The advantages of Japan permanent resident visa

No restrictions on activities

No need to renew the visa Permanent Resident Visa is valid for life (however, if you are outside of Japan for more than one year, you will need to renew your Resident Card and Re-entry Permit).

It is easier to get a loan from a Japanese bank.

One possible drawback of the Permanent Resident Visa is the taxation involved.

Generally, in Japan, the income tax bracket is determined by the number of years of residence and is not directly related to the type of visa you hold (i.e., switching to a permanent resident visa is not direct) Change the applicable tax bracket).

However, if you reside in Japan for a longer period of time, you will be required to pay income tax not only on your income in Japan but also on your worldwide income.

Please refer to our Japan Permanent visa web page.