Application for Permission to Change Status of Residence

The application required when changing status of residence.

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What is the Permission to Change Status of Residence?

 It is a permission necessary when a person in Japan quit or achieved goal of the stay and want to engage in an activity which is not permitted by the holding status of residence.

 For example it is needed when an overseas student is employed with a Japanese company after completion of the Japanese University course, when someone from overseas who is holding the visa of “Specialist in Humanities/International Services manage a company, and when someone married a Japanese citizen stays in Japan after the death of his/her spouse. Many people stay in Japan after changing their status of residence as lately diverse activities has become available.

 The application for the change can be made whenever required. It differs from application for Permission to Extend Period of Stay on this point. But the application may be rejected if requirements are not met. It is important to pay close attention them.

Examples of Frequently made requests of application for Permission to Change Status of Residence.

1. Want to change the status of residence from student visa to working visa.
2. Want to change the status of residence from student visa to
   “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”
3. Want to change the status of residence from working visa to
    Investor/Business Manager Visa.
4. Want to change the status of residence from “Dependant” visa to
   Investor/Business Manager visa.
5. Want to divorce my spouse and change the stats of residence to
   “Long Term Resident”.
6. Want to change the status of residence from Temporary Visa to working visa.
7. Want to change the status of residence from Temporary Visa to
   “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”

Cost of application for Permission to Change Status of Residence through ACROSEED.


Application for Permission to Change Status of Residence
\157,500
(tax inclusive)

*If multiple applications are made at a time discount may apply.

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