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Acquire Japanese nationality
Notification to Acquire nationality for children who are acknowledged by parent
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Administrative scrivener corporation Partner offers advice for acquiring Japanese nationality.
Acquiring Japanese nationality has to prepare documents depending on applicant's nationality and actual situation.
We will consult with applicant and make suggestions that meet the budget and needs of each customer.
Acquire Japanese nationality
This is a system to acquire Japanese nationality for people who meet certain requirements, by submitting notification to Minister of Justice.
Generally, it classified in two ways. One is acquisition of nationality by acknowledgment of paternity(Nationality Act Article3), and another is reacquisition of nationality for people who did not reserve nationality (Nationality Act Article17 (1)).
Acquisition of nationality by acknowledgment of paternity
Children who are born between Japanese national father and foreign national mother cannot acquire Japanese national when they were born in principle, except that their father acknowledged them.
Under the situation that children are acknowledged by Japanese national father after the birth, they can acquire Japanese nationality, if they meet the following requirements.
People who are going to acquire Japanese nationality need to be under 20 years old at the time they submit the notification.
The acknowledging father was a Japanese citizen at the time of the birth of the child.
The acknowledging father was a Japanese citizen at the time of submitting the notification (If the father is dead, he had to be a Japanese citizen at the time of death).
People who had not been once a Japanese citizen.
Reacquisition of nationality for people who did not reserve nationality
A child born in foreign country, and who acquired Japanese nationality as well as foreign nationality at the same time at the time of birth, looses his/her Japanese nationality as far back as birth, if he/she did not submit the notification of reserving Japanese nationality with birth notification.
However, the child is able to reacquire Japanese nationality by submitting notification to Minister of Justice, if they meet the following requirements.
People who wants to acquire Japanese national has to be under 20 years old at the time of submitting the notification.
People who has a Japanese domicile.
Advantages of acquiring Japanese nationality
It is possible to change mother’s status of residence (visa) to long-term visa.
When a child between Japanese father and unmarried foreign national mother acquired Japanese nationality, whose mother has higher possibility to change her status of residence (visa) to long-term visa.
There are more professional options.
Some of Japanese professions (especially civil-service official) are not allowed to foreign nationals. By acquiring Japanese national, however, it would be possible to get those occupations.
Flow from requesting for the service to submitting the notification
We will interview about the situation of customers themselves and their family, to check if they meet the requirements of acquiring Japanese national.
２．Give an estimate about fee・application
We will make suggestions as budget permit from documentation to total support plan base on customers’ situation and requests.
If customers agree with our suggestions and fees, then next step is signing up for our support service.
We will gather the necessary papers depending on actual situation of father, mother and children.
This application has to gather documents about family registration of father. The more times the father has had changed permanent legal address, the more papers need to be prepared.
４．Submit notification documents
Applicants have to submit the documents to jurisdictional Legal Affaires Bureau by themselves in principle.
※Subject to customers’ wishes, we can be accompanying to Legal Affaires Bureau.
５．Conclusion (Acquiring Japanese national)
Applicants acquire Japanese nationals, dating back to the day turning in the notification documents.
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