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Living in Japan can be fun, wacky and whatever you want it to be.

Life In Japan: Renewing Your Passport

So you’ve been living in Japan for a while, enjoying all the sights and flavors of your new life.  You’ve been enjoying it so much that you’ve forgotten about the status of your passport. Oh no, it’s expired!

Don’t worry, the secret police coming to arrest you, so long as your visa is still valid. If your passport has expired (or is going to be expiring soon) then you’ll need to get it renewed. The process is a little complicated, like any kind of bureaucratic work, but it can be done without setting foot inside the US embassy. For those living in 田舎 (Inaka, the country side), this is a relief.

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