What if I become overstay due to earthquake?

On March 14th, Tokyo Immigration Bureau told Kantou Region's Conference of Japan Federation of Gyoseishoshi Lawyers Associations that the Bureau considers Special Acceptance of applications for foreign people who could not do immigration procedure on time and became overstay due to East Japan Earthquake.


The Bureau can accept applications from overstayed people when;

1) the applications are submitted through certified agents including Gyoseishoshi  Lawyers and attorneys, and;

2) The overstay is caused by East Japan Earthquake.

So you can focus on rebuilding your living situation so far even if your period of stay is passed.