Necessary documents for spouse or child of Japanese national

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※These are the minimum documents. Necessary documents may vary depending on your case. We recommend you to consult to an expert.

1Summon the spouse of Japanese(Certificate of eligibility)

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form for certificate of eligibility

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

Passport copy

Stamped, self-addressed envelope

Marriage certificate issued by applicant’s country

Translation of marriage certificate

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

Mail, greeting card and email from applicant’s spouse

Translation of mail, greeting card, and email

Snapshot picture with spouse,

<Japanese spouse’s necessary documents>

Explanation letter

Guarantee letter

Family registration

Acceptance certificate of marriage notification

Certificate of residence (All of family member living together)

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For spouse doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For spouse being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

Questionnaire from immigration bureau

Mail, greeting card and email from applicant

Translation of mail, greeting card, and email

2Extending visa of spouse of Japanese

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form of extending visa

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

Passport

Residence card

Explanation letter

Certificate of residence

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For spouse doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For spouse being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

 

<Japanese spouse’s necessary documents>

Guarantee letter

Family registration

Acceptance certificate of marriage notification

Certificate of residence (All of family member living together)

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For spouse doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For spouse being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

 

3Changing visa to spouse of Japanese

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form for changing visa

Passport

Explanation letter

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

 If the applicant’s term of visa is longer than 3 months

Residence card

Certificate of residence

Marriage certificate issued by applicant’s country

Translation of marriage certificate

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

Snapshot picture with spouse

 

<Japanese spouse’s necessary documents>

Guarantee letter

Family registration

Acceptance certificate of marriage notification

Certificate of residence (All of family member living together)

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For spouse doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For spouse being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

Questionnaire from immigration bureau

 

4Summon the child of Japanese; Certificate of eligibility

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form for certificate of eligibility

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

Passport copy

Family registration of one’s Japanese parent (Child’s name must be printed on registration)

Stamped, self-addressed envelope

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

 

<Parent’s necessary documents>

Guarantee letter

Certificate of residence

In case the parent has foreign nationality

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

Passport copy

Residence card copy

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For parent doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For parent being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

 

5Extending visa of child of Japanese

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form for extending visa

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

Passport

Residence card

Family registration of one’s Japanese parent (Child’s name must be printed on registration)

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

 

<Parent’s necessary documents>

Guarantee letter

Certificate of residence

In case the parent has foreign nationality

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

Passport copy

Residence card copy

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For parent doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For parent being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

 

6Changing visa to child of Japanese

<Applicant’s necessary documents>

Application form for changing visa

Passport

Explanation letter

ID picture(4cm x 3cm) , 1 piece

※No background, cap or hat, and taken within 3 months

 If the applicant’s term of visa is longer than 3 months

Residence card

Certificate of residence

Family registration of one’s Japanese parent (Child’s name must be printed on registration)

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

 

<Parent’s necessary documents>

Guarantee letter

Certificate of residence

In case the parent has foreign nationality

Birth certificate

Translation of birth certificate

Passport copy

Residence card copy

Certificate of being imposed residential tax

Certificate of paying residential tax

For parent doing one’s own business

Documents proving your business

Copy of tax return

Copy of business permission

For parent being an employee

Employment certificate

Tax certificate slip

 

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