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Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/28 22:14
Hi all,

In the application form - http://www.moj.go.jp/content/001290187.pdf, what is the difference between No. 20 (3) Supporter - 経費支弁者(後記21と異なる場合に記入) on page 3 and No. 21 Supporter - 扶養者 (申請人が扶養を受ける場合に記入) on page 4???

Why is there two of these on the form and which one would be best/easiest to fill out???

Your valid replies are appreciated. Thanks.

regards,

OPP
by OPP (guest)  

Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 16:31
20(3) is the person who will pay for your expenses while you are in Japan; you fill this only if you chose "Supporter" in 20(1). Note that this can be a person living outside Japan.

21 is the person who will support you more generally, for example the person with whom you will live; this can be left empty if you will live independently. This must be a person residing in Japan.

If 20(3) and 21 are the same, you can fill 21 only.
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 16:34
There is on is best option you just need to fill in the correct information

Number 21 is your partner information (Wife/Husband)
Number 20/3 is anyone else than your partner
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 17:30
No 20/3 can you put your mother back in your home country? She owns her own business. And will immigration call to confirm this? Will they then want tax certificates and income slips from her then have it translated into Japanese? (Sounds very troublesome to do)


No 21 What if your partner doesn’t work and the father earns very little (no mother). Can we put grandmother who’s pension is greater than what the father earns?

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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:13
In 20(3) you put the person who will pay for your expenses while you are in Japan, period. If that's your mother, you put your mother. If it's not your mother, you don't put your mother.
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:33
Thanks for the replies everyone.

The mother certainly does sound tempting but I’m wary of immigration will start asking for those docs & their translations. Meh!
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:38
If you have a problem with telling the truth, that's a bad sign. Remember that if you don't, you run th risk of having your status revoked and being deported even after it is granted.
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:41
It’s not about the truth. Its the lengthy process that’s a worry

If I put a supporter in Japan and immigration needs the tax and income docs at least it’s in Japanese

If it was my mother From my home country it’ll take awhile and there’s the translations blah blah blah.

You know what I mean.
by OPP (guest) rate this post as useful

Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:45
Yes, I know what you mean: you want to write whatever you think will make the process easier, regardless of who will actually support you. If you were honest, you would write the information of the person who will actualy support you, regarless of the possible delays.
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:48
Yes because I have options on who will support me, not just one person. I’m just not putting random names down or anything.
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Re: Change of Status of Residence query 2019/5/29 18:50
Ok, then in that case a person in Japan would certainly be a smarter choice.
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