About NPB

Trustworthy Manufacturing

The critical responsibilities of the National Printing Bureau are to produce Bank of Japan notes as well as various other securities, postage stamps and the Official Gazette.

The National Printing Bureau continues to respond to public expectations by providing a stable and secure supply of products as required by the national economy. As part of these efforts, the Bureau utilizes advanced anti-counterfeiting measures, efficient production technologies and strict manufacturing control systems established as a result of its own research and development work.

Message from the President

Bureau Overview

Management Policy


Annual Plan



Executive Officers

Environmental Activities


Research and Development

Press Releases for Overseas