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Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau has jurisdiction over Tokyo, Kanagawa (Kanagawa falls under the jurisdiction of Yokohama District Immigration Office), Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata, and consists of its headquarters, 3 district immigration offices and 12 branch offices (including 1 branch office of Yokohama District Immigration Office).

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Yamanashi and Nagano

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Yamanashi and Nagano

Location 108-8255
5-5-30 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo Pref.
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Telephone number 03-5796-7111
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)
(or, 9:30 to 11:00 and 12:40 to 15:00 except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays, if you visit detainee or send gifts to detainee)

Name Telephone number Assigned tasks
General Affairs Division 03-5796-7250 General affairs, etc.
Personnel Division   Recruitment and personnel affairs
Accounting Division Accounting and provisional release security deposit
Supply Division Facilities administration
Inspection Coordination Department 03-5796-7251 Reentry
Business and Employment Inspection Department 03-5796-7252 Resident status (work permits)
Student Inspection Department 03-5796-7253 Resident status (international students)
Trainee and Temporary Visitor Inspection Department 03-5796-7254 Resident status (Trainee, temporary visitor, cultural activities)
Permanent Residence Inspection Department 03-5796-7255 Resident status (Spouses or Child of Japanese national, permanent residents)
Refugees Examination Department   Refugees recognition
Information Processing Department Inspection recordkeeping
Verification Department Fact-finding on immigration and resident status procedures
Examination Department Deportation (violation examination)
Adjudication Department Deportation (hearings for deportation procedures, filing of, objections
Planning and Management Department Deportation (public relations)
Research and Planning Department 03-5796-7256 Deportation information
First Investigation Department   Deportation (detection)
Second Investigation Department Deportation (violation examination)
Third Investigation Department 03-5796-7257 Deportation (spontaneous declaration at immigration offices)
03-5796-7258 Deportation (cases not requiring detention)
Fourth Investigation Department   Survey of the facts
Detention Department   Deportation (fair treatment)
First Deportation Department   Deportation (repatriation)
Second Deportation Department   Deportation (provisional release, etc.)
Registration Office (Odaiba office) 03-3599-1068

Registration-related affairs

Registration office (Odaiba office) does not deal in resident inspection.

135-0064
9th floor, Tokyo Port Joint Government Bldg., 2-7-11 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo Pref.

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Mito Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Ibaraki and Tochigi

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Ibaraki and Tochigi

Location 310-0803
1st floor, Third Prince Bldg., 2-9-12 Jonan, Mito City, Ibaraki Pref.
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Telephone number 029-300-3601
Assigned tasks Resident inspectionand port inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Utsunomiya Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Tochigi, Ibaraki and Gunma

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Tochigi, Ibaraki and Gunma

Location 320-0033
1st floor, Ustunomiya NI Bldg., 4-15 Hon-cho, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Pref.
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Telephone number 028-600-7750
Assigned tasks Resident inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Takasaki Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Gunma, Tochigi, Saitama, Niigata and Nagano

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Gunma, Tochigi, Saitama, Niigata and Nagano

Location 370-0829
26-5 Takamatsu-cho, Takasaki City, Gunma Pref.
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Telephone number 027-328-1154
Assigned tasks Resident inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Saitama Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Yamanashi and Nagano

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Saitama

Location 338-0002
Saitama Second Legal Affairs Joint Gov’t Bldg. 1F 5-12-1 Shimo-ochiai, Chuo-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Pref.
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Telephone number 048-851-9671
Assigned tasks Resident inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Chiba Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Chiba and Ibaraki

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Chiba and Ibaraki

Location 260-0026
Chuo Community Center, 2-1 Chiba-minato, Chuo-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Pref.
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Telephone number 043-242-6597
Assigned tasks Resident inspection and port inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Tachikawa Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Tokyo, Kanagawa(Sagamihara City) and Yamanashi

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Tokyo, Kanagawa(Sagamihara City) and Yamanashi

Location 186-0001
Tachikawa Legal Affairs Joint Government Bldg., 3-31-2 Kita, Kunitachi City, Tokyo Pref.
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Telephone number 042-528-7179
Assigned tasks Resident inspection and airport inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Name Telephone number Assigned tasks
 Yokota office 042-552-1404

Airport inspection

This office does not examine eligibility of resident statuses.

190-1214
12-1 Musashino, Mizuho-cho 3-chome, Tama-gun, Tokyo Pref.

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Niigata Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Niigata

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Niigata

Location 950-0001
Niigata Airport Terminal Bldg., 3710 Matsuhama-cho, Higashi-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Pref.
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Telephone number 025-275-4735
Assigned tasks Resident inspectionand port/airport inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Kofu Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Yamanashi and Nagano

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Yamanashi and Nagano

Location 400-0031
1-1-18 Marunouchi, Kofu City, Yamanashi Pref.
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Telephone number 055-255-3350
Assigned tasks Resident inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Nagano Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Nagano and Niigata

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Nagano and Niigata

Location 380-0846
Nagano Local Legal Affairs Joint Government Bldg., 1108 Asahi-cho, Nagano City, Nagano Pref.
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Telephone number 026-232-3317
Assigned tasks Resident inspection
Office hours

9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Shinjuku Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Handles no application procedure

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Handles no application procedure

Telephone number 03-5796-7111
Assigned tasks Shinjuku Branch Office is in charge of the deportation processes such as detection. This office does not deal in resident inspection.

Tobu Branch Office

Jurisdictional Areas

[Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence *1]
Handles no application procedure

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility *2]
Handles no application procedure

Telephone number 03-5796-7111
Assigned tasks Tobu Branch Office is in charge of the deportation processes such as detection. This office does not deal in resident inspection.

Supplementary notes

  1. ※1 "Application Procedures for Statuses of Residence"
    In principle, applicant may file applications at regional immigration bureau, district immigration office or branch office in charge of the applicant foreign resident's address.
  2. ※2 "Application for Certificate of Eligibility"
    In principle, applicant may file applications at regional immigration bureau or district immigration office in charge of the address of the applicant's employer (application agent) or applicant's relatives. It should be noted that some branch offices do not handle some of application procedures for certificate of eligibility.
  3. ※3 If you have any other questions, refer to your nearest regional immigration bureau, district immigration office or branch office.