For Newcomers

Congratulations on your new position. This section of our website contains useful information for preparing for your new position, covering issues such as visas, housing, and preparing for your first day. For information on how to get to the campus where you will be working, please visit our access page.

Greetings from the President
A welcoming message from President Hiroshi Matsumoto
Get information on what visa you need and how to get it.
Information about both on-campus and off-campus housing
Employee benefits
Learn about benefits you will receive as a RIKEN employee.
Requirements for non-employees
Requirements for non-employees such as researchers working with external funds
Support for families
Information on support for family members
MTAs and safety training
Important items to take care of before or when you arrive
On arrival
Things to take care of during your first days at RIKEN