(Part 3. The case that Requirement of Residence, Requirement of Capacity and Requirement of Livelihood will be eased)
1. A child (excluding an adopted child) of a Japanese citizen who is having a domicile in Japan
2. An adopted child of a Japanese citizen who is continuously having a domicile in Japan for one year or more, and was a minor according to his/her national law at the time of adoption
3. A person who is having lost his/her Japanese nationality (excluding a person who lost his/her Japanese nationality after naturalization in Japan) and is having a domicile in Japan
4. A person who was born in Japan and is not having any nationality since the time of birth, and is continuously having a domicile in Japan for three years or more since that time
The requirement of residence, requirement of capacity, and requirement of livelihood will be eased when the applicant meets any of above four conditions.
You can apply for naturalization, when you meet other conditions such as “Requirement of Behavior”, “Matter of loss of nationality”, “As to Thought”, and others.
Solicitor & Immigration Lawyer
Hitoshi Oishi from Osaka Japan
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