Notification of address after landing (mid to long-term residents)

*When the individual presents their residence card or their passport along with a statement indicating that a residence card will be issued at a later date to the appropriate municipal office, the individual will be considered to have submitted the following notification of address when submitting a notification as prescribed in Article of 30-46 of the Basic Resident Registration Act. (It is not necessary to submit the following written address notification.)

Name of procedure Notification of address after landing
Procedural basis Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act, Article 19-7, Item 1
Individuals subject to procedure Newly arrived mid to long-term residents
Notification period Within 14 days from the date of establishing their place of residence
Notifier
  1. The individual making the notification (excluding those under 16 years of age)
  2. Representative
    1. Should the individual making the notification be under the age of 16, or if they are unable to appear at the relevant office due to illness (Note 1) or other reasons, a relative who lives with the individual and who is 16 years of age or older
    2. A relative living with the individual and who is 16 years or older making the notification at the request of the individual (Note 2)
    3. An individual who received a request from the person listed in 1 or 2a, or the legal representative of the individual making the notification

    (Note 1) In case of "illness," please bring a medical certificate or equivalent documentation as proof.
    (Note 2) In case of "requested" representation, please bring a power of attorney (in Japanese)PDF as proof.

Recipient Same as above
Handling fee There is no handling fee
Required documents, etc.
  • Notification form
  • Presentation of residence card or passport along with a statement indicating that a residence card will be issued at a later date

*When a representative submits a notification of address after landing for the notifier, please have the notifier carry a copy of their residence card or a copy of their passport with a statement indicating that their residence card will be issued at a later date.

Notification format Notification of address - PDF (in Japanese/English)PDF Excel (in Japanese/English)Excel
(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 municipal office in your area of residence
Hours Municipal office reception hours
Consultation counter The municipal office in your area of residence

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