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    Japan Immigration Experts

    For Visa Assistance & Business Setup

    Fukuoka, Japan - Since 2018

  • Shimizu Immigration

    Consulting Office


    Based in Japan's premiere Startup City, Fukuoka, we specialize in personalized service for English-speakers living and working anywhere in this country.


    We are conveniently located north of the Akasaka Subway Station:

    Fuji-Bldg Akasaka, 6F Maizuru 2-2-11 #, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, 810-0073
    Mr. Hiroshi Shimizu
    English, Japanese
    Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist
    Certified Real Estate Transaction Specialist
    Certified Financial Planner


    Memberships and Roles:
    Director of Fukuoka-Chuo Branch of Fukuoka Administrative Scrivener’s Association
    Member of The Fukuoka Japan-British Society
    Member of Kyushu Association of Interpreters, Translators and Guide-Interpreters
    Member of Fukuoka Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneur’s Association
    Member of Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    Consultant for Company Setup at Fukuoka Startup Café
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    Hiroshi Shimizu:

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  • Our Services

    Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialists

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    Japan Visa Assistance

    Let us help you prepare to submit Japan Visa Applications.

    Applying for a Startup Visa, Business Manager Visa, Spouse of Japanese National, Engineer, Specialist in Humanities, International Services Visa...? We can assist you in changing your visa status to mid or long-term residency, as well. We offer total support for wherever you are in Japan, in whichever category of visa you are dealing with.

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    New Enterprise Setup

    Get help establishing your Business Entity In Japan.

    We are ready to help guide you through the process of submitting the necessary documentation to form a legal business entity in Japan. We also help with applications for business licenses and permissions required for your industry.

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    Guidance for Daily Life in Japan

    We can help you adjust to your new home.

    Moving to Japan can be a daunting proposition. Social services, business, and society in general are bound to be quite different. Learning the ropes can take time, so we are here to streamline the process. Get clear and relevant info that you as a busy person need for a smooth transition.

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    Comprehensive Support From Partners

    Get professional guidance in a number of areas.

    We offer comprehensive support from our network of business partners. This includes legal specialists, companies, etc., located throughout the country.

  • What's New

    Question: If someone has a working visa in Japan, will they become eligible for Permanent Residency after some time? When and how can people transition from a Working Visa to Permanent Residency Status? A. In principle, one may apply for permission for Permanent Residence under the following...
    Question: If someone has already obtained the Business Manager Visa, what do they have to do in order to renew that visa status? Answer: They must keep meeting the conditions of landing when they apply for an extension of period of stay. The Immigration Bureau will carefully examine the...
    Question: If someone were to launch a new business and set up a company in Japan and then apply for a Business Manager Visa, do their clients have to be in Japan?    Answer: It does not matter whether their clients are in Japan or not. The new business can serve overseas clients but at the...
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    SHIMIZU Immigration Consulting Office

    2-2-11, Maizuru, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka , 810-0073 JAPAN