Child of Japanese National Visa

2021/8/30


Child of Japanese National Visa

 

Visa for a child of a Japanese national to live in Japan.

Personal relationship or status for which the residence is authorised: the spouses of Japanese nationals; children adopted by Japanese nationals in accordance with the provisions of Article 817-2 of the Civil Code (Law no. 89 of 1896); or those born as the children of Japanese nationals.

 

Period of stay: 1 year or 3 years

An applicant must either obtain a Certificate of Eligibility or prepare for all the required documents in "Child of Japanese National Visa Application WITHOUT Certificate of Eligibility " below for an alternative procedure.

 
Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
 

COE

Most of the applicants who wish to enter Japan under the categories of Employment/
Working, General or Specified visas should obtain, in principle, a Certificate of Eligibility.

 

The Certificate of Eligibility is a document issued by the Ministry of Justice in Japan.
In order to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility, you are required to have a sponsor in Japan
such as an employer, a school, relative etc.

The sponsor in Japan must contact the local Immigration Office in order to apply for your Certificate.
Once this has been issued, the certificate will be sent to you and you are then able to
apply for a visa with the required documents listed below.

 

The application for the Certificate of Eligibility is free of charge and generally
it takes up to 3 months to process.

 

*The Certificate of Eligibility should be submitted to an Immigration Inspector with a valid visa for landing permission at the port of entry in Japan,
and shall cease to be valid if the application for landing permission is not filed within three months from the date of issue.

 

Required Documents
*Please do NOT staple any document together and please use paper clips instead.

 

Child of Japanese National Visa Application WITH Certificate of Eligibility

 

1. Passport

Valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia

Signed by the bearer

Not damaged (torn out pages, water damaged, or unreadable ID page, etc )

At least 2 spread blank visa pages

* If your passport is damaged or there is no spread blank page, please renew it beforehand.

If your current Australian visa is linked to your previous passport, please bring it as well.

 

2. Australian Visa (VEVO)(Not applicable to Australian citizens)

Access to VEVO website and bring the printed VEVO information as your latest visa status please.

* Visa "Grant Notice" is NOT acceptable. Only the latest VEVO information is acceptable.

Valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia

If your current Australian visa is linked to your previous passport, please bring it as well.

If you hold a PR visa, please ensure that the Re-entry permit is still valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia.

If not, please renew it beforehand.

If you hold a Bridging visa “A”, you need to change it to Bridging visa “B” beforehand.

If you hold a tourist/visitor visa, we CANNOT accept your application.

Please apply for a Japanese visa in your home country.

 

3. Visa Application Form

Please download and print the Visa Application Form

Checked the Visa Application Writing Sample

Please complete the form by filling ALL THE LINES without any left blank (See Sample writing).

If no information is applicable for the question, please put N/A or No (See Sample writing).

Your signature must be the same as on your passport.

Please do NOT staple the application forms together.

 

4. Passport Photo x 1

Size :4.5cm x 3.5cm (Australian Passport Photo Size), 4.5cm x 4.5cm or 2 in x 2 ic

Must be taken within the last 6 months

Must be glued (not stapled) on the form at reserved photo place

If you had any cosmetic surgery, please declare it.

Not damaged (torn out pages, water damaged, or unreadable ID page, etc )

 

5.Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

COE

Must be original

 
 
 

Child of Japanese National Visa Application WITHOUT Certificate of Eligibility


 

1. Passport

Valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia

Signed by the bearer

Not damaged (torn out pages, water damaged, or unreadable ID page, etc )

At least 2 spread blank visa pages

* If your passport is damaged or there is no spread blank page, please renew it beforehand.

If your current Australian visa is linked to your previous passport, please bring it as well.

 

2. Australian Visa (VEVO) (Not applicable to Australian citizens)

Access to VEVO website and bring the printed VEVO information

as your latest visa status please.

* Visa "Grant Notice" is NOT acceptable. Only the latest VEVO information is acceptable.

Valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia

If your current Australian visa is linked to your previous passport, please bring it as well.

If you hold a PR visa, please ensure that the Re-entry permit still is valid until the trip to Japan and return is completed to Australia.

If not, please renew it beforehand.

If you hold a Bridging visa “A”, you need to change it to Bridging visa “B” beforehand.

If you hold a tourist/visitor visa, we CANNOT accept your application.

Please apply for a Japanese visa in your home country.

 

3. Visa Application Form

Please download and print the Visa Application Form.

Checked the Visa Application Writing Sample.

Please complete the form by filling ALL THE LINES without any lef t blank

(See Sample writing).

If no information is applicable for the question, please put N/A or No (See Sample writing).

Your signature must be the same as on your passport.

Please do NOT staple the application forms together.

 

4. Passport Photo x 1

Size: 4.5cm x 3.5cm (Australian Passport Photo Size), 4.5cm x 4.5cm or 2 inc x 2 inc

Must be taken within the last 6 months

Must be glued (not stapled) on the form at reserved photo place

If you had any cosmetic surgery, please declare it.

Not damaged (torn out pages, water damaged, or unreadable ID page, etc )

 

5. Flight Booking Confirmation

Please provide ALL the destination flight booking confirmations from Sydney to Japan (One way).

Eg. If you travel from Sydney to US first, and from US to Japan, all these flight details are required.

We do NOT require any payment of the flights as we cannot guarantee if your visa will be granted.

It is your own responsibility to purchase or pay.

Full flight details should be from an accredited travel agent or airline.

Your full name is shown as a passenger in the flight details.

 

6. Japanese Parent's Family Register ( Koseki Tohon )

Must be original

Must be issued within 3 months

Must show the registered marriage

 

7. Photo copy of Parent's Japanese Passport

ID page

 

Does not have to be certified

 

 

8. Letter of Guarantee from Someone in Japan, preferably a Japanese Relative

 

Letter must be original(Scanned letters/photo copies are NOT acceptable.)

 

9. Letter of Invitation from Someone in Japan, preferably a Japanese Relative

Letter must be original(Scanned letters/photo copies are NOT acceptable.)

 

10. Proof of Financial Capability of Guarantor

 

Document must be official issued by government such as

Income certificate

Tax payment showing annual income

 

11. Residence certificate (Juminhyo) of Guarantor

Must be issued within 3 months

 

 

 

12. Birth Certificate of the Visa applicant

 

Must be original full birth certificate

Both parents' names should be shown

 
 
   NOTE   

* The personal representative like a family member may apply for a visa on behalf with the original power of attorney/authorisation letter from the applicant. As long as the letter clearly mentions that the representative applies for him/her and collects his/her passport when the assessment is completed, the applicant does not have to come to our office in person. But the original letter must be submitted with the visa required documents together when applying and the personal representative must bring the own valid photo ID. *For the child’s visa application, the power of attorney is not required if the parent applies for him/her.
Example:The husband comes to our office in person to apply for his and his wife’s visas, and he brings the power of attorney from his wife. When the assessment is done, he may collect his and her passports together.

 

* Additional documents may be required if necessary.

* The minimum assessment time is 5 working days.
    It generally takes longer if additional documents are required for further assessment.

* There is NO priority processing service.

* Visas are valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

* Telephone assistance is available if you need further information on 02-9250-1000 Monday-Friday.
            10:00am-12:00pm or 3:00pm-5:00pm

* Documents submitted with the application will NOT be returned.



 

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