What is "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident（SCPR）"?
The following two are applicable to "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident（SCPR）".
- Spouse of Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident
- A person who was born in Japan as a child of a permanent resident or a special permanent resident and has been resident in Japan since then.
As with "Spouse or Child of Japanese National（SCJN）" , there are no restrictions on the scope of activities of "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident（SCPR）".
Points of examination for "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident（SCPR）"
The points of examination of the status of residence of "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident（SCPR）"are as follows.
Spouse of Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident
- Since it is necessary to be actually married, this does not apply if the spouse of the other party has died or divorced.
- Marriage is required to be a legally valid marriage and does not include those of common-law marriage or those of same-sex marriage valid in a foreign country.
- Even if a legal marriage is established, it does not apply even if it is not accompanied by the substance of marriage, which is the conventional wisdom of living together and cooperating and assisting each other.
- It is necessary for couples to be able to live a stable life in Japan.
- It is not a requirement to live on the income of a Japanese spouse.
A person born as a child of a permanent resident or a special permanent resident
- This applies when at least one of the parents has a status of residence as a permanent resident at the time of birth.
- This also applies if the father died before the birth of the person and the father had a permanent resident status of residence at the time of death.
- This applies even if the father or mother loses the status of residence of a permanent resident after the birth of the person.
- It is necessary to be a permanent resident's real child, and in addition to illegitimate children, recognized illegitimate children are also applicable, but adopted children are not applicable.
- It is necessary that you were born in Japan, and even if you are a child of a person who is a permanent resident with a status of residence, this does not apply if you were born in a foreign country.
A person who was born in Japan as a child of a special permanent resident and will continue to stay in Japan after birth
- Those who cannot apply for a special permanent residence permit due to the expiration of the application deadline for applying for a special permanent residence permit under Article 4 of the Special Law (within 60 days after birth) are also applicable.