There is some good news for Japanese foreign residents stranded outside the country by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though foreign tourists still cannot get in, foreigners with a mid- or long-term status of residence are now allowed to re-enter Japan if they fulfil several conditions set out by the government. Read on for an outline of the new regulations and learn if you qualify for re-entry.
Looking for a spacious park in Tokyo to relax with your family? Mizumoto Koen is the place for you! With large meadows, wooded areas, shady ponds and quite a sizeable lake, Mizumoto Park is the place to go for some quality family time in nature.
So you have received gensenchoshuhyou (源泉徴収票) from your employer. But… it’s all in Japanese! Here is how to read the Japanese withholding tax slip.
Did you know that foreign residents are also eligible to receive free or discounted cancer screening in Japan? Read on for more details.
Unable to work due to sickness or injury? You could get 2/3 of your salary via Japan’s Injury and Sickness Allowance (傷病手当, shoubyouteate). Read on for a short introduction to this insurance and learn how to apply.
Need a juminhyo but don’t want to wait in line at the city office? Printing out at convenience stores may be the solution for you! Learn how to do it with My Number card.
Municipalities started accepting online applications for the 100,000 yen cash handout. Read on to find out how to apply through Mynaportal!
Tired of standing in long lines at the city office? No time to visit the kuyakusho? Mynaportal makes many government services accessible online