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

 

Past Seminars, Articles and Publications

 

[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

 

 

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