I wasted no time the moment I got hold of my visa as I directly went to the CFO Office in Cebu. It was the only document I needed to get my CFO sticker so imagine my gratitude and relief upon knowing that they granted me one. Besides, the waiting game took over three weeks. It was hard considering the length of time I spent worrying about it.
A Filipino spouse of a Japanese national who will live with the husband or wife in Japan must apply a Spouse Visa for Japan Residency. This visa allows the spouse to stay longer in Japan until granted the permanent residency. If you have plans to work after you get used to the life there, the icing on the cake is you are allowed to work full time. Just so you know, another type of visa doesn’t give you this privilege. So, it definitely is a bonus.
Guidance and Counseling Program or GCP has its main objective which is to assist the integration of the Filipinos in the host countries by counseling us about the realities of international migration and prepare us for the challenges we may face in cross-cultural marriage and migration.