Guest->Permanent residency (7/30/2006 6:16:33 PM)
I have a question for people who are permanent residents in Japan.
Do they ask you to show them your overseas criminal
I have no idea, but I doubt
it.Justgoandfindout what you need to file. If they tell you they'll
requireproofofnotoverseascriminal record, and you HAVE a criminal record,
wellthen...youcancount thatone out.
Glenski->RE: Permanent residency (8/13/2006 3:24:38 PM)
I just got my PR. No
suchquestionsontheapplication as far as I recall. Look for it on the form,
though,justtobesure. Things like that are a no-brainer for me, as I
havenotcriminalrecordand would gloss over such a
Kasper -> RE:
really, do they???
i have never been asked for either tourist, working holidayandstudentvisas.
i have to admit that i'm a little surprised that they didn't
askforapolicecertificate for permanent residence. i thought that
wasprettycommonprocedure(i know they do in most countries)
zeni->RE:Permanent residency (8/15/2006 3:07:53 PM)
Where are you guys from that
youareevenhavingto get "tourist visas?" There are over 60 countries
thatparticipateina visawaiver program with Japan, for varying periods of stay.
Tome, a"visa"impliespaperwork done ahead of time, and something getting
pastedintoyourpassport.People that come from most western countries as tourists
justgetonthe planeand come to Japan. I think there's that little card
youfilloutwhile you're onthe plane with your name and flight details.
As far as permanant residency is concerned, YES, you are asked
ifyouhaveacriminal record in Japan or overseas. You check yes or no,
thenthereisoneline asking for details if you checked yes.
(Click on List of Necessary Documents.)
You can download the application form there, as well.
m477->RE:Permanent residency (8/15/2006 3:33:40 PM)
Well, yes, if you really
wanttogetanalretentive about it, the technical term is
"LandingPermission."Butgenerallyif you say "tourist visa" people generally know
zeni -> RE: Permanent residency
Anal retentive? Ha.
So tell us about the time you were asked about a felony
recordwhenyou"obtainedyour tourist visa."