Application for Permission to Extend the Period of Stay

The application required when extending the period of stay.

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What is Permission to Extend the Period of Stay?

 It is a permission when a person extends the period of stay to engage in the same activity as the one permitted by the Status of Residence held.

 Normally the period of stay for “Specialist in Humanities/International Services” and “Engineer” is 1 or 3 years. To engage in the same activity after the period the person or the agent has to apply for “Permission to Extend the Period of Stay” at an Immigration Bureau, the Branch, or the Office before the expiry date.

 If he/she fail to do this and overstay he/she becomes a target of deportation. Furthermore it is considered as a criminal offence. The one violated the law becomes a target of punishment of “Under-3-years imprisonment or under \3,000,000 fine”. The employer is ought to regularly check the employees’ permitted period of stay and to notify them so that they do not become overstays.

Examples of Frequently received requests for application for Permission to Extend Period of Stay.

1. A person changes job and apply for the first Permission to Extend the Period
   of Stay.
2. A person with Spouse or Child of Japanese National visa apply for the first
   Permission to Extend the Period of Stay after divorce and re-marriage.
3. A request from a staff of Personnel Division of a Company to apply for
   Permission to Extend the Period of Stay for the overseas employees.
4. A request to go to an Immigration Bureau on his/her behalf to apply for
   Permission to Extend the Period of Stay because he/she is too busy to go.

Cost of application for Permission to Extend Period of Stay through ACROSEED.


*Discount may apply when multiple applications are requested.

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