【What you need in Japan】住民登録（じゅうみん とうろく）ーResident Registration
All non-Japanese living in Japan must register themselves as residents. You can register at the local government office in the area where you live. The procedures at the local government office might be difficult, but it's important, so let's get to know about it.
■ What is resident registration?
Register your information at the local government office in the area where you live. Everyone who live in Japan for more than three months must register as residents.
■ Information required for resident registration
・Date of Birth
・ Status of residence
※Other than Japanese nationality
・Relationship with The Head of Household
※The Head of Household : The person who act as a representative in the house
■ What to bring to register as a resident
■ When you need to change resident registration information?
・When your name, date of birth, country, gender, etc has changed.
・When you moved to a new place.
・When your child is born.
・When the relationship with the head of household has changed.