The Residency Certificate will prove where you reside currently (including your past residences and household members). For example, this certificate will prove that your life is based overseas to start receiving pension benefits and Onkyu, to proceed with asset distributions and real estate registrations, or for school examinees to prove the number of years they lived abroad.
The Signature Certificate will replace the Inkan Shomei in Japan. It certifies signatures required for asset distributions, written oaths, and contracts to submit to government and public offices, or for real estate registrations, bank loans, and transfer of vehicle ownership in Japan.
This English certificate will provide the date and place of birth based on the Family Registry.
This English certificate will provide the date and place of marriage between two people based on the Family Registry.
This English certificate will provide the date of divorce between two people based on the Family Registry.
This English certificate will provide information of contents recorded on the Family Registry that is not indicated on the certificates listed above.
This certificate reports whether you have a criminal record for the duration you lived in Japan.
This English certificate is required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for residents who need to obtain an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
This certifies that the English translation of an official Japanese document is a faithful translation.
For other certificates not indicated here, please contact the Consular Section at (213) 617-6700.