VISA and Resident status Support Service

▼Application and acquisition of visa and resident status

 

 

▼Procedures

Step 1. Inquiry/ Make an appointment

Please feel free to contact us by e-mail or phone, if you have any questions or concerns about visa or resident status, or both.
If you wish to make a visit to our office, please tell us your desired date prior to your visit. We also would like to inform you of necessary documents for application.

 

E-mail:client@gvalaw.jp

 

Step 2. Consultation

First, we will create a quotation based on your inquiry. Please be sure to read our quotation. If you can acknowledge and accept the quotation, please make an official request for consultation.

 

Step 3. Contract

Once we receive a request from you, we would like to conclude a service contract with you.

 

Step 4. Procedures for application

We will submit your application to Immigration Bureau. After your application has been submitted to Immigration Bureau, we will keep you updated on the progress of your application. Also, we will accept and deliver other necessary documents as needed.

 

Step 5. Acquisition of Visa

We would like to report on the result of your visa examination results immediately after we receive notice from Immigrant Bureau. Then, we will return the submitted documents to you.
This is the end of the procedures.

 

 

▼Type of visa and residential status

Type Activities to which you can participate Eligibility of applicants (example) Period of stay Others
Investor/ Business manager Starting or investing into businesses like trade business in Japan, or engaging in management of such business Managers, administrators in foreign companies etc. 5 years, 3 years, 1 year, 4 months or 3 months Visa available for accompanying family members as well
Engineer, specialist in humanities and International services Working in the fields of natural science such as physical science and engineering under contract with the company in Japan. Working in the fields of humanities including legal study, economic science, social science where applicants must have technique and know-how. Working in the services which are based on foreign culture. Engineers such as machine engineers, Interpreters, Designers, Language teachers etc. 5 years, 3 years, 1 year, 3 months Visa available for accompanying family members as well (Limited to its spouse and children)
Skilled labor Working in the industrial fields with required special skills under the contact with the company in Japan. Cooks for foreign cruises, Athletic trainers, Aircraft pilots, and processors of precious stones, metals or fur etc. 5 years, 3 years, 1 year, 3 months Visa available for accompanying family members as well
Skilled labor (No. 1) Working in specific industrial field under contract with the company in Japan. Specific skills equivalent to the skills required for such specific industries are required. Workers with foreign nationality who work for nursing care, building clearing, machine parts and tooling industry, industrial machine manufacturing industry, electronic and electronical information-related industries, construction industry, shipbuilding and ship machinery, auto technician, airline, loading industry, agriculture, fishery industry, food and beverage industry and food service industry. 1 year, 6 months, 4 months, 5 years (at the maximum in total.) Visa NO available for accompanying family members.
Highly skilled professional Working in the fields of natural science and humanities under contact with the company in Japan. Development engineer of products, Person in charge of planning including and sales and promotion activity etc. 5 years Visa available for parents and domestic workers as well.

※Our office is able to give consultation on other issues associated with international marriage, permanent residence, naturalization, and application for asylum, etc. Please feel free to contact us.

 

 

▼Consultation fee for visa and residential status (Rough estimate)

Visa related

Fee (Excluding tax)

Acquisition and change of residential status (Investor/Business manager)

Start at 200,000 JPY

Acquisition of residential status (Engineer, specialist in humanities and International services)

Start at 150,000 JPY

Acquisition of residential status (Others)

Consultation is needed

Change in residential status

Start at 100,000-150,000 JPY

Renewal of residential status

Start at 60,000-100,000 JPY

Application for employment eligibility verification forms

Start at 60,000 JPY