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  • Changing Your Visa in Japan
    August 12th, 2009By Category: Uncategorized
    If you intend to engage in activities other than approved under your status of residence (category of visa) you need to apply to have your status changed at the regional immigration office. Along with the application and Alien Registration Card and passport you will n ... » Continue Reading
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    Getting a Visa for Japan
    August 6th, 2009By Category: Uncategorized
    Depending on your purpose of visit or stay, the visa you need and the procedures required to apply for and renew it are for all their similarities significantly different. Don’t take chances with your visa, it’s what allows you to be in this great country. Just rememb ... » Continue Reading