Notification from the organization of affiliation

Affiliated organizations that accept mid to long-term residents are requested to provide notification in any of the following situations.

Organizations that do not provide such notifications will not face any punishment. However, when application for permission to renew the period of stay is made for foreign nationals belonging to such organizations, the Immigration Services Agency may examine the applications very carefully by confirming the facts when carrying out the review.

1. Notification for mid to long-term residents with a work visa

Organizations (excluding those that are required to report the employment status of foreign nationals based on the Employment Measures Act) that accept mid to long-term residents with a work visa and status of residence (Note) as specified by the Ministry of Justice must, within 14 days of the beginning (employment/appointment of officers, etc.) or ending (dismissal, resignation, etc.) of the foreign national's employment, submit a notification of acceptance of mid to long-term residents to the Minister of Justice with regards to matters specified by Ministry of Justice.

(Note) Professor, Highly Skilled Professional, Business Manager, Legal/Accounting Services, Medical Services, Researcher, Instructor, Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services, Intra-Company Transferee, Entertainer, Skilled Labor

2. Notification of accepting Students

Educational institutions that accept mid to long-term residents who are international students with the status of residence of "Student" must, within 14 days of the beginning (admission/transfer, etc.) or ending (graduation/withdrawal, etc.) of the foreign national's enrollment, submit a notification of acceptance of mid to long-term residents to the Minister of Justice with regards to matters specified by Ministry of Justice. In addition, regarding the status of international students accepted on May 1 and November 1 each year, a notification of acceptance of mid to long-term residents with "Student" status of residence must be submitted within 14 days.

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