Points to note when applying for Permanent Resident
One of the requirements for applying for Permanent Resident is that "in principle, you must continue to reside in Japan for at least 10 years." However, there are additional conditions.That is, "It is necessary to continue to stay in Japan with a status of residence for working or status of residence based on status or […]
What is the requirement for applying for Permanent Resident, “In principle, you must continue to stay in Japan for 10 years or more.”
One of the requirements for permission for Permanent Resident is that "in principle, you must continue to stay in Japan for 10 years or more."“Continue” means to continue to stay in Japan without losing your status of residence.Therefore, if you leave Japan without obtaining a re-entry permit, your status of residence will expire, and your […]
For those who are thinking of applying for permanent residence
One of the requirements for applying for Permanent Resident is that you must be staying in Japan with the longest period of stay for your current status of residence.Each status of residence has its own period of stay.For example, in the case of "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services", the period of either 5 years, 3 years, […]
Guarantor for permanent residency application
Some foreigners working in Japan are having trouble deciding who to act as a guarantor when applying for permanent residence.Some foreigners who do not have relatives in Japan are said to have no one to ask for a guarantor.In fact, we sometimes receive inquiries such as, "I want to apply for permanent residence, but there […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]