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Japan hosts around 25,800 persons of concern to UNHCR, including nearly 1,400 refugees and humanitarian status holders.


Are you a refugee or asylum-seeker in Japan? Find information about your rights and available services on our HELP site.

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Japan website

Visit the UNHCR Japan website for more information on our work in the area and the latest local news and stories.

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Legislation and guidance

For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld.

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The UNHCR Representation in Japan

Cover or the 2023 Global Appeal report, featuring a photo of a man holding a small child.
Necesidades financieras de ACNUR para el próximo año
Tendencias Globales 2022
Las estadísticas y tendencias más recientes