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My wife and I currently live in Japan. I am stationed here (military). I was told since my wife has lived in Japan longer then 6 months she needs a Japanese police certificate and a police check from onbase. We have started the police check onbase but not off base. Has anyone had experience with this? I will be going on deployment next month and my wife is pregnant so I am trying to get as much done as I can before I leave.

Also, some people said you have to send the police certificate in on the NVC stage. Everyone I have talked to in Japan told me the Police station will place it in a seal envelope and that I need to bring it with me when we have our interview in Tokyo and insured me not to open it. Thanks for the help!

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the best is to talk to your lawyer/jag/embassy.


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That is correct, your wife does need a Japanese police certificate which will be submitted the day of the interview - also, your wife will need an NBI Clearance from the Philippines.

Have you seen this video from the embassy in Tokyo? It's kind of corny - yet there are a few bits of info that might be helpful to you.

Here is the link to the Immigrant Visa Checklist for U.S. Embassy Tokyo.


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You bet!

Just don't break the seal on the Japanese police cert., the embassy will reject it if the seal is broken. Good luck.


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Filed: Country: Japan
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You bet!

Just don't break the seal on the Japanese police cert., the embassy will reject it if the seal is broken. Good luck.

My husband mailed his police report to the NVC center in NH. The NVC told me they would send all his documents to the Tokyo embassy. Does/Should he need to get another police cert?


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