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I am a Japanese woman. I fell in love with a French guy. He is in France now, and going to come back to Japan next March. After he comes, I will introduce him to my parents. Then, we will notify a public office of our marriage. Can he change his tourist visa (Temporary Visitor) to marriage visa ?
Yes, he can change his tourist visa (Temporary Visitor) to marriage visa after he notify a Japanese public office about your marriage.
You cannot change your tourist visa (Temporary Visitor) to working visa, but can change to marriage visa.
In the case of a marriage between Japanese and foreigner, you need to submit a notice of marriage with
" Requisite-for-marriage possession certificate" (unmarried certificate) which you got at the embassy.
After you finish notifying, you can apply for a marriage visa from immigration.
I'll give you advice for free. The fee of making documents and application by proxy is 126,000yen. If the application is rejected, I will pay you back the fee.(126,000yen)
Set up 2011.05.10
Asking about Japanese visas
| Makoto Sugita, immigration lawyer (Makoto Visa Office)|
TEL : 03-5858-8491 (Japanese) Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri. (11:00 - 20：00)
JR Sobu-line, Kameido Sta. in Tokyo.
| Kaori Oguni, immigration lawyer (Oguni Office)|
TEL : 03-4400-3644 (English) Mon. - Fri. (10:00 - 16:30)
JR Chuo line, Higashi-Nakano Sta. in Tokyo.
Makoto Visa Office