According to the Japanese Ministry of Justice, the number of foreign residents in Japan has steadily increased in the post Second World War period, and the number of foreign residents (excluding illegal immigrants and short-term foreign visitors and tourists staying more than 90 days in Japan) was more than 2.88million at the end of 2020. With an estimated population of 125.57million in 2021-22, the resident foreign population in Japan amounts to approximately 2.29% of the total population.
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Passport: A valid passport is required for all applicants.
CV (Curriculum Vitae): This should include a comprehensive overview of your education, work experience, and skills.
Proof of Qualifications: Official transcripts and certificates for any degrees, diplomas, or other qualifications you hold.
Work Experience: Provide proof of your work experience, such as reference letters from previous employers or professional certifications.
English Language Ability: If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your proficiency, such as an IELTS score.
Police Certificate: A police certificate from your home country and any other countries you have lived in for more than five years.
Health Certificate: A certificate of good health, including a medical examination and x-rays, if required.
Financial Information: Proof of your financial support, such as bank statements or a letter from your sponsor.
Marriage or Partnership Certificate: If you are married or in a partnership, provide a copy of your marriage or partnership certificate.
Proof of Identity: Provide photo identification, such as a driver’s license or national ID card.
Note: The specific requirements for immigration to New Zealand can vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for, so it is best to check with the immigration authorities for a full list of required documents.
The fees for immigration to New Zealand can vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for and the processing time you choose. Here are some of the fees you may need to pay:
Visa Application Fee: A fee for processing your visa application. This fee is non-refundable, even if your application is declined.
Health and Character Fees: A fee for obtaining a medical certificate and police clearance certificate, if required.
Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF): A fee for applicants who have been granted a residence visa and want to apply for permanent residency.
Premium Processing Fee: A fee for expedited processing of your visa application, if you choose this option.
It’s important to note that the fees listed above are subject to change, so it’s best to check with the immigration authorities for the most up-to-date information. Additionally, you may need to pay additional fees for services such as translation or certification of documents.