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What is Living in Japan VISA?
Aren’t you confused with “how to obtain the residency status (VISA)?
Living in Japan VISA will help companies who want to hire foreign people and foreigners who want to work in Japan by introducing notary publics who are specialized in Residency Status to end up with “worry-free hiring and worry-free job.”
Company wishing to hire foreigners
Living in Japan VISA provides in cooperation with the engaged notary public who on your behalf will prepare documents and submit application to obtain working VISA. Consultation on foreign labor source is also available.
Foreigners wishing to work in Japan
We support you to procced to obtain varieties of VISA regardless of nationality by tying up with notary public. Also, we provide consultation on the permanent residency, naturalization and short-term stay.
Available in English
Living in Japan VISA introduces an engaged notary public who will respond with well-found knowledge and vast experience. Please make the initial contact from here
Please do not hesitate to contact us even when you have some concern for any reason.
Even after the initial consultation, we will keep providing you with a study and proposals from a long-term point of view, such as business plan and issues for companies and a life planning for foreigner
Cost for let us obtain VISA on behalf of you
|Initial consultation||5,500 yen|
|Application for Certificate of Eligibility|
(Bringing one from over-seas)
|Application for renewal of residence period|
(Extension of VISA)
|55,000 yen: No circumstance change|
88,000 yen: With circumstance change
|Application for Residency Status change|
(Change of VISA status)
|Application for Permanent Residency||165,000 yen|
(33,000 yen/person for additional family member)
|Application for Naturalization|
(Obtaining a Japanese citizenship)
|Assistance to obtain VISA|
(Help for short-term stay procedure)
- Above prices include the consumption tax
- Additional fee may incur in some cases
- We are available to consult on international marriage, entrepreneurial support in Japan, and utilization of foreign labor force
Steps for our services
STEP1 Request for the initial consultation and appointment
Please contact Living in Japan VISA from this initial contact form.
We’ll be back to you with available date and time of the initial consultation.
STEP2 The first consultation (at our office)
When the first appointment is confirmed, please come to our office (WEBMO Inc., Mizonokuchi station, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa) bringing with you your passport, Residency Card, other documents relating to your entry and residency in Japan to have an initial meeting with a notary public. It will take normally a half an hour to one hour, but may last longer. The fee is 5,500 yen (tax included).
STEP3 Fee estimate
After hearing your consultation issues, circumstances and your intention, the engaged notary public shall propose the assistance he/she can provide with an estimated fee schedule.
STEP4 Signing a contract
When you have decided to engage the notary public to represent you, an entrusting agreement shall be signed. After the initial deposit payment is confirmed, the notary public will explain you what other documents and information are required.
STEP5 Preparation of necessary documents (Our office)
The rotary public draws up necessary documents promptly.
STEP6 Confirmation of necessary documents (at our office)
When the documents are prepared, you need to peruse them and when you are satisfied, please put your signature and seal.
Please come visit our office (above mentioned address) with your seal.
STEP7 Submission of required documents
The notary public submits the documents to the relevant government agency office.
The application for naturalization or the request for a special permission to stay have to be submitted by the applicant him/herself but the notary public will accompany you.
STEP8 Screening by the government office
You need to wait for the result of the screening. The duration varies by the relevant agency and the case in question. During this period, some question may be addressed and additional information may be requested by the agency, which need to be responded.
STEP9 Inform the result (at our office)
The result of the screening is shared with you at our office (above mentioned address). At the same time, we advise you what the next step is. You are asked to pay the fee.
If the result fails to satisfy your aim, we will discuss how to proceed hereafter including re-submission of the application. This consultation is free of charge.
Necessary Information at the First Consultation
For company who wants to hire foreign workers
- What kind of work for a foreigner whom you want to or are going to hire.
- Conditions of the foreigner whom you want to or are going to hire, such as the education, work experience and the current staying status.
- Employment conditions such as the compensation.
For foreigners who want to consult about the residency status
- Current residency staying status and its expiration date
- Issues to be consulted
Please indicate to us the content of your consultation briefly.