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News&Topics : A new residency management system will be put into place
2012/6/13 16:57:18 (1372 reads)

News for Foreign Residents in Japan !
On July 9th, 2012, the Alien Registration Act will be abolished and a new residency management system will be put into place. Under the new system, the Basic Resident Act will applied to foreign residents, and foreign residents with a mid- to long-term “Status of Residence” will be issued Resident Cards in place of the current Alien Registration Cards. Anyone interested in learning about this new system in detail can check the web pages listed below, phone the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Call Center, or pick up a pamphlet at the International Foundation.

• MIC Information - Regarding the Basic Resident Act
http://www.soumu.go.jp/main_sosiki/jichi_gyousei/c-gyousei/pdf/eng_page.pdf

• Ministry of Justice - Information Regarding the New Residency Management System
http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/newimmiact_1/en/index.html

• MIC - Foreign Resident Basic Resident Act Call Center
Tel: 0570-066-630
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
*Multi-lingual Support is Available in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Portuguese

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