Ｑ. Procedures for staying in Japan
Ａ. It is required for foreign people to stay for long period to have valid passport and visa to enter Japan and authorized resident status.
The representative or employee come from foreign countries have to make procedures below.
- There are many kinds of visa and resident status according to the purpose. It needs to get visa and resident status for business according to duties.
- It is possible to get in Japan by “short stay visa” for a short period to stay for meeting or exhibition and business meeting etc. non profitable activity like sightseeing.
- In Japan there are “Gyosei Shoshi = certified administrative procedure specialist” who can advise about embarkation and disembarkation, staying etc. It is practical to offer those specialists.
[ Prepare ] in Japan
|Apply the certification of status entitled staying Japan|
|Embark with short stay visa and apply for certification. It is possible to be done by agency.|
|Get the certification|
|Sent directly the said or agent in Japan from the immigration bureau|
＊In some cases, some foreigners who have already lived in Japan with the short stay visa might get certificate of eligibility in Japan without returning your country to apply it at Japanese embassy.
[ Apply ] out of Japan
|At the diplomatic establishment abroad|
|Apply business visa with certification status of japan at the diplomatic establishment abroad|
|Get the business visa|
|Get the visa|
[ Immigration ] in Japan
|Immigration with business visa|
|Get the permission enter in japan and resident card for immigration, with business visa and certification of status.|
＊It will be issued “status card” for foreigners admitted staying for medium or long term at Narita and Haneda airport etc. It means possible getting on site. But at the any other airports the card will be send by mail afterwards.