Legal / accounting service visa

What is a legal and accounting work visa?

What is a legal and accounting work visa?

Status of Residence "Legal / Accounting Business Visa" means the status of residence to engage in activities related to laws or accounting conducted by a foreign lawyer, foreign certified public accountant, or other legally qualified person is.

Requirements for obtaining legal and accounting work visas

The applicant may engage in business as a lawyer, a judicial scrivener, a land house investigator, a foreign lawyer lawyer, a certified public accountant, a foreign certified public accountant, a tax accountant, a social insurance labor, a patent attorney, a maritime agent, an administrative scrivener The state qualification of business monopoly which is considered as a requirement falls under.

Notice on applying for legal and accounting work visa

In order to obtain a legal and accounting work visa, it is difficult to obtain a visa if it does not sufficiently prove in writing that it has the above requirements. For foreign visitors residing in Japan, in principle, the applicant himself must visit the regional immigration bureau (immigration office, branch office, branch office), etc. and submit documents such as application etc. Hmm. Legal and accounting visas can obtain visas for 5 years, 3 years, or 1 years.

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]
      ・ Response envelope (one with a 392 yen postage stamp (for simple registered mail) after stating the address on a standard envelope)
    • 【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 Immigration Bureau
    Submit the above documents.
  3. Result notification
    An envelope or postcard delivered to the Immigration Bureau at the time of application will receive notification of the result.
  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.

Category of legal and accounting service visa

There are no category categories especially for legal and accounting work visas.

Attachment documents necessary for application

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility]

  1. Documents certifying that the applicant has one of the following Japanese qualifications:(License · Certificate etc.)
    ① Lawyer
    ② Judicial scrivener
    ③ Land and house surveyor
    ④ Foreign lawyer
    ⑤ CPA
    ⑥ Foreign Certified Public Accountant
    ⑦ Tax accountant
    ⑧ Social insurance labor consultant
    ⑨ Patent Attorney
    ⑩ Maritime agent
    ⑪ Administrative scrivener

【Application for permission to change status of residence】

  1. Documents certifying that the applicant has one of the following Japanese qualifications:(License · Certificate etc.)
    ① Lawyer
    ② Judicial scrivener
    ③ Land and house surveyor
    ④ Foreign lawyer
    ⑤ CPA
    ⑥ Foreign Certified Public Accountant
    ⑦ Tax accountant
    ⑧ Social insurance labor consultant
    ⑨ Patent Attorney
    ⑩ Maritime agent
    ⑪ Administrative scrivener

【Application for extension period application period】

In principle, documents other than application forms are not necessary.

Points to note when preparing application documents

  1. ① Please submit all certificates issued in Japan within the period of 3 months from issue date.
  2. ② If the documents to be submitted are of foreign languages, please attach a translation.
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