Permanent Resident

Naturalization
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 […]

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Permanent Resident
The period of stay of a "Permanent Resident(PR)" is indefinite, but it may be revoked.

The status of residence for foreigners staying in Japan has an expiration date, with the exception of some statuses of residence.The status of residence of "Permanent Resident(PR)" has no restrictions on activities and no restrictions on the period of stay.Therefore, the eligibility requirements are strict.However, what you have to be careful about is that the […]

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Permanent Resident
Even a child of a permanent resident may not be able to obtain the status of residence of "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident(SCPR)".

In order to be granted the status of residence of “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident(SCPR),”, one of the following must apply. Spouse of permanent resident, etc. A person who was born in Japan as a child of a permanent resident, etc. and continues to reside in Japan. In the case of a child of […]

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Permanent Resident
A child of a Permanent Resident who fails to apply for permanent residence within 30 days after birth

If a child of a Permanent Resident is born in Japan, the status of residence of "Permanent Resident(PR)" will be granted by applying for permanent residence within 30 days after the birth.However, if it exceeds 30 days, you will not be able to apply for ”Permanent resident(PR)”, so you will have to apply for permission […]

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Permanent Resident
When a foreigner with Highly Skilled Professional Visa applies for "Permanent Resident"

Normally, when a foreigner residing in Japan applies for "Permanent resident", he / she must "continue to stay in Japan for 10 years or more".And, of these, it is necessary to have a Working Visa and stay for at least 5 years.If you have a Highly Skilled Professional Visa with a score of 70 points […]

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Naturalization
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 […]

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Naturalization
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. […]

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