Notice Design of passport was updated
The last update date:
We issue passport in 2020 of new design
- We issue passport in 2020 of design which is newer than the beginning of February, 2020.
- "*takesanjurokukei" of Hokusai Katsushika is used in design of passport in 2020, and security is strengthened.
- For more details, from the next link, please see Ministry of Foreign Affairs homepage.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs homepage (about 2020 passport design) (external link)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs homepage (about application acceptance start of 2020 passport) (external link)
About running out of spare application of passport
It is having passport during validity now that running out of spare application of passport is possible,
- Passport that validity became within one year
- Passport (when lacuna of visa column of passport decreases, we can do "supplementary application" only for once.) that lacuna of visa column decreased
- Person who damaged passport
- Passport that the items mentioned (full name, the metropolis and districts name of permanent address) were changed
We do in this. In addition, there is the items mentioned change application when full name and the metropolis and districts name of permanent address have change.
Because "both "setsu*sarusei and" the items mentioned change application" remake passport newly, passport number changes.
"setsu*sarusei" is cut off now for remaining validity of passport you have.
"The items mentioned change application" succeeds remaining validity of passport you have now.
About window of application, receipt of passport
- Window of application, receipt of passport is passport window of municipalities (city hall, town office) made resident registration.
- For the acceptance for each municipalities on that day close, and, at time, please be careful as start time of receipt of passport is different.
- You close, and, at time, receipt start time, please confirm in each municipality. List of each municipalities passport window (PDF: 66.5 kilobytes)
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