Minami-Odori Bldg. 5F, Odori Nishi 10-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan 060-0042

011-211-0608

Visa and Immigration Services in Sapporo/Hokkaido

With extensive experience, we can offer the best and individualized service for you.

 

Immigration Services

Certificate of Eligibility, Change of Status of Residence, Extension of Period of Stay, Permission to Acquire Status of Residence, Permanent Residence, Re-entry Permit, Permission to engage in activity other than that permitted under the Status of Residence previously granted, Certificate of Authorized Employment, Issuance of Residence Card, Notification of a change in an item on the Residence Card, Extension of the valid period of the Residence Card, Notification of the Accepting Organization, Notification on the Contracting Organization, Notification concerning the Spouse, Naturalization

 

Immigration Related Services

Certified Translation, Apostille and Legalization, Incorporation

 

Higuchi Immigration Services

Minami-Odori Bldg. 5F, Odori Nishi 10-chome,

Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0042

TEL 011-211-0608

 

Past Seminars, Articles and Publications

[AWARD]

  Private Client Awards 2017 JAPAN

  IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY

  Lawyer Monthly 

 
 

[ARTICLE]

  TITLE: An overview of Japanese nationality law

  Author: Akira Higuchi

  Immigration and Nationality Law News VOLUME 20 Number 1 / August 2016

  Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division 

 

[ARTICLE]

  TITLE: Update on points system for the highly skilled and recent changes to work visas

  Author: Akira Higuchi

  Immigration and Nationality Law News VOLUME 19 Number 1 / October 2015

  Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division 

 

[SEMINAR]

  Title: Visa seminar for foreign nationals

  Date: 7th June 2015

  Speaker/English part: Akira Higuchi

  Organizer:  Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation

 

[SEMINAR]

  Title: Immigration Seminar

  Date: 17th June 2014

  Speaker: Akira Higuchi

  Organizer: Higuchi Immigration Services

  Sponsor: Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation

 

[ARTICLE]

  TITLE: Legal status of the foreign spouses of Japanese and foreign nationals

  Author: Akira Higuchi

  Immigration and Nationality Law News VOLUME 18 Number 1

  Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division 

 

[PUBLICATION]

  Title: HANDBOOK for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigratns to Japan / 2nd Edition

          Full updates on Japanese Immigration Laws in July 2012

  Author: Arudou Debito and Higuchi Akira 

  Publisher: Akashi Shoten

  ISBN: 978-4-7503-3725-8

 

 [ARTICLE]

  TITLE: Points system for highly skilled workers in Japan

  Author: Akira Higuchi

  Immigration and Nationality Law News VOLUME 17

  Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division

 

[PUBLICATION]

  Title: HANDBOOK for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigratns to Japan

           In English and Furigana Japanese

  Author: Arudou Debito and Higuchi Akira 

  Publisher: Akashi Shoten

  ISBN: 978-4-7503-2741-9

 

[ARTICLE]

  Title:Cradle-to-grave guide to the good and bad life of Japan

  Publisher: The Daily Yomiuri                

 

[SEMINAR]

  Title: CHANGES TO CORPORATE LAWS AND RELATED

           ISSUES

  Date: January 26 2006

  Speaker: Akira Higuchi

  Organizer: Hokkaido International Business Association

 

[SEMINAR] 

  Title: Living and Working in Japan (Laws and procedures)

  Location: Kaderu 2.7, Chuou-ku, Sapporo) 

  Date: May 19 2005

  Speaker: Akira Higuchi

  

[Foreign Worker Employment Seminar]

  Title: Employment of Foreign Workers

  Location: Hokkaido Keizai Center 7F, Main Conference Room 

                 (North 1 South 2 Chuou-ku, Sapporo) 

  Date and Time: August 6 2004, 1:30 pm

  Speaker: Akira Higuchi

  Organizer: The Sapporo Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

 

 

Sapporo immigration office / Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

 Address:

 Sapporo Government Building No.3

 Odori, Nishi 12-chome, Chuo-ku,

 Sapporo Hokkaido 060-0042

Office hours:

 Status Division 9:00 - 16:00

 Other Divisions 9:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:00 

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays.

For more information please check the website of Immigration Bureau of Japan

 

IMMIGRATION OFFICES IN HOKKAIDO

Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

Address: Sapporo Government Building No.3, Odori, Nishi 12-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0042

Tel: 011-261-7502 

 

Otaru Port Branch Office 

Address: Otaru Port Government Building, Minato-machi 5-3,Otaru 047-0007

TEL 0134-33-9238

 

Hakodate Port Branch Office 

Address: Hakodate Port Government Building, Kaigan-cho 24-4,Hakodate 040-0061

TEL 0138-41-6922

 

Kushiro Port Branch Office 

Kushiro Port Government Building, Minamihama-cho 5-9,Kushiro 085-0022

TEL 0154-22-2430

 

Chitose Tomakomai Branch Office   

Address: Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau Terminal for International flights C/O 

Shin Chitose Air Terminal Building Bibi, Chitose 066-0012  

TEL 0123-24-6439

 

Chitose Tomakomai Branch Office 

Address: Tomakomai Port Government Building, Minato-machi 1-6-15,Tomakomai 053-0004

TEL 0144-32-9012

 

Wakkanai Port Branch Office 

Address: Wakkanai Port Government Building, Kaiun-cho, Wakkanai 097-0023

TEL 0162-23-3269

 

 

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN JAPAN

Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

Odori-nishi 12 Chome , Chuo-ku , SapporoCity , Hokkaido Pref. 

TEL 011-261-7502

 

Sendai Regional Immigration Bureau  

1-3-20 Gorin, Miyagino-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Pref. 

TEL 022-256-6076

 

Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau  

5-5-30 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo Pref. 

TEL 03-5796-7111

 

Narita Airport District Immigration Office

1-1 Furugome, Narita City, Chiba Pref. 

TEL 0476-34-2222

 

Yokohama District Immigration Office 

10-7 Torihama-cho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 

TEL 045-769-0230

 

NagoyaRegional Immigration Bureau  

5-18, Shoho-cho, Minato-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref. 

TEL 052-559-2114/5 Employment Inspection department

TEL 052-559-2117/8 Student and trainee Inspection Department

TEL 052-559-2120/1 Permanent Residence Inspection Department

 

Chubu Airport District Immigration Office  

1-1 Centrair, Tokoname City, Aichi Pref. 

TEL 0569-38-7410

 

Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau  

1-29-53 Nankou Kita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Pref.  

TEL 06-4703-2100

 

Kansai Airport District Immigration Office  

Senshu-kuko Naka1banchi, Tajiri-cho, Sennan, Osaka Pref. 

TEL 0724-55-1453

 

Kobe District Immigration Office  

29 Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Pref. 

TEL 078-391-6377

 

Hiroshima Regional Immigration Bureau 

6-30 Kami-hacchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Pref. 

TEL 082-221-4411

 

Takamatsu Regional Immigration Bureau  

1-1 Marunouchi, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Pref. 

TEL 087-822-5852

 

Fukuoka Regional Immigration Bureau 

778-1 Shimo-usui, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.  

TEL 092-623-2400

 

Naha District Immigration Office  

1-15-15 Hikawa, Naha City, Okinawa Pref.  

TEL 098-832-4185

 

Consulates in Sapporo / Hokkaido

 

Consulate General of the United States in Sapporo

Kita 1 Nishi 28, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

011-641-1115

 

Korean Consulate General in Sapporo

Kita 2 Nishi 12, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

011-218-0288

 

Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Sapporo

Minami 14 Nishi 12, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

011-561-3171

 

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Sapporo

Minami 13 Nishi 23, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

011-563-5563

 

Australian Consulate in Sapporo

Sapporo Center Bldg. 17F, Kita 5 Nishi 6, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

011-242-4381

 

 

北海道のビザ・在留・国籍手続専門事務所

HIGUCHI IMMIGRATION SERVICES / 行政書士樋口彰事務所

 

We are not a government agency and are not affiliated with any government agencies including Sapporo immigration bureau.

 


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