplied to the Office within 32 months from the priority date.
If applicable, please upload the priority document here.
Select this option to request examination.
Examination must be requested within three years from the international filing date but it is more cost effective to request examination at the time of filing.
The professional fee is 180 USD.
The official fee is 1142 USD (118000 JPY).
Input the number of words of the specification.
Professional translation costs are 11 USD per 100 words.
It is preferable to file the translation at the time of filing. However, if necessary, translations can be provided to the Japanese patent office within two month from filing.
The professional fee is 11 USD.