Requirements for foreigners who are married to Japanese people to apply for Naturalization
When a foreigner applies for aturalization in Japan, it is necessary to continue living in Japan for more than 5 years as an address requirement.Also, during the period of stay in Japan, it is necessary to stay in Japan with a work visa for at least 3 years.However, if a foreigner who is married to […]
Difference between "Permanent Resident" and "Naturalization"
The status of residence of "Permanent Resident" does not have a fixed period of stay, and there are no restrictions on the content of activities in Japan.Statuses of residence that do not have restrictions on activities in Japan include “Spouse or Child of Japanese National” “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” and “Long-Term Resident.”Similar to […]
Japanese language requirements when applying for naturalization
The Nationality Law, which stipulates naturalization to Japan, does not have any provisions regarding Japanese language requirements as a condition for naturalization.However, in reality, Japanese proficiency is required when naturalizing in Japan.Being naturalized in Japan means living in Japan as a Japanese person from now on, so it is natural that a certain level of […]
Residence requirements when applying for naturalization
As with the permanent residence application, there are residence requirements when applying for naturalization in Japan.In the case of permanent residence application, in principle, there is a requirement that "continue to live in Japan for 10 years or more", but in the case of naturalization application, there is a requirement that "continue to live in […]
Even for traffic violations, "naturalization" is not permitted depending on the content and frequency.
One of the requirements for "Naturalization" is that "behavior is good".If you commit a crime and receive punishment such as imprisonment, it is not recognized as "behavior is good" because it falls under "Reasons for deportation".On the other hand, minor traffic violations do not fall under the "Reasons for deportation", but may not be recognized […]
When you are naturalized in Japan, you need to abandon your nationality.
When you are naturalized in Japan, you need to abandon your nationality.This is because Japan does not recognize dual citizenship. Therefore, foreigners who are allowed to naturalize must declare their choice of Japanese nationality.Specifically, this is done by selecting the Japanese nationality and submitting a "nationality selection notification" to the effect that the foreign nationality […]
What is "behavioral requirement" which is one of the requirements of "naturalization"?
There are following conditions to be required for "naturalization" to be recognized. Address requirements Capability requirements Behavior requirements Livelihood requirements Dual citizenship prevention requirements Requirements of compliance with the Constitution of Japan Regarding the "behavior requirements", the Nationality Law only stipulates that "behavior is good".However, in the following cases, it may cause a problem. […]