(2) Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident
This status of residence will be given to the following person.
- Spouse of Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident
- Child born in Japan as the child of Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident and has been staying in Japan since then.
The meaning of “Child born in Japan as the child of Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident” is that when the child was born in Japan, any of the parents should be “Permanent Resident” or “Special Permanent Resident”.
When the father has already passed away before the birth of his child, the child will be eligible for this status of residence as long as the father was “Permanent Resident” or “Special Permanent Resident” at the time of his death.
The condition of this status of residence is whether the child has this personal status or not, so, this will be given regardless of whether the child receives support from his/her family or not, or, age.
Of course, the child should be staying here continuously.
There are no working restrictions to this status of residence.
Solicitor & Immigration Lawyer Hitoshi Oishi