Naturalization in Osaka

If you aim for naturalization in Osaka
If you want to stay in Osaka for a long time,
Should I consider a naturalization application?

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.

・ Basic cost of naturalization
Naturalization applicant occupation Reward amount
employee 110,000 yen (tax included)
self employed 165,000 yen (tax included)
・ Additional cost when an administrative scrivener accompanies the Legal Affairs Bureau in Osaka
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

Osaka Dotonbori

Those who meet these conditions may be able to apply for naturalization.

Naturalization requirements Message
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.
Ability condition Be at least 20 years old.
Action requirements Be sure to pay taxes. No criminal record.
4 Livelihood conditions Have a certain amount of income.
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

Check ・ Documents written in foreign languages ​​must be translated into Japanese.
Check ・ You can submit 100 to 200 documents.
Check ・ The examination period (waiting for results) will be from 6 months to 1 year.
Check ・ The applicant will be the Legal Affairs Bureau having jurisdiction over the current address (see Jurisdiction of the Legal Affairs Bureau below).
Check ・ 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
2 bit Chugoku 63,315
3 bit 25,641

Number of naturalization applications, permits, and denials in Japan in recent years

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.

Jurisdiction Address
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