Account for J-Credit management/transfer

Foreign organizations, which are not legally registered in Japan, can also open accounts in the J-Credit Scheme Registry and hold, buy, sell, transfer and retire J-Credits. Please be advised that:

  • J-Credits are created from GHG emission reductions/removals implemented and are designed to offset GHG emissions occurred within Japan; and
  • the Registry system itself and the related documents (webpages, forms, manuals, terms of use, etc.) are written only in Japanese with a few exceptions including the Account Opening Application Form.

Managing and transferring J-Credits

Please enter the electronic J-Credit Scheme Registry system (only in Japanese) below.


Opening an account

Please submit a completed and signed Account Opening Application Form and other required documents for foreign organizations. No electronic procedure is available.

Documents to be submitted
(for foreign organizations)

Account Opening Application Form (Excel)[Sample]

A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Incorporation or Memorandum and Articles of Association (If it is not in English, its certified English translation is also required.)

A copy of the applicant's official document in English, which authorizes the application for opening an account

A copy of the passport (front page and identification page) of the applicant's account manager to be designated

How to submit Please send a completed and signed Account Opening Application Form and other required documents by postal mail (not by email).
Schedule An application accepted by 5:30 p.m. (JST) every Thursday is processed to open an account in the next week. It takes some time to deliver the account user ID and log-in password by postal mail (not by email) sent after opening the account.
Submission address /
J-Credit Scheme Secretariat c/o Environment and Energy Division 2, Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc.
2-3 Kanda-Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8443, Japan
03-5281-7588 (+81-3-5281-7588)

Transfer and retirement of J-Credits and other account-related procedures

Please see the webpage in Japanese.