What is "behavioral requirement" which is one of the requirements of "naturalization"?

 There are following conditions to be required for "naturalization" to be recognized.

  1. Address requirements
  2. Capability requirements
  3. Behavior requirements
  4. Livelihood requirements
  5. Dual citizenship prevention requirements
  6. 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.

  • If you have repeatedly committed serious traffic violations or minor traffic violations
  • When there is non-payment of taxes etc.


Those who are considering naturalization must meet the above requirements.
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