It might get even easier to apply for permanent residence www3.nhk.or.jp

posted by  Tanuki | 7 years, 1 month ago in Gaijin

Six years ago, Japanese PR was more difficult to apply for than Japanese citizenship. Since then, it has been getting easier. Now there is a point scheme that is easy to interpret, and applications take less time.

According to this NHK World article it is going to get even easier to apply for Japanese Permanent Residency. It's still not as easy as with Australia or Canada, though.

0 | #12630 by  banzaitokyo | 7 years ago
JapanTimes also writes that they are planning to simplify residency process for foreign nationals with online service.