|Name of procedure||Notification of change in name, date of birth, sex, and nationality/region on residence card|
|Procedural basis||Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Immigration Control Act") Article 19-10|
|Individuals subject to procedure||Mid to long-term residents whose name, date of birth, sex, or nationality/region have changed|
|Notification period||Within 14 days from the date of the change|
(Note 1) In case of "illness," please bring a medical certificate or an equivalent document as proof.
|Recipient||Same as above|
|Handling fee||There is no handling fee|
|Required documents, etc.||
* If the residence card is not to be issued on the same day and you want to receive it at a later date, please submit the following documents:
|Notification format||Notification of change in name, date of birth, sex, and nationality/region on residence card - PDF (in Japanese/English) Excel (in Japanese/English)
(Note 1) Can be printed on standard Japanese A4 paper.
(Note 2) To avoid reducing the size of the copy, uncheck "Reduce page to fit paper size (K)" in the print dialog box before printing.
|Where to submit||The Regional Immigration Services Bureau with jurisdiction over your place of residence (Please contact either a Regional Immigration Services Bureau or an Immigration Information Center (Tel: 0570-013904).)|
|Hours||Weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(The day or time may vary depending on the procedure, so contact either the Regional Immigration Services Bureau or the Immigration Information Center. Tel: 0570-013904.)
|Consultation counter||Regional Immigration Services Bureau or Immigration Information Center. (Tel: 0570-013904)|
|Examination criteria||Must meet the requirements of Article 19-10 of the Immigration Control Act|
|Standard processing period||As a general rule, will be issued on the same day|
|How to appeal||N/A|