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Does Japan have any investor immigration restrictions?

I am an investor from the Middle East who is interested in relocating to Japan. Other countries have placed immigration restrictions on people from the Middle East, who have either reputational or source-of-funds issues. Does Japan have such restrictions? Are there aspects I should be aware of in the approval process that might apply to me?

  • Nakai Immigration Services LPC
    March 26, 2019

    Japan does not have any restrictions by nationalities. People from the Middle East have the same opportunity to stay in Japan. Each visa has requirements to fulfill other than investment. The investment and money transfer will be examined by other regulations against money laundering, including the Act for Punishment of Organized Crimes, Control of Crime Proceeds. There is no investment immigration program in the country. No one can acquire Japanese nationality or permanent residency only by an investment.