Spouse or child of a permanent resident

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Definition

The residence qualifications for a spouse or child of a permanent resident are to be a foreigner married to a permanent resident or the biological child of a permanent resident.

Lengths of Residence Terms

Lengths of visa Terms for the spouse or child of a permanent resident

6 months

1 year

3 years

5 years

Targeted Persons of Visa

Residence qualifications for a spouse or child of a permanent resident are as follows:

1. A spouse of a permanent resident of Japan

2. A biological child of a permanent resident who gave birth to the child in Japan

Requirements

Spouse of a permanent resident

Person who fulfills the following:

  1. Being in a continuous lawful marriage with a permanent resident

*De facto marriage is not included

  1. Living together and cooperating with spouse

*The marriage must fit the generally accepted concept of married lifestyle in that the relationship must be formal (lawful), and the couple should be substantially living together, cooperating and mutually aiding each other

The immigration bureau is aware of the fact that there are also a number of disguised marriages within the applications to gain residence as a spouse of a permanent resident, and are very strict about this in the inspection process. Even if the marriage is lawful and sincere, if there are any mistakes made on the submitted documents, there is a chance that you may not be able to acquire, extend or change your visa status to “Spouse of a Permanent Resident.”

Child of a permanent resident and born in Japan

Person who fulfills either 1 or 2 in addition to 3

  1.  A biological child who was born after their father or mother has already become a permanent or long-term resident
  2. In the case the father passed away before the birth of the child: A biological child of a person who became a permanent or long-term resident before the father passed away
  3. The child be continuously living in Japan from the time they were born until the present


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