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Notification by the accepting organization

A staff member of an organization that accepts any mid- to long term resident is requested to cooperatively make a notification when falling under any of the followings. Even if you do not make a notification, you will not be subject to any penalty. However, when you file applications for extension of the period of stay, etc. for foreign nationals belonging to your organization, examinations may be carried out more carefully, including the confirmation of the facts.

1 Procedures for notification concerning mid- to long term residents who have the work qualification

With regard to the work qualification for mid- to long term residents who have the status of residence specified by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Justice,(Note) an organization accepting such mid- to long term residents (*excluding an organization that is obliged to notify its employment of foreign nationals pursuant to the Employment Countermeasures Act) is requested to make a notification on the acceptance of mid- to long term residents concerning the matters specified by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Justice, to the Minister of Justice within 14 days, when it has commenced the acceptance of such mid- to long term residents (employment, their assumption of the position of a director, etc.) or has terminated the acceptance of such mid- to long term residents (dismissal, retirement, etc.).

( Note ) "Professor," "Investor/Business Manager," "Legal/Accounting Services," "Medical Services," "Researcher," "Instructor," "Engineer," "Specialist in Humanities/ International Services," "Intra-company Transferee," "Entertainer," and "Skilled Labor"

2 Procedures for notification concerning foreign students

An educational institution accepting foreign students who are mid- to long term residents staying in Japan with the status of residence of "Student" is requested to make a notification on the acceptance of mid- to long term residents concerning the matters specified by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Justice, to the Minister of Justice within 14 days, when it has commenced the acceptance of such foreign students (enrollment, transfer, etc.) or has terminated the acceptance of such foreign students (graduation, withdrawal, etc.). Additionally, with regard to the situation of the acceptance of foreign students as of May 1 and November 1 every year, such educational institution is requested to make a notification on the acceptance of mid- to long term residents with the status of residence of "Student" within 14 days.