Business / Management (Business Management)

What is "management / management"

What is "management / management"

"Business management" (business management) is one of the visas that allows you to work with a Japanese status of residence.
Previously "Investment and management"(Investment management) has been changed to the status of residence" Business and management "from April 2015, 4.

 

Business management visa isWhen a foreigner runs a company in JapanThis is the status of residence (visa) required for.

  • When a foreigner starts a business (establishes a company) in Japan and becomes a manager
  • When a foreigner represents a company already in Japan
  • When a foreigner becomes a manager (does a management job) of a Japanese company
  • When a foreigner acquires the management right of a Japanese company and manages or manages the company, etc.
 

 

Flow of obtaining a "business / management" visa

① Company establishment (before company establishment)
② Various notifications to the tax office
③ Permits such as business licenses (only necessary businesses)
④ Business management visa application
⑤ Examination


【Detail】

① Company establishment
You must have completed the establishment of the company before you can apply for a business management visa.

▼ Main things to do when establishing a company
・ Draft articles of incorporation
・ Payment of capital
・ Registration of establishment of corporation (Legal Affairs Bureau)

② Various notifications to the tax office

▼ Main notification contents
・ Corporate establishment notification form
・ Notification of establishment of salary payment office, etc.
・ Application for approval of special delivery date of withholding income tax
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③ Permits such as business licenses
If you want to do a business that requires a permit, you must notify the government agency and obtain a permit.

▼ Major industries that require a license
Food service, transportation, construction, accommodation, real estate brokerage, etc.

 

Requirements for obtaining a "Business / Management" visa

① There are facilities (offices, etc.) in Japan
(2) Employ two or more full-time employees residing in Japan or capital of 500 million yen or more (investment)
③ Have at least 3 years of business management or management experience
  Receive a remuneration equal to or greater than the remuneration received when a Japanese person engages

④ It is objectively recognized that the business is stable and continuous.


【Detail】

① There are facilities (offices, etc.) in Japan
The facilities (offices, etc.) to be managed must already exist or be secured in Japan.
In addition, it is necessary to secure an appropriate business establishment depending on the business to be carried out.

▼ Definition of place of business
-Economic activities are carried out under a single management entity, occupying a certain place, that is, one block.
-The production or provision of goods and services is carried out continuously with people and equipment.

If the above two points are met, it is recognized that it conforms to the "Securing (existence) of business establishments" of the Ordinance of the Ministry of Standards. Is required to be operated continuously, so if you use a monthly rental space for a short period of time, or if you use a stall that can be easily disposed of, it conforms to the requirements of the Standard Ministerial Ordinance. It is not admitted that you are.

(Immigration Bureau of Japan:"Clarification of status of residence standards for foreign business owners"Than)

▼ Point
・ In the case of "office and home" (not for rent), post the company nameplate, etc.
 Also, separate the space used as an office and the space used as a residence.
・ In the case of "office and home" (rental), ask the lender to agree to use it as an "office" at the time of contract.

(2) Employ two or more full-time employees residing in Japan or capital of 500 million yen or more (investment)

▼ Person who corresponds to "full-time employee"
·Japanese
・ Permanent resident
・ Special permanent resident
・ Settlement
・ Japanese spouse, etc.
・ Spouse of permanent resident, etc.

For "capital of 500 million yen or more", it is possible to borrow, but recently the examination has become stricter.
It is also necessary to give a detailed explanation until the funds are prepared, and even if the funds are temporarily prepared for 500 million yen or more, it is highly likely that they will not be accepted.

③ Experience and reward
・ Work experience: Includes the period of majoring in business or management-related subjects at graduate school.
・ Remuneration equal to or greater than that of Japanese people: A guideline is a monthly income of approximately 20 yen or more.

④ It is objectively recognized that the business is stable and continuous.
It is necessary to prove that there is "continuity / stability" in the "business plan".

 

"Business / Management" visa application flow

  1. Preparation of application documents and other necessary documents.
    • ① Application documents and attached documents
    • ② Picture (Vertical 4 cm × Width 3 cm) 1 Leaves
    • ※ Captured from the front within 3 months before application, sharp with no background.
      Please describe the name of the applicant on the back of the photo and paste it in the photo column of the application form.
    • ③ Other
    • [Application for Certificate of Eligibility]
      · Reply envelope (stamp attached to fixed form envelope, stamp of 392 yen (for simple registered mail) attached) 1 teller
    • 【Application for permission to change status of residence and application for renewal of period of stay】
      · Present passport and residence card
      · Postcard (write address and name)
  2. Apply to the Immigration Bureau (immigration) Submit the above documents.
  3. Notification of results Notification of the results will be sent to the immigration bureau at the time of application by the envelope or postcard.
  4. Procedure at Immigration Bureau
    • [Application for Certificate of Eligibility]
      You do not need.
    • 【Application for permission to change status of residence and application for renewal of period of stay】
      Go to Immigration Bureau, purchase revenue stamps and sign a receipt.

 

"Business / Management" Visa Category

There are four categories in "Management". The type of attached documents when applying is different depending on the category.

[Category XNUMX]
Companies that are listed, mutual companies engaged in insurance business, Japan or foreign national / local public entities, independent administrative agencies, special corporations / authorized corporations, public interest corporations of Japanese national and local public entities, annexed to the Corporation Tax Act 1 Public corporation listed.

[Category XNUMX]
In the statutory report total of the withholding slip of salary income for the previous year in the table, withholding tax amount of withholding tax summary table of salary income in excess of X million

[Category XNUMX]
Organizations / individuals (excluding category 2) to which statutory document total table such as withholding slip of salary income of previous year's salary income was submitted

[Category XNUMX]
Groups and individuals not applicable to any of the above

 

Attachments required for "Business / Management" visa application

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility]

[Category XNUMX]

  1. A copy of the Shikiho or a document certifying that it is listed on the Japanese stock exchange (copy)
  2. Documents certifying that permission has been obtained from the competent government agency (copy)

[Category XNUMX]

Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)

 

[Category XNUMX]

  1. Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)
  2. To clarify the content of the applicant's activity etc. Any of the following materials
    ● When assuming the position of an officer of a company that is a Japanese corporation
     A copy of the Articles of Incorporation that stipulates remuneration for officers or a copy of the minutes of a general meeting of shareholders that resolved remuneration for officers (in the case of a company that has a remuneration committee, the minutes of that committee)
    ● When transferring to a Japanese branch within a foreign corporation or when assuming an officer of an organization other than the company
     Documents of the affiliated organization (dispatch letter, transfer notice, etc.) that clarify the position (business in charge), period, and amount of remuneration to be paid
    ● When hired as an administrator in Japan
     Documents (employment contracts, etc.) that clearly indicate the working conditions issued to workers based on Article 15, Paragraph 1 of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulations of the Act.
  3. Documents evidencing to have an experience of 3 years or more (including the period of majoring in management or management subjects at graduate schools) on business management or management in the case of hiring as administrator in Japan
    ① Institutions engaged in related duties and resume specifying the contents and period of activities
    ② Documents certifying the period of engagement in related duties (including the certificate from the school in the period of majoring in management or management in the graduate school)
  4. One of the following documents clarifying business contents
    ① When managing the business in a corporation, a copy of the registration certificate of the corporation
     (If the registration of the corporation is not completed, a copy of the articles of incorporation and other documents clarifying that the corporation is about to start the business)
    ② Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details (including key customers and transaction results) etc. of the company etc.
    ③ Documents conforming to ② above prepared by other work place etc
  5. One of the following materials to clarify the scale of business
    ① Documents concerning wage payment pertaining to said staff who clarify that two or more full-time staff are present, a resident card and other documents
    ② Certificate of registration matters
    ③ Other resources to clarify the scale of the businessmaterial
  6. Materials to clarify the existence of facilities for offices that operate with management / management visas
    ① Transcript of Real Estate Register
    ② Lease contract
    ③ Other documents
  7. Copy of business plan from business acquisition / management visa acquisition to renewal time
  8. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year

[Category XNUMX]

  1. To clarify the content of the applicant's activity etc. Any of the following materials
    ● When assuming the position of an officer of a company that is a Japanese corporation
     A copy of the Articles of Incorporation that stipulates remuneration for officers or a copy of the minutes of a general meeting of shareholders that resolved remuneration for officers (in the case of a company that has a remuneration committee, the minutes of that committee)
    ● When transferring to a Japanese branch within a foreign corporation or when assuming an officer of an organization other than the company
     Documents of the affiliated organization (dispatch letter, transfer notice, etc.) that clarify the position (business in charge), period, and amount of remuneration to be paid
    ● When hired as an administrator in Japan
     Documents (employment contracts, etc.) that clearly indicate the working conditions issued to workers based on Article 15, Paragraph 1 of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulations of the Act.
  2. Documents evidencing to have an experience of 3 years or more (including the period of majoring in management or management subjects at graduate schools) on business management or management in the case of hiring as administrator in Japan
    ① Institutions engaged in related duties and resume specifying the contents and period of activities
    ② Documents certifying the period of engagement in related duties (including the certificate from the school in the period of majoring in management or management in the graduate school)
  3. One of the following documents clarifying business contents
    ① In order to carry out the business in a corporation, a copy of the registration certificate of the corporation
     (If the registration of the corporation is not completed, a copy of the articles of incorporation and other documents clarifying that the corporation is about to start the business)
    ② Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details (including key customers and transaction results) etc. of the company etc.
    ③ Documents conforming to ② above prepared by other work place etc
  4. One of the following materials to clarify the scale of business
    ① Documents concerning wage payment pertaining to said staff who clarify that two or more full-time staff are present, a resident card and other documents
    ② Certificate of registration matters
    ③ Materials to clarify the scale of other business
  5. Materials to clarify the existence of office facilities
    ① Transcript of Real Estate Register
    ② Lease contract
    ③ Other documents
  6. Copy of business plan
  7. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year
  8. To clarify the reason why you can not submit a statutory report total list such as withholding slip of salary income of previous year's staff income One of the following materials
    ● For institutions that are exempt from tax withholding
     Certificate of exemption for withholding tax of foreign corporation and other materials clarifying that no withholding tax is required
    ● For institutions other than (1) above
    ① One copy of the notification form for opening a salary payment office
    ② Any of the following materials
    ・ Calculation of income tax collection for employment income, retirement income, etc. for the last three months (a copy of the one with the receipt date stamp)
    ・ One document that clarifies that you have received the approval if you have a special delivery date.

【Application for permission to change status of residence】

[Category XNUMX]

  1. A copy of the Shikiho or a document certifying that it is listed on the Japanese stock exchange (copy)
  2. Documents certifying that permission has been obtained from the competent government agency (copy)

[Category XNUMX]

Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)

 

[Category XNUMX]

  1. Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)
  2. To clarify the content of the applicant's activity etc. Any of the following materials
    ● When assuming the position of an officer of a company that is a Japanese corporation
     A copy of the Articles of Incorporation that stipulates remuneration for officers or a copy of the minutes of a general meeting of shareholders that resolved remuneration for officers (in the case of a company that has a remuneration committee, the minutes of that committee)
    ● When transferring to a Japanese branch within a foreign corporation or assuming an officer of an organization other than the company
     Case Documents of the affiliated organization (dispatch letter, transfer notice, etc.) that clarify the status (business in charge) period and the amount of remuneration to be paid
    ● When hired as an administrator in Japan
     Documents (employment contracts, etc.) that clearly indicate the working conditions issued to workers based on Article 15, Paragraph 1 of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulations of the Act.
  3. Documents evidencing to have an experience of 3 years or more (including the period of majoring in management or management subjects at graduate schools) on business management or management in the case of hiring as administrator in Japan
    ① Institutions engaged in related duties and resume specifying the contents and period of activities
    ② Documents certifying the period of engagement in related duties (including the certificate from the school in the period of majoring in management or management in the graduate school)
  4. One of the following documents clarifying business contents
    ① In order to carry out the business in a corporation, a copy of the registration certificate of the corporation
     (If the registration of the corporation is not completed, a copy of the articles of incorporation and other documents clarifying that the corporation is about to start the business)
    ② Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details (including key customers and transaction results) etc. of the company etc.
    ③ Documents conforming to ② above prepared by other work place etc
  5. One of the following materials to clarify the scale of business
    ① Documents concerning wage payment pertaining to said staff who clarify that two or more full-time staff are present, a resident card and other documents
    ② Certificate of registration matters
    ③ Materials to clarify the scale of other business
  6. Materials to clarify the existence of office facilities
    ① Transcript of Real Estate Register
    ② Lease contract
    ③ Other documents
  7. Copy of business plan
  8. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year

[Category XNUMX]

  1. To clarify the content of the applicant's activity etc. Any of the following materials
    ● When assuming the position of an officer of a company that is a Japanese corporation
     A copy of the Articles of Incorporation that stipulates remuneration for officers or a copy of the minutes of a general meeting of shareholders that resolved remuneration for officers (in the case of a company that has a remuneration committee, the minutes of that committee)
    ● When transferring to a Japanese branch within a foreign corporation or assuming an officer of an organization other than the company
     Case Documents of the affiliated organization (dispatch letter, transfer notice, etc.) that clarify the status (business in charge) period and the amount of remuneration to be paid
    ● When hired as an administrator in Japan
     Documents (employment contracts, etc.) that clearly indicate the working conditions issued to workers based on Article 15, Paragraph 1 of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulations of the Act.
  2. Documents evidencing to have an experience of 3 years or more (including the period of majoring in management or management subjects at graduate schools) on business management or management in the case of hiring as administrator in Japan
    ① Institutions engaged in related duties and resume specifying the contents and period of activities
    ② Documents certifying the period of engagement in related duties (including the certificate from the school in the period of majoring in management or management in the graduate school)
  3. One of the following documents clarifying business contents
    ① In order to carry out the business in a corporation, a copy of the registration certificate of the corporation
     (If the registration of the corporation is not completed, a copy of the articles of incorporation and other documents clarifying that the corporation is about to start the business)
    ② Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details (including key customers and transaction results) etc. of the company etc.
    ③ Documents conforming to ② above prepared by other work place etc
  4. One of the following materials to clarify the scale of business
    ① Documents concerning wage payment pertaining to said staff who clarify that two or more full-time staff are present, a resident card and other documents
    ② Certificate of registration ③ Material to clarify the scale of other business
  5. Material that clarifies the existence of office facilities for business management acquisition
    ① Transcript of Real Estate Register
    ② Lease contract
    ③ Other documents
  6. Copy of business plan
  7. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year
  8. To clarify the reason why you can not submit a statutory report total list such as withholding slip of salary income of previous year's staff income One of the following materials
    ● For institutions that are exempt from tax withholding
     Certificate of exemption from tax withholding of foreign corporations and other materials clarifying that tax withholding is not required XNUMX copy
    ● For institutions other than (1) above
    ① One copy of the notification form for opening a salary payment office
    ② Any of the following materials
    ・ Calculation of income tax collection for employment income, retirement income, etc. for the last three months (a copy of the one with the receipt date stamp)
    ・ One document that clarifies that you have received the approval if you have a special delivery date.

【Application for renewal of period of stay at management · management visa】

[Category XNUMX]

  1. A copy of the Shikiho or a document certifying that it is listed on the Japanese stock exchange (copy)
  2. Documents certifying that permission has been obtained from the competent government agency (copy)

[Category XNUMX]
Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)

 

[Category XNUMX]

  1. Total table of the statutory report of the withholding slip etc. of salary income of the previous year's staff (copy with reception stamp)
  2. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year
  3. One (1) each tax (or tax exemption) certificate of residence tax and tax payment certificate (one year's gross income and tax payment status is stated)

[Category XNUMX]

  1. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year
  2. One (1) each tax (or tax exemption) certificate of residence tax and tax payment certificate (one year's gross income and tax payment status is stated)
  3. Certificate of exemption for withholding tax of foreign corporation and other materials clarifying that no withholding tax is required

 

"Business / Management" Visa Precautions

Business management visas have the following characteristics.

・ Examination is strict and acquisition is particularly difficult
・ The financial loss when failing the examination is very large.

In particular, there are major disadvantages in the case of disapproval.

・ Business start may be significantly delayed
・ It will be difficult to pass the next examination
・ In the worst case, all investment is wasted

Since 2019, when the Immigration Control Act was amended, the examination of business management visas has become stricter, and the examination has been prolonged and disapproval has occurred frequently.

 

Business management visas must be prepared for application in parallel with business preparation.
Please leave it to our office, which is a visa application professional, so that you can concentrate on your business.

 

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Business / Management Visa Price List

Fees (including consumption tax and revenue stamp fee) Light plan standard plan Full support plan

Procedure for establishing a stock company
And business/management visa application
(Revenue stamp fee: ¥ 201,940

Applying for Certificate of Eligibility ¥ 498,940 ¥ 608,940 ¥ 938,940
Apply for change of status of residence ¥ 498,940 ¥ 608,940 ¥ 938,940

GK establishment procedure
And business/management visa application
(Revenue stamp fee: ¥ 60,000

Applying for Certificate of Eligibility ¥ 357,000 ¥ 467,000 ¥ 797,000
Apply for change of status of residence ¥ 357,000 ¥ 467,000 ¥ 797,000
Business / Management Visa Application Only Applying for Certificate of Eligibility ¥ 220,000 ¥ 330,000 ¥ 660,000
Apply for change of status of residence ¥ 220,000 ¥ 330,000 ¥ 660,000
Apply for extension of period of stay ¥ 38,500 - -

Details of each plan

  Light plan standard plan Full support plan
Research Competitive survey
Competitive inspection Arrangement of transportation hire (including hire fee)
Hotel reservation (excluding hotel charges)
Local information
Incorporation documents procedure (only when requesting as a set) Company establishment consultation
Original Articles of Incorporation
Certification procedure for articles of incorporation (for a corporation)
Registration application registration and registration application
(Affiliated accountants and scriveners support)
Business management visa Visa application consultation
Opening office introduction
Equipment purchase
Office layout shoot for visa application
List of required documents
Create various documents
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Application
Residence card receipt
After follow Half-price refund or free re-application for "Visa application fee" (*)

 

[Half-price refund or free re-application rules]

If the reason for disapproval falls under any of the following,Half-price refund and free re-application are not applicable.
Please note

  • If you hide the facts that are disadvantageous to us
  • If the application content is false
  • When the documents related to the application are forged
  • If you have committed a crime or traffic violation in the past, or if you have committed a crime or traffic violation while applying
  • If your income is significantly reduced during the application and it becomes difficult to meet the requirements
  • If you are unable to answer the questions required for the application and submit or collect the required documents
  • If you do not cooperate with the instructions of the Immigration Bureau of Japan
  • If the application is withdrawn for personal reasons before the examination result is available

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