Japan Permanent Residence

Japan Visa Services

The Japan Permanent Residence Practice assists eligible applicants obtain permission to reside in Japan indefinitely, much like a Japanese national.

Japan Permanent Residence is a status that confers significant benefits allowing the holder to live and work in Japan in much the same way as a Japanese national. Few restrictions are imposed on activities of foreigners who hold Japan Permanent Residence.

Applications for Permanent Residence are carefully scrutinized by the authorities and processing time is up to one year. As a result, it is crucial that the strongest possible application be submitted. Potential weaknesses need to be identified and addressed in the application.

Permanent Residence is a status generally available only to foreigners living in Japan. Typically ten years residence is required for a stand-alone application.However, applicants applying as a spouse of a Japanese national may reduce this time to as little as three years.

Japan Visa's certified immigration professionals can provide initial consulting and prepare an application that ensuring the strongest possible chance of success.

The above is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice to undertake or refrain from undertaking any action. Only qualified Japanese professionals are able to advise on Japan immigration, legal, and tax matters.