Immigration Service

UoA can be a proxy of immigration related application

①Application for Certificate of Eligibility(Only "Student")

②Application for Extension of Period of Stay

③ Application for Change of Status of Residence

④Application for Working Permit (Besides TA/RA)

Ministrey HP: http://www.moj.go.jp/tetsuduki_shutsunyukoku.html

Please mark ☑ when you have a document to be ready.: checklist_for_immigration_service.pdf

Application for Certificate of Eligibility

Application

3 months before period of stay

Documents
  • Application for Certificate of Eligibility * "For applicant, part 1 to 3" has to be completed by applicants themselves.
  • Photo (1pcs height 4cm x width 3cm)
  • Copy of Passport (Or ID Card)
  • Copy of Notification of Successful Result

Ministrey of Justice:Application for Certificate of Eligibility

http://www.moj.go.jp/ONLINE/IMMIGRATION/16-1.html

Handling time at the immigration office from 1 month to 3 months

Application for Extension of Period of Stay

Application

3 months before period of stay

Documents
  • Application Forms for Extension of Period of Stay * "For applicant, part 1 to 3" has to be completed by applicants themselves.
  • Photo (1pcs height 4cm x width 3cm)
  • Passport
  • Residence Card
  • Copy of the Student ID Card
  • Certification of Enrollment
  • Graduation Certificate (within passed 6 months)
  • Notification of Successful Result (passed master course or doctor course)
  • Academic Transcript
  • Processing Fee: 4,000 yen *by Revenue Stamp   Please buy it at the university shop by yourself.
  • Certificate for Payment of Fee with your signature
  • Documents that prove the applicant's financial ability to cover living expenses e.g. Certificate of Scholarship, copy of the bankbook

Ministrey of Justice:Application Forms for Extension of Period of Stay

http://www.moj.go.jp/ONLINE/IMMIGRATION/16-3.html

Handling time at the immigration office from approximately 2 weeks up to 1 month

Application for Change of Status of Residence

Application

3 months before period of stay

Documents
  • Application Forms for Change of Status of Residence * "For applicant, part 1 to 3" has to be completed by applicants themselves.
  • Photo (1pcs height 4cm x width 3cm)
  • Passport
  • Residence Card
  • Copy of the Student ID Card
  • Certification of Enrollment
  • Academic Transcript
  • Processing Fee: 4,000 yen *by Revenue Stamp   Please buy it at the university shop by yourself.
  • Certificate for Payment of Fee with your signature
  • Documents that prove the applicant's financial ability to cover living expenses  e.g. Certificate of Scholarship, copy of the bankbook

Ministrey of JusticeApplication Forms for Change of Status of Residence

http://www.moj.go.jp/ONLINE/IMMIGRATION/16-2.html

Handling time at the immigration office from approximately 2 weeks up to 1 month

Application for Working Permit (Besides TA/RA)

Application

3 months before period of stay

Documents
  • Application Form for Working Permit
  • Passport
  • Residence Card
  • Copy of the Student ID Card

Ministrey of JusticeApplication Form for Working Permit

http://www.moj.go.jp/ONLINE/IMMIGRATION/16-8.html

Handling time at the immigration office the day of application