I have PR in Japan. During my PR application many years back, I have not applied PR for my family members (wife, kids). This article covers the checklist and links to documents that is needed for applying PR for family members.
According to government estimates, the cost of living in Tokyo is about 10% higher than for the rest of the country. If you are moving to a small town, your rent and food expenses will likely be much lower.
List of associations as published in Embassy website
One of the many questions that I get asked frequently after coming to Japan was about my Scholarship. So finally, after 6 months of experience in Japan, here is my journey from Kerala to Tokyo.
Schooling for the non-Japanese kids, the double-blood kids, and Japanese kids returning from overseas, has always been an issue of great concern in Japan
Foreigners living in Japan or Japanese citizens living in overseas require notarized / authenticated / attested (hereafter collectively called as authorized) documents on many occasions like issuing power of attorney, applying for marriage / permanent residency / naturalization etc
I have seen people leaving Japan for as simple reason as being unable to talk on phone in the Japanese trains. There are many such reasons for which people tend to leave Japan.
With this increase in the non-Japanese population in Japan, the international marriages in Japan are also increasing. Such marriages can be of the sort, (1) foreigner marrying a foreigner in Japan or (2) a foreigner marrying a Japanese national in Japan.
English support - SMBC Trust Bank PRESTIA
If you are living in a foreign country, and applying for a loan or credit card in your home country, you might be asked to submit a credit report from the country you are living in