Report fraud

To create a safe and secure society, the Immigration Services Agency is actively working on countermeasures to address individuals engaged in illegal and falsified stays in the country and accepts information from the general public as a part of this effort.

  • We take all possible precautions to ensure that personal information such as the name of the information provider and the content of the information is not leaked.
  • We will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of investigations being carried out as a result of information provided.
  • The slander of foreign nationals is strictly prohibited.

Information providers

Please contact us by email, or contact the nearest Regional Immigration Services Bureau directly.

* Please note that information will not be accepted on weekends or public holidays. However, the Tokyo Regional Immigration Services Bureau is available to receive information by telephone from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays (excluding the New Year holidays from December 29 to January 3). Their phone number is 03-5796-7256.

* This office only accepts information regarding foreign nationals engaged in illegal and falsified stays. For other matters, please call during normal business hours.

(Note) The IP address of individuals reporting fraud by email is provided automatically. The frequent submission of slanderous emails or emails unrelated to foreign nationals engaged in illegal and falsified stays in the country interferes with business operations and is strictly prohibited.

  • In order to protect information on this page, we utilize encryption by SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology and other similar measures. As a result, a security warning screen may be displayed depending on your computer's operating environment.
    (Should a warning be displayed, please refer to the Government Public Key Infrastructure Guidance.)
  • There are some restrictions on using email to report fraud. If you cannot use email, you can report fraud by telephone or in writing.

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