News

[Application Deadlines Extended:
Applications for “Extension Period of Stay” and “Change of Residency Status”]
[申請受付期間の 延長:出国準備期間からの在留資格変更許 可申請及び在留期間更新許可申請等]

2020/4/16

[Summary]

◆In light of the various circumstances associated with the impact of COVID-19 and from
the perspective of preventing the spread of COVID-19, as a measure to reduce congestion
at the immigration counters for residency applications, the immigration counters will be
accepting applications to change the status of residence and applications to extend the
period of stay from those foreign nationals (excluding foreign nationals with the status of
residence of “Designated Activities (Departure Preparation Period”)) whose expiration
date (see note) for their period of stay is due in March, April, May or June for an extended
period of three months from the expiration date of the period of stay of the relevant foreign
national.

◆In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Please avoid to visit us unless you are in
an absolute hurry.


◆Foreign nationals whose expiration date for the period of stay is in May or June are also
newly covered, and applications from foreign nationals whose expiration date for the
period of stay is March or April will also be accepted for a period of three months from
the expiration date of the period of stay. In addition, those who are staying with the status
of residence of “Temporary Visitor” have also been included.

◆新型コロナウイルス感染症の影響に伴う諸情勢に鑑み,感染拡大を防
止する観点から,在留申請窓口の混雑緩和策として,3月,4月,5月
又は6月中に在留期間の満了日(注)を迎える在留外国人(「特定活動
(出国準備期間)」で在留する外国人を除く。)からの在留資格変更許
可申請及び在留期間更新許可申請等については,当該外国人の在留期間
満了日から3か月後まで受け付けます。
感染拡大防止のため,お急ぎでない方は,来庁をお控えください。

[Attachment]

(日本語) Extension of the Period for Acceptance

(ENG) Extension of the Period for Acceptance