”Investor / Business Manager” Status

”Investor / Business Manager” is the status of residence, which is granted to foreign nationals “whose business meets certain requirements concerning capacity, who fulfills certain conditions concerning work status and personal history, and who invests in and operates a business in Japan or engages in management activities of the business.”

  A. Activities permitted under . . . → Read More: ”Investor / Business Manager” Status

Types of Statuses of Residence for starting a business

A foreign national who wants to reside in Japan must qualify a relevant status of residence stipulated by the Immigration Control Act. In principle, it is necessary for a foreign national starting a business in Japan to acquire the following status;

  (A) Unrestricted Statuses (See Table 1)

    (B) Investor / . . . → Read More: Types of Statuses of Residence for starting a business