An International Driving Permit, or IDP for short, is a document that allows holders to drive in any country that is a signatory of the Geneva Convention of 1949. IDPs must be issued in the same country that issued your original driver’s license.
Life in Japan
A residence card is a card issued to foreign nationals residing legally in Japan for the mid to long-term who have resident status under the Immigration Control Act. Always have your residence card with you when out of your home.
The cherry blossoms are opening considerably earlier than in the average year.
What is the weather forecast in all over Japan. Check this article to view and filter by prefecture, city
The Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC) is a consultation center that supports foreign nationals who live and work in Japan.
The Immigration Services Agency of Japan sends "Japan Immigration Services News" to registered email addresses (mobile phones and PCs) in order to deliver news related to procedures for immigration in Japan and daily life support to foreign residents in Japan.
For family and friends, the death of a loved one in any circumstance causes immense feelings of loss and sorrow. Where the death occurs overseas, there can often be additional complications in organizing the funeral, repatriation and other arrangements.
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Living in a foreign culture where you are not familiar with the language will involve a lot of inconveniences and difficulties. This so-called "language barrier" may seem especially high when you need medical attention for your illness or injury. MIC Kanagawa's founding mission and goal is to "create a society where everyone can enjoy full access to medical services, regardless of their race, nationality or cultural background."
Cost of Living Estimator in Tokyo, Japan