About Immigration

Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Justice

The Immigration Bureau is responsible for administering immigration policies for foreigners entering and living in Japan. Please visit their website for information regarding visas and other necessary immigration procedures for foreigners.

Municipal Offices

Please visit the websites of Higashi-Hiroshima City and Hiroshima City for information about Notification of moving in.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for administering Japanese foreign policy. As the gateway to Japan, their website contains a vast amount of information in English about foreign policy, ODA activities, economic cooperation, and diplomatic relations in all regions around the world. The Ministry also has close relationships with international cooperation organizations such as the Japan Center for International Exchange and the Japan Institute of International Affairs. Their website also contains links to all Japanese Embassies and Consulate Offices located around the world.