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New Registration
1)When arriving in Japan
Applicant must appear in person
Application Period Within 90 days following the date of your landing. If you leave Japan within 90 days, you do not have to apply.
Required Documents 1)your passport
2)2 photographs(Not required for those under 16 years of age)
 
  • Photographs must be taken within six months of the application date
  • 4.5cm high x 3.5cm wide
  • Subject should be facing the camera and should not be wearing a hat
 
2)When a child is born
Applicant a family member living with the baby
Application Period Within 60 days following the date of birth.
Required Documents 1)Birth Certificate
2)baby's passport (if the baby has one)
 
  • Birth notice should be submitted to City Hall within 14 days. Parents of foreign nationalities are reminded to complete the appropriate procedures at their country's embassy or consulate.

Confirmation(Renewal)
1) Age 16 and up
Applicant must appear in person
Application Period Within 30 days following the fifth birthday (the seventh birthday for a permanent resident or a special permanent resident) that you have after your original registration, such as New Registration, Renewal and Exchange issuance, or Reissuing of card.
"Next Renewal Application Period" is written on your Alien Registration card (here in after referred to as "Registration card").
Required Documents
  • your passport
  • photographs(same as stated above)
  • your Registration card

2) When you become 16 years old
Applicant must appear in person
Application Period within 30 days following your 16th birthday
Required Documents same as stated above

3) If your applied Period of Stay is less than one year
Applicant must appear in person
Application Period within 30 days from the designated day on your Registration card.
Required Documents same as stated above

Registration of Change of Place of Residence
1) Move into Toyama City
Application for change of registered information.Please report to the local office.
Applicant Person applying for change of address should be the applicant or a family member living with the applicant.
Application Period within 14 days of moving
Required Documents 1)your Registration card

2) Moving within the city
Application for change of registered information.Please report to the local office.
Applicant Person applying for change of address should be the applicant or a family member living with the applicant.
Application Period within 14 days of moving
Required Documents 1)your Registration card

3) Moving out of the city
When you move out of the city, please register the change at the Foreign Resident Registration Information counter of local office you move to.
Applicant Person applying for change of address should be the applicant or a family member living with the applicant.
Application Period within 14 days of moving
Required Documents 1)your Registration card

Change in Registered Information
If you change any items written on your card other than your address, please complete the appropriate procedure at the embassy and/or Immigration office, and then register at City Hall.
Applicant must appear in person (a family member living with the applicant is allowed to apply in place of the applicant for changes in status of residence and period of stay, and so on.)
Application Period If you are changing your name, nationality, status of residence, period of stay occupation, or work address, please register within 14 days of change. (A permanent resident or a special permanent resident does not have to report on changes of occupation, or work address.) Other items should be reported when you apply to Renew, Exchange, or Reissue your registration card.
Required Documents 1)your Registration card
2)any documents to certify the change

Your city mayor will issue a certificate when you need to confirm registered information, such as status of stay, place of residence and other information.
Applicant The applicant, a family member living with the applicant, or a representative who has a letter granting power of attorney from the applicant
Handling charge 300 YEN per document

Please return your card in the following cases.
When leaving Japan please return your card to the immigration officer at the airport or port.
When a family member dies please return his/her card to Foreign Resident Registration Information counter of the City Hall along with a medical certificate of death or death notification certificate within 14 days of the death.
If you become a Japanese citizen please return your card to Foreign Resident Registration Information counter in person with your Certificate of Japanese Citizenship or an identification acquired after change of citizenship within 14 days of the change.

Residence Reports are required if there is a change in your status of stay or expected period of stay.
When a child is born, status of stay must be obtained for the child.
A re-entry Permit is required before you leave Japan if you intend to return. You must apply in person at the Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau Toyama office. Take your passport and Registration Card with you. You must pay the handling charge with Shunyuinshi (revenue stamps) which are sold at post offices.
INQUIRIES Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau Toyama Office (Toyama Airport terminal building 1 floor, 30 Akigashima, Toyama City, Toyama) TEL 076-495-1580

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