Immigration Information Center

The Japanese Ministry of Justice’s Immigration Information Center is the best place to call for all immigration related issues. It’s located in Tokyo inside the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau, but you can call them from anywhere in Japan (or, presumably, from outside Japan). The staff there speak a variety of foreign languages.

Their phone number is (03) 5796-7112, and they’re open from 9am till 4pm, Monday to Friday. They have a lunch hour from noon to 1pm. According to the website, the services they offer are

  • Guidance on procedures to apply for entry permission for spouses, employees and others.
  • Guidance on procedures for acquiring or changing status of residence and extending periods of stay.
  • Guidance on alien registration procedures.
  • Guidance on various documents required for applications.
  • Guidance on general immigration matters.

There are other Immigration Information Centres throughout Japan — see the Ministry of Justice’s list of immigration offices throughout Japan.

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  1. 567
    Nadine samonte said (12 January 2019 at 5:20 am)

    Hi po.pahingi naman po ng advice.trainee po ako then bigla po akong napauwe ng kaisha ko dahil sa problema.kasal na po ako bago po ako npauwe ng pinas pero hindi ko po sinabe sa kaisha.hindi po fake ang kasal namen ng asawa kong hapon.1year po kmeng magkaibigan then 1year 7months po kame na magbfgf bago ikasal.kakasal lang po namen nung september then nov po napauwe ako.yung alien card ko po is ok pa..kaso hindi na po ako nakabalik ng japan.akala ko po kase kapag ok yung alien card mo is makakabalik kapa din ng japan.ano pong dapat kong gawen? Hindi po ako maiaplay ng asawa ko ng Coe kase may tax pa po sya kailangan bayadan.pede po ba ako bumalik sa japan? Advice naman po thank you po

  2. 568
    miko said (12 January 2019 at 6:42 pm)

    ipinanganak po ako sa japan at nag aral dn po ako hanggang grade 2 ngayon na sa pilipinas na po ako hndi po hapon tatay ko khit nanay hindi rn pure pinoy po may posibilidad bang makabalik ulit ako ng japan ? meron po akong busticho, pasagot po pls

  3. 569
    k said (19 January 2019 at 2:03 am)

    Gusto ko Po sana mahuli mga imitation Na kasal dito samin.ako Po ba ay matutulungan ng site Na ito?

  4. 570
    Sab said (21 January 2019 at 12:18 am)

    puwede nyo Po b akong mtulungan paano mahuli ang imitation na kasal marami Po akong hawak Na ebidensiya.

  5. 571
    Maria said (26 January 2019 at 4:50 am)

    Hello po.tatanong lang po sana ako kung ilang years po maghihintay kasi po nag imitate po ako ng passport sa kapatid ko.kasi po nung kumuha ako ng passport eh sa kapatid ko po.. 19 years old lang po ako nun running to 20 years old na p0 ako.pero nung kumuha po ako ng passport sa kapatid ko nakapangalan eh 23 years old na po xia noon.gusto ko talaga makapunta ng japan tapos po makatulong sa magulang.may sakit kasi papa ko noon .mama ko naman may trabaho pero maraming utang dahil po sa kapatid kong mga lalaki.. kaya po gumawa ako ng paraan para makabili ng gamot tsaka check up ng papa ko.. kaya ayon nlang naisip ko..ano po ba gagawin ko.para maging okay po ang lahat.para makapunta na po ako ulit doon at yung name ko na po ang gagamitin ko pang trabaho po.

  6. 572
    denise said (29 January 2019 at 5:55 pm)

    hello po,itatanong ko lng po,buntis kc ako ngaun at medyo masilan po pagbubuntis ko gusto ko umuwi ng pilipinas para doon manganak kaso ung visa ko po ay mauubos na nitong june..ok lng ba na hayaan ko nlang un kahit Hindi e enshu tpos nextyear nlang ulit e apply pag bumalik po ako ng japan.tska ung papel po, ng anak ko hindi po ba ako mahirapan asikasuhin pag kapanganak ko?bale tatay po,ng anak ko Japanese 6years na po Kami mgkasama ngaun lng kami nagka baby..please po waiting your advice.thank you.

  7. 573
    Fia Pancho said (31 January 2019 at 9:12 pm)

    Good afternoon! Ask ko lang po regarding sa COE for Spouse of Japanese National. W applied our COE last
    October 22, 2018 and by 1st week January 2019 we receiveda notice from our lawyer that Immigration Bureau is asking for additional document which is ADVISORY ON MARRIAGES. by January 23, 2019 we already submitted it to the Immigration Bureau. My question is do I need to wait for another 3 months for processing? Can you please share your thoughts about this? Thaank you!

  8. 574
    Fia Pancho said (31 January 2019 at 9:16 pm)

    Ohayo! Good afternoon! Ask ko lang po regarding sa COE for Spouse of Japanese National. W applied our COE last
    October 22, 2018 and by 1st week January 2019 we receiveda notice from our lawyer that Immigration Bureau is asking for additional document which is ADVISORY ON MARRIAGES. by January 23, 2019 we already submitted it to the Immigration Bureau. My question is do I need to wait for another 3 months for processing? Can you please share your thoughts about this? Is it true that if they asked additional document means a high chance of approval? Thaank you!

  9. 575
    Mei sircar said (8 March 2019 at 8:46 am)

    Magandang araw po, pag refugee visa (DESIGNATED ACTIVITY) ka ba, maari bang ma-adopt ng stepfather mo at maari na bang mabago ang status mo dito sa Japan? Please pasagot po, salamat po!

  10. 576
    Mei sircas said (8 March 2019 at 8:52 am)

    Magandang araw po, pag refugee visa (DESIGNATED ACTIVITY) ka ba, maari bang ma-adopt ng stepfather mo at maari na bang mabago ang status mo dito sa Japan? Please pasagot po, salamat po!

  11. 577
    Rosaline said (17 March 2019 at 2:11 am)

    Hello po paano mag report sa overstay tourist visa cya dati
    Now overstay na at yong nag sponsor sa kanya ang tumolong na makahanap ng peki na pakasalan Edu visa na Yong nag sponsor at marami din naka away.Pahingi lng po payu .Salamat po

  12. 578
    Rosaline said (17 March 2019 at 2:17 am)

    Hello po paano mag report sa overstay tourist visa cya dati
    Now overstay na at yong nag sponsor sa kanya ang tumolong na makahanap ng peki na pakasalan Edu visa na Yong nag sponsor sa kanya at Nag babanta pa yong mag susumbong sa immigration at mahuli yon pina overstay nya pinag baban taan nya kaya iba tahimik nlng.
    Salamat po sa oras.

  13. 579
    josephine said (18 March 2019 at 9:43 pm)

    hello po indi po ako magcocomment magtatanong lang po if isang refugee visa po ako nakasal ako ng hapon tapos ng apply kmi ng spouse visa 2times na po so ngayon po sa 20 report ko sa immigration tanong kulang po if ever po ba makauwi ako ng pinas like denied parin visa ko makabalik po ba ako dito sa japan ang how many days po ako bago mkabslik ng japan thanks po

  14. 580
    Sss said (11 April 2019 at 12:57 am)

    I want to report this girl who is fake marriage with a japanese she just want to work at the club and lend money to others with 20%percent interest. ズズキ メリー ジョイ ペニ okazaki shi po siya naka tira 25years old, her number is 08036822921 facebook account is yoj’z dela peña

  15. 581
    julie adornado said (25 April 2019 at 12:02 am)

    dati po akong nagoverstay sa japan year 2005, tapos nadeport po ako year 2005 din.almost 2months lang akong overstay. sbi dun sa paper 5 years banned lng ako. now im working na po dito doha qatar at nagbabalak kc ko bumalik this 2019 ksma ung partner ko, pede kaya ako makabalik? kc sa application form meron question na have you ever been deported in japan for over staying? magyyes ba ako? please help.. thanks

  16. 582
    James natividad said (20 May 2019 at 4:56 pm)

    Ask ko lang po paano mapapauwi ung kasawa ko na nagfake na kasal masyado na kasi sayang mayabang nakabalik lang sya ng japan may anak kami dto sa pinas gusto ko na sya bumalik dito patulong nanman po kawawa po anak namin dto kasi parang ayaw niya n umuwi dito

  17. 583
    Jayson dela Cruz said (20 May 2019 at 4:57 pm)

    Ask ko lang po paano mapapauwi ung kasawa ko na nagfake na kasal masyado na kasi sayang mayabang nakabalik lang sya ng japan may anak kami dto sa pinas gusto ko na sya bumalik dito patulong nanman po kawawa po anak namin dto kasi parang ayaw niya n umuwi dito

  18. 584
    Meng said (20 June 2019 at 10:27 pm)

    Hi po, nagkamali po kami ng citizenships na nailagay sa magulang ko nung kinasal kami 2017. Makakaapekto po ba yun kapag mag aayos na kami ng visa sa japan embassy ng pinas?

  19. 585
    Jeff said (22 June 2019 at 1:17 am)

    Gumamit ako ibang pangalan sa passport noon nagpunta ako sa japan at nag overstay napadeport ako kalaunan 7 yrs ago.ngayon gusto ko mag tour ulit gamit tunay kong pangalan pero wala nako balak mag overstay.sino dito nakalusot sa biometric sa airport na katulad ng case ko?

  20. 586
    Angel said (19 July 2019 at 4:20 am)

    Ask ko po sana kung posible ba ako magrequest ng rekkon papers ko..
    Nasa pinas na po kao at lahat ng papeles ko nasa dati kong asawa.wala na kaming kontak,gustu ko sana mabawi mga papeles ko lalo na yung divorce papers namin..looking forward na masagot nyu pih sana yung tanong ko,salamat

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