Marine Corps Installations Pacific


Marine Corps Installations Pacific

Okinawa, Japan

MCB Butler, MCB Hawaii, MCAS Futenma, MCAS Iwakuni, CATC Camp Fuji, Camp Mujuk

Commercial Activities and Private Employment

The ILAW Section provides Approval Letters for SOFA Status members to engage in Commercial Activities or Private Employment in Okinawa, Japan.  Request an Approval Letter below. 

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Orders Governing Commercial Activities or Private Employment

The OSJA recommends reading the following Orders governing Commercial Activities or Private Employment in Okinawa, Japan before requesting an approval letter:

Commercial Activities/Private Employment
Black Marketing
Personal Solicitation 

Approval Process

Request an Approval Letter

  Complete the employment application Request Form and save as "Your Last Name_Request Form

STEP TWO:  Obtain all the applicable signatures on the Endorsement Form, scan to your computer, and save as "Your Last Name_Endorsement Form."
STEP THREE:  Gather any required Supporting Documents and save as"Your Last Name_Supporting Documents

STEP FOUR: E-mail all the documents from Steps One, Two, and Three to the ILAW Section in one e-mail. 

STEP FIVE: Receive via e-mail an Approval Letter within five business days

Sample Documents

Sample Documents

Request Form
Endorsement Form
Sale of Supplements
Child Care 
State License or Insurance

Contact Info
 ILAW DSN:  315-645-7461/2
 ILAW CELL:  098-970-7461/2
 ILAW LOCATION:  Camp Foster
   Building One
   Room Five