Visa & Status of Residence

This section will provide you with all the necessary information about visas and residency in Japan. An explanation of procedures, necessary documentation, requirements and permitted activities can be found in detail below. Information on the new points-based system which grants preferential treatment to highly-skilled professionals is also provided.

Table of Contents

  • Entry Procedures
  • Visa Acquisition
  • Categories of Working Status
  • Temporary Visitors
  • Resident Cards
  • Re-Entry Permission
  • Dependents
  • Points-Based Preferential Immigration
  • Permanent Residency
  • Expert Report
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs