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Information for Users

Payment procedures

Billing will be handled by the BioResource Research Center Promotion Office, RIKEN.
Please remit payment following instructions in the bill.
For users from organization of overseas, the RIKEN BRC requires advance payment before sending bioresources.
Please pay the distribution fees in advance.

Please note the followings when you remit the distribution fee for BRC’s bioresources from your bank.

  • If the remitter’s name differs from the addressee on the invoice sent by BRC, we may not accept the remittance. If you wish to pay under a name different from the BRC invoice, please consult with BRC reception in advance.
  • If the remitter’s name differs from the addressee on the BRC invoice, BRC will confirm with the billing recipient (i.e., the ordering party). This process may delay the shipment of BRC’s bioresources.
  • If payment is made to BRC from an institution or individual with a name different from the addressee on the BRC invoice without prior notification, a refund may not be possible.

Inquiries on Payments

RIKEN BioResource Research Center
3-1-1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0074, Japan
BRC Front Desk
FAX: +81-29-836-9182

Remit the charge to the following account.

Beneficiary: RIKEN
Bank: MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Branch: Wakoekimae Branch (Branch No.727)
Account No.: 0159228 (Ordinary Account)
Bank Address: 1-10-20 Maruyamadai, Wako-shi, Saitama, 351-0112 Japan
Bank Tel: +81-48-466-3611
*Please note!

RIKEN is a non-profit organization and therefore requires all applicants to cover all bank charges, (including exchange, commission and handling fees), when sending payments for resources they have ordered.

Make payment by credit card (Only for overseas’ institutes)

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