Residence Card/Gaijin Card/ Zairyu card
This is your proof of permission for residence such as your landing permit, change of status of residence, and permission to renew the period of your stay in Japan.
You must always carry your residence card with you. If you do not carry it, you may be fined up to 200,000 yen, and if you do not respond/ pay the fine, you may be imprisoned for up to 1 year or fined even further.
Others (Note,important Points, Points)
★ If you lose it, we recommend you to apply for a new one immediately.
★ If a lawyer keeps your residence card for renewal, you will not be guilty, but it is best to carry a photocopied version of it on your person.