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. 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!

  2. 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!

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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?

  11. 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?

  12. 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

  13. 587
    Juliet said (9 August 2019 at 3:26 am)

    Hi po gusto ko lng malamn kung pwede kung
    Makakuha ng address ng tatay kung hapon
    20yrs na kaming hindi nagkikita
    Sana matulungan niyo ako
    Matanda na kasi siya
    Pangalan niya yoshiharu shirai
    O magbigay ng suggestion
    Kung anu dapat kung gawin
    Wala na kasi kaming communication ng tatay ko

  14. 588
    jinky said (28 August 2019 at 1:05 pm)

    hello po.. mag ask lng po sana ako, na overstay po kasi ako nun tapos nag kaanak po ako sa hapon nag punta po kame immigration para sa visa pero hindi pa po kasi nila ako binigyan visa kasi under imbestigation pa daw po ako hanggang ngaun wala pa po kasi.. kailangan kailangan ko na po kasi umuwi ng pinas para sa nanay ko may sakit kame na lang po kasi hinihintay ng anak para makita niya hirap na hirap na po kasi siya.. ano po dapat gawin ko? mag punta sa immigration magmakaawa para makauwi? help naman po

  15. 589
    Hearty said (30 November 2019 at 9:24 am)

    Hi po ako po si hearty nagtatrabaho dito po sa Japan.May naging boyfriend po ako at balak na po namin magsamang dalawa.Hiniram nya po phone ko at nagpadala po ako ng pera
    po para po iyon sa plano naming sasakyan iyon po sabi nya hati kami sa bayad.Matapos ko po naipadala lahat bigla po sya umuwi ng pinas po dala ang phone at pera ko po.
    Umuwi sya po at hindi sya nagsabi po at iyong pera po naipadala nya sa kinakasama nya dun sa pinas.
    Ano po maaari kung gawin po para maibalik nya sakin Ang pera at phone ko po?Pwede ko po ba siyang maipadeport po dahil sa ginawa nyang pangloloko sa akin po?
    Dito din sya sa Japan nagtatrabaho po at sa saitama ken po sya nakatira.Sana po matulungan nyo po ako..Salamat po

  16. 590
    cherry said (12 December 2019 at 1:20 am)

    ohayou! pwede po magtanong, gusto po sana naming ampunin ng asawa ko ang pamangkin ko na 16yrs old, may posibilidad po ba na mabigyan sya ng viza kahit po yung tunay nyang mother ay nandito din sa japan pero may sarili na pamilya at seikatsu hogo po ang tunay nyang nanay kaya walang kakayahan na kuhain sya. ang tunay nyang nanay ay nasa chiba ken. at ako naman ay nasa Ehime ken. Thank in advance po!

  17. 591
    Shinji Oishi said (18 January 2020 at 11:51 pm)

    Hi. I’m a Japanese citizen but I’m staying in the Philippines for almost 3years now. I want to go back in Japan.
    Here is my question, do I have penalty charges in Japan for staying longer in the Philippines?
    I have a dual-citizenship in the Philippines because my mother is a Filipina. But when I turned in the age of 21, I submitted my declaration in Japan embassy here in the Philippines that I chose Japan citizenship.
    The lawyer told me that my dual citizenship here in the Philippines is for a lifetime. So I’m confused. I hope you understand the situation. Your response will be appreciated.

  18. 592
    lyle said (13 March 2020 at 10:44 pm)

    anu po madalas na trabaho ng mga nag fake marriage sa japan, entertainer? sa farm?..

  19. 593
    Joy said (19 April 2020 at 3:11 pm)

    Hi good afternoon. I am half japanese(father side) and half pilipina(mother side). Gusto kong maging japanese citizen pero yung father ko hindi na nagpaparamdam almost 14yrs na. He also had a signature in my Ph birth certificate. We keep on calling him pero lagi niya kaming pinapatayan. I just want him to acknowledge me as his daughter and process my papers in japan for me to go and stay there. Can you give me a piece of advice? What am I gonna do? I also know his number and kung saan siya nakatira but not the exact address.

  20. 594
    Mafel said (1 June 2020 at 4:17 pm)

    Hingi lang po ng advice, talento po ako naextend ung visa namin dahil di pa makauwi sa Pinas. Nakatourist visa na ako ngayon until August . Pwede kayang magstay na ako dito sa Japan dahil buntis ako pero di pa kmi kasal ng bf ko? Salamat po sa sasagot..

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