Portal Site on Policies for Foreign Residents

Introduction

The objective of the website is to provide foreigners residing in Japan and people who offer them various services besides counseling with the best convenience.

In addition, the information will be expanded at any time according to the advice given by "Web Portals of Policy on Foreign Residents Planning and Operating Seminar", which will be established in future by relevant men of insight. And the information published here is well supported by CLAIR, due to the information translated into several languages is still not adequate.

What's New

What's New
2014.02.05 Link to website on information of "About the High School Tuition Support Fund" (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
2013.10.10 Link to website on information of "Response for people of Japanese ancestry who received repatriation support" and Summary of the "Public-opinion Survey on Resident Foreigners of Japanese Descent"
2013.09.18 Link to website on information of "Guidebook for inflection of a standard curriculum plan of the Japanese education for "the foreigners as the dwellers (Agency for Cultural Affairs)"
2013.09.10 Link to website on information of "About The Norovirus"
2013.07.26 Link to website on information of "Overview of 2012 report by the Council for the Promotion of Multicultural Coexistence, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)"
2013.07.19 Link to website on information of "Basic Plan for lmmigration Control 4th edition (Ministry of Justice Japan)"
2013.05.31 Link to website on information of "Leaflets - Start of New Tsunami Warning System Operation", "Video - Escape the Tsunami!",etc.
2013.05.09 Link to website on information of "To Victims of Spousal Violence (Gender Equality Bureau,Cabinet Office)"
2013.01.23 Link to website on information of "Orientation Guide Book (CLAIR)"
2012.11.02 Link to website on information of "To foreigners leaving Japan - A Notice onClaims to Lump-Sum Withdrawal Payments under National Pension and/or Employees' Pension Insurance"
2012.09.20 Link to website on information of "Guidelines for Permission for Change of Status of Residence and Extension of Period of Stay"
2012.03.16 Implementation Status of the "Action Plan on Measures for Foreign Residents of Japanese Descent"
2012.02.10 This website is renewed.
2011.09.30 Telephone Consultation by Foreign Languages
2011.09.05 Link to website on information of "Changes to the Basic Resident Registration Law", "Start of a new residence management system",etc.
2011.06.23 Action Plan on Measures for Foreign Residents of Japanese Descent
2011.05.30 Telephone Consultation by Foreign Languages
2011.04.19 Telephone Consultation by Foreign Languages
2011.03.15 Link to website on information of Great East Japan Earthquake (Updating)
2011.01.24 Basic Policy on Measures for Foreign Residents of Japanese Descent : newly posted
2010.09.14 Learning the Japanese Language : newly posted
2010.09.06 As of October 1, 2010, the Japanese government will be conducting a Population Census.
2010.08.17 Guide to Living in Japan
Guide to Living in Japan (Leaflet)
2009.10.23 Link to website on information of Influenza A (H1N1) (Renewed)
2009.06.04 Support Measures updated.
2009.05.26 Link to website on information of Influenza A (H1N1)
2009.04.01 This website is opened.

Information of Great East Japan Earthquake

An extremely severe earthquake centered in the Tohoku district struck on Friday, March 11.
Official information on the earthquake is available on the following websites.
Please stay calm and act on correct and accurate information.

Please be warned about chain emails.

  • Incorrect information concerning Great East Japan Earthquake in the form of chain emails, electronic bulletin boards and mini blogs is being circulated.
    Please check to see whether this information is correct by checking reliable sources of information such as the websites of government agencies or of reliable media, and please do not panic through these chain mails, etc.
  • Moreover, forwarding these chain emails results in creating more panic. If you receive one of these chain emails, please delete it immediately and do not forward it to anyone else.

We ask for your cooperation with electric power saving.

  • Due to the earthquake, severe damage has been caused to the power supply equipment of Tokyo Electric Power Company and Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • We ask everybody to cooperate in saving as much electric power as possible when using electrical appliances.

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