|Resident Status||Daily Life Info||Other|
|Renewal of Period of Stay||Change of Status of Residence||Your passport||Residence card||Temporary Return|
|Living Permanently in Japan||Naturalization|
A foreigner can obtain Japanese citizenship through naturalization.
General requirements for naturalization are as follows.
If a foreigner has a Japanese spouse, however, the place of residence requirement in ① can be relaxed to more than three years of continuous residence.
Moreover, if more than three years have passed since marriage to a Japanese spouse, continuous residence for more than one year should suffice.
For more information, contact the Nagoya Legal Affairs Bureau（052-952-8073）. For consultation, an appointment is required.