Questions tagged [japan]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Japan.

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Health insurance - working in Japan, dependents live in Germany

I'm a dual citizen; USA & Dutch. I've worked in Luxembourg for the past 5 years. I was a cross-border commuter, living with my family in Germany (wife + 3 kids). I've recently accepted a job ...
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Temporary visa changes to spouse visa in Japan

I’m currently studying Japanese in Japan. My current visa is going to expire on 31st March. I will change my visa status from a student visa to a temporary visit visa, and I will get married with my ...
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Doing Remote Contract Work Residing In Japan?

I am a Canadian who develops video games that run on a USA based game website. I plan on moving to Japan for 2 years to study Japanese as a student! I'm trying to figure out if I am allowed to ...
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Internship in Japan

I'm an Indian citizen and a final year student pursuing a bachelor degree. I plan to do a summer internship in Japan around May-July. My official graduation date is June, but I get my physical degree ...
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Japan 2-year income tax exemption for teachers/researchers for US national but non-resident

The tax treaty between Japan and US states that US nationals in research and teaching professions are exempt from paying income tax for their first two years working in Japan (and vice-versa). Article ...
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Is it cheaper to drive a bike < 400cc in Japan than using public transist?

Whilst I am applying for MEXT scholarship I also looking ways to have cheap transport in Japan. According to my MEXT application I will live either in Komatsu or in Tokyo under student visa. Therefore,...
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In Japan, what happens if we do nothing during apartment contract termination?

My apartment contract will terminate in one month. During the signing of the contract, I was told to inform the agent 1 month before my move-out date (I call it a 1-month rule). I am trying to move ...