Naturalization

Naturalization
Can foreigners who only have income from part-time work apply for naturalization?

There are several conditions that must be met in order for a foreigner to be allowed to naturalize in Japan.One of these is "being able to make a living through the assets or skills of oneself or that of a spouse or other relative with whom one shares the same household."We are sometimes consulted by […]

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What is the requirement for a permanent residence permit application that “as a general rule, you must have continued to reside in Japan for 10 years or more”?“Permanent Resident”

The "Guidelines for Permanent Residence Permit" published by the Immigration Services Agency sets out three requirements.One of these is that ”the person's permanent residence is recognized to be in the interests of Japan.''In order to meet this requirement, "as a general rule, you must have continued to reside in Japan for 10 years or more''."Having […]

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”What is “Simple Naturalization”?

The requirements for naturalization are stipulated in the Nationality Act, but the examination is extremely strict.However, if certain requirements are met, the requirements for naturalization will be relaxed.This is called "Simple Naturalization."The specific requirements and mitigation conditions are as follows. As mentioned above, although it is called as "Simple Naturalization", it does not mean that […]

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Advantages and points to note regarding the residence status “Permanent Resident”

Once the status of residence "Permanent Resident" is approved, there is no period of stay, so there is no need to apply for renewal.Additionally, there are no work restrictions, so you can engage in work that is not permitted under other workable statuses of residence.Furthermore, even if you want to establish a company, you do […]

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If you are thinking about applying for Permanent Resident or Naturalization, what kind of Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist should you consult?

Applications for Permanent resident or Naturalization have strict requirements for permission, so it can be said that the hurdles are high for individuals to apply.Therefore, if you are thinking about applying for Permanent Resident or Naturalization, we recommend that you consult with a Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist who mainly handles immigration work for foreigners.However, […]

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Can a person whose status of residence is only permitted for a period of one year be allowed to become naturalized?

Foreigners living in Japan have some kind of status of residence.When the foreigner applies for naturalization, it is necessary that the permitted period of stay is 3 years or more.Those who are permitted to stay in Japan for only one year will not be permitted even if they apply for naturalization.However, if a Japanese spouse […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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