International marriage requires a Japanese spouse visa.
After marriage procedures in both countries, you cannot actually live in Japan unless you apply for a “spouse visa“ to the Immigration Bureau and obtain permission.
The following are the status of residence when a foreigner is married or related to them.
|Japanese spouse, etc.
|When a Japanese married a foreigner
When calling for a Japanese child
|Spouse, etc. of a permanent resident
|When a foreign permanent resident marries a foreigner
|When calling a foreign family (spouse or child) to Japan
You must explain and prove to the Immigration Bureau when applying for your spouse visa.
When a foreigner and a Japanese marry in Japan, they not only say they are married, but also live together and support each other, etc., and live as a married couples. It is very important to explain and prove this to the Immigration Bureau.
It’s hard to say, there are so many “fake marriages” currenntry, that it is not easy to explain and prove that Immigration Bureau can trust you.
Due to this situation, even if the marriage is genuine, some people have been required to live separately in Japan and abroad because their spouse visa has been rejected due to insufficient explanation and verification to the Immigration Bureau.
In order to prevent this situation, you should consult and request an application agent certified administrative procedures legal specialists. We can help you get your spouse visa!
There are no working restrictions.
Japanese spouses and permanent resident spouses have no employment restrictions.
You can get any job.
However, “Family Stay” is not permitted to work, so you need to obtain “Non-qualified Activity Permit”.
Please note that family stay visa activities are limited to daily activities performed as a spouse or child.
Daily activities include activities to get education at educational institutions, so you can bring your child from home country to Japan and go to a Japanese language school. However, it is important to note that you will not be able to run a profitable business or be rewarded.
Permission application required to obtain a spouse visa
In order to obtain a status of residence and invite your spouse to Japan, you need to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility at the Immigration Bureau and receive a grant notice.
Alternatively, you need to change your current status of residence to a spouse visa.
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