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Notification on change of address resulting from change of status of residence(medium to long-term residents)

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Notification on change of address resulting from change of status of residence(medium to long-term residents)

※In cases where a notification stipulated in Article 30-46 or 30-47 of the Residential Basic Book Act is made by presenting a residence card to the office of the municipality, the notification on the address mentioned below shall be deemed to have been made. (Submission of a notification on the address as mentioned below is not required.)

Procedure Name Notification on change of address resulting from change of status of residence
Governing Law Article 19-8, paragraph 1 of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Immigration Control Act")
Person to notify A person who newly becomes a medium to long-term resident (You will jump to the official website of the Immigration Bureau.) with permission under Article 20, paragraph 3; Article 50, paragraph 1; or Article 61-2-2, paragraph 1 or 2 of the Immigration Control Act
Time to notify Within 14 days of the date on which the address is established
Who may submit
  1. The notifier (except for those under the age of 16 years)
  2. A representative
    1. (1) A relative aged 16 or above living together with the notifier, in cases where the notifier is under the age of 16 years, suffers from an illness (Note 1), or is unable to apply for the residence card owing to other grounds
    2. (2) A relative aged 16 or above living together with the notifier, pursuant to the request of the notifier (Note 2)
    3. (3) A person who receives a request from persons mentioned in paragraph 1 or 2(1), or the legal representative of the notifier

(Note 1)In the event of "illness", please bring the medical certificate, etc. as necessary material.

(Note 2)In the event of proxy by "request", please bring a letter of proxy 【PDF】 as necessary material.

The recipient of a residence card Same as above
Fee No fees are required.
Necessary documents
  • Notification form
  • Presentation of a residence card

    ※ If a representative is to submit a notification of the place of residence accompanying the change to the status of residence, etc., please ensure that the individual subject to the notification carries a copy of the residence card with them.

Format Notification on Address 【PDF】 【EXCEL】

(Note 1) You can print this form on a sheet of paper of Japanese Industrial Standards Size A4 before use.

(Note 2) The form may be printed out in a scaled-down version, so please uncheck the box "Scale down the page according to the size of paper (K)" in the Print dialogue box before printing out.

Where to submit The responsible section of the municipality to which the address belongs
Office hours Office hours of the responsible section of the municipality
Information services The responsible section of the municipality to which the address belongs

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