Application for Refugee Travel Document
|Procedure Name||Application for issuance of Refugee Travel Document|
|Governing Law||Article 28 and Annex of Convention on the Status of Refugees, and Article 61-2-12, Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act|
|Applicant||Foreign national who currently resides in Japan and is recognized as a refugee|
|When to submit||No specific deadline specified.|
|How to submit||Applicant must fill in necessary application forms, and make ready attached documents. In principle, applicant should submit these documents at a service counter of regional immigration office.
If the applicant is younger than 16 years old or is unable to submit the application form because of illness or other reasons, his/her relative may make application on behalf of the applicant.
|Fee||5,000 yen for receiving the travel document|
|Necessary documents (the number of necessary copies)||
|How to fill in, and example||Refer to your regional immigration office.|
|Where to submit||The regional immigration office in charge of applicant's address (Refer to your regional immigration office or immigration information center.)|
|Office hours||9:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00, weekdays (For more information on office hours or days of week for specific application procedures, refer to your regional immigration office.)|
|Information services||Regional immigration office|
|Screening criteria||The applicant falls under the conditions stipulated in Article 61-2-12 of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.|
|Standard procedures duration||About two weeks|