Police Clearance Certificate
Since April 29, 2006, people of Japanese descent with Long-Term Resident status, and their family members, have been required to submit a Police Clearance Certificate to the Immigration Bureau when entering the country or renewing their visas. This applies to the following people. (1) Persons of Japanese descent; (2) spouses of persons of Japanese descent; (3) unmarried minors who are biological children of persons of Japanese descent; and (4) unmarried minors who are biological children of spouses of persons of Japanese descent. This certificate is issued by the police in your home country.

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