If you want to stay in Osaka for a long time,
Should I consider a naturalization application?
table of contents
- 1 Naturalization in Osaka
- 2 Cost of naturalization application in Osaka
- 3 Naturalization conditions in Osaka
- 4 Examples of documents required when applying for naturalization in Osaka
- 5 Points when applying for naturalization in Osaka
- 6 Status of foreign residents in Osaka (as of December 2018, 12)
- 7 Number of naturalization applications, permits, and denials in Japan in recent years
- 8 Consultation desk when applying for naturalization in Osaka
Naturalization in Osaka
Although I looked into the procedure for naturalization, some people may give up on the large number of documents and the complexity of the procedure.
If you would like to naturalize and live in Osaka for a long time, please use Climb, an expert scrivener for naturalization procedures.
Naturalization experts will do their best to assist you in applying for naturalization.
Applying for naturalization is a difficult procedure, but there are points to make it successful.
First of all, it is important to have an address where you live for a long time.
Those who frequently travel abroad or who have a long overseas stay in a year should be careful.
In addition, you will be checked for crimes and anti-social activities in your conduct, for example, to make sure that you have sufficient income in your livelihood situation, and in the past for tax or pension delinquency.
In fact, there are various points in the naturalization procedure in addition to this, and if you do not understand these points, naturalization that would have been able to obtain "permission" may become "denial".
Therefore, when naturalizing in Osaka, you should request an administrative scrivener who is strong in naturalization procedures.
If your application for naturalization is accepted, you will be able to obtain Japanese citizenship and get the right to vote. Also, there are no work restrictions.
Cost of naturalization application in Osaka
I will introduce the approximate cost of naturalization in Osaka.
The administrative scrivener corporation Climb is located in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, but we support naturalization applications at the Legal Affairs Bureaus in Osaka.
|Naturalization applicant occupation||Reward amount|
|employee||110,000 yen (tax included)|
|self employed||165,000 yen (tax included)|
|Additional costs of the Legal Affairs Bureau||55,000 yen (tax included)|
When performing naturalization procedures in Osaka, start by visiting the Legal Affairs Bureau for consultation. We will collect and prepare documents in accordance with the instructions of the official in charge of the Legal Affairs Bureau.
However, the procedure is complicated and there are many difficult documents, and it is a hurdle for the general public to perform. At the administrative scrivener corporation Climb, administrative scriveners who are strong in naturalization procedures comprehensively support customers' naturalization application procedures.* In addition to these, actual expenses such as transportation expenses, resident's card, tax payment certificate, taxation certificate etc. may be required. Consultation is free.
Naturalization conditions in Osaka
Those who meet these conditions may be able to apply for naturalization.
|① Address conditions||Those who have lived in Japan for more than 5 years and have worked for 3 years or more in Japan with a work visa.|
|② Ability condition||Be at least 20 years old.|
|③ Action requirements||Be sure to pay taxes. No criminal record.|
|4 Livelihood conditions||Have a certain amount of income.|
|⑤ Japanese language proficiency requirements||To be able to read, write, and talk in simple Japanese at the third grade of elementary school.|
* For example, Koreans who are currently living and working in Osaka and are special permanent residents.
Examples of documents required when applying for naturalization in Osaka
It is considered that one of the following documents in the home country of the foreigner wishing to naturalize in Osaka is required.
|Examples of documents required when applying for naturalization||Home country birth certificate, home country marriage certificate, home country divorce certificate, home country kinship certificate, home country death certificate, home country adoption certificate, home country recognition certificate, home country custody certificate, Home country court of law, confirmation certificate|
* Required documents vary depending on the situation of the person applying for naturalization.
Points when applying for naturalization in Osaka
|・ Documents written in foreign languages must be translated into Japanese.|
|・ You can submit 100 to 200 documents.|
|・ The examination period (waiting for results) will be from 6 months to 1 year.|
|・ The applicant will be the Legal Affairs Bureau having jurisdiction over the current address (see Jurisdiction of the Legal Affairs Bureau below).|
|・ If the applicant is over 15 years old, the applicant will go to the Legal Affairs Bureau.|
Status of foreign residents in Osaka (as of December 2018, 12)
At the end of 2018, the total number of foreign residents in Osaka was announced to be 239,113.
Of the total number of foreign residents, the top three countries are mostly from Japan.
|Ranking||Citizenship||Number of foreign residents|
|1 bit||South Korea||100,430|
|3 bit||Eur-lex.europa.eu eur-lex.europa.eu||25,641|
Number of naturalization applications, permits, and denials in Japan in recent years2015年12,442件9,469件603件2016年11,477件9,554件607件2017年11,063件10,315件625件2018年9,942件9,074件670件
|年度||Number of naturalization applications||Number of permits||Unauthorized number|
|2010||13,391 of||13,072 of||234 of|
|2011||11,008 of||10,359 of||279 of|
|2012||9,940 of||10,622 of||457 of|
|2013||10,119 of||8,646 of||332 of|
|2014||11,337 of||9,277 of||509 of|
* From Ministry of Justice website Both figures are based on the calendar history.
Consultation desk when applying for naturalization in Osaka
When applying for naturalization in Osaka, the following legal bureaus are under the jurisdiction.
|Osaka Legal Affairs Bureau (Headquarters)||XNUMX-XNUMX-XNUMX Tanimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Government Office|
|Kita Osaka Branch||XNUMX-XNUMX Nakamuracho, Ibaraki City|
|Higashi Osaka Branch||XNUMX-XNUMX-XNUMX Takadamotomachi, Higashi-Osaka City Higashi-Osaka Legal Joint Government Building|
|Sakai branch||XNUMX-XNUMX Minamigawaramachi, Sakai-ku, Sakai City Sakai District Joint Government Building|
|Tomita Hayashi Branch||XNUMX-XNUMX-XNUMX Koda, Tomitabayashi|
|Kishiwada Branch||XNUMX-XNUMX East, Ueno-cho, Kishiwada-shi|