Residence Card Renewal

If you wish to stay beyond a 3rd year in Japan (whether on the JET Programme or not), you will need to renew your residence card before it expires. To do so, please follow these steps: Print out and fill out the forms from the Immigration Services Agency of Japan website http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/tetuduki/kanri/shyorui/03.html *** Please note … Continue reading Residence Card Renewal

Being a PoC in Japan: Dominic

"Where are you from? India, right?" "Oh, no, I'm actually Australian." "Oh, really!" I've had this conversation many times since I moved to Japan. Meeting someone for the first time, it's natural that they'd be curious. One look at my face, and it's obvious I'm not Japanese. Where am I from, then... India? Sometimes they … Continue reading Being a PoC in Japan: Dominic