Resident American citizens in Japan and Japanese intending to visit the United States will make good use of the information and services provided by the US consulate office in Osaka. Take a quick view for the information below to know how it can serve you.
Being American citizens gives you the advantage to use of the services provided by the American citizen department of the consulate office in Osaka like: Registering American citizens born in Japan and issuing their birth certificates, social security numbers and their passports.
Registering your stay in Japan in order to be reached easily in case of emergency. offering all passport services for American citizen as issuing new passport, renew old one , report a stolen passport and replacing it , extending the passport validity and adding extra pages for visa in it .
Safety of American citizens in Japan is one of the concerns of the American citizen department of the consulate office in Osaka and for that purpose the give very useful information about how you can make yourself, your family, your firm safe in Japan.
And how can you respond to bomb threats and other rumors that are delivered to you.
They also give a clear idea about how can you contact local police to inform robbery, fire and accident.
Medical care information including list of doctors / hospitals / medical centers, addresses, phone numbers which are able to assist citizens who need medical attention during their stay in Japan can be gained from the consulate office
If you are intending to visit the United States temporarily for the purpose of tourism, study, as exchanged visitor, for religious purpose, for attending athletic or artistic events you should apply for the non immigrant visa.
All the forms which need to be filled for this visa can be gained from the consulate office along with a list of required documents for supporting your case and photograph requirements.
Please note that before applying for non immigrant visa you may check the visa waiver program which permits eligible applicants to enter the United States for short periods (less than 90 days) without showing a visa.
If you are planning to stay permanently in the United States you have to apply for immigrant visa. It allows you to stay in the United States under some regulations and claim your American nationality after certain period. Immigrant visas can be issued under many categories immediate relative, fiancé (e) and diversity lottery visa
Each category has its own regulation which should be fulfilled to apply for this type especially the diversity lottery visa which has changeable information every year
You must check with the immigration officer which category you should apply for according to your case.