Foreign nationals may be deported under the following circumstances:
1.Any person who is found to engaged in activities where they are receiving pay or conpensation other than that permitted under their present status of residence,and without permission from the Immigration Authorities.
2.Any person who has overstayed beyond the period permitted under their present status of residence(so-called “Overstaying”)
3.Any person who falls under the following categories may also be deported from Japan;
a. Any person who has been sentenced to imprisonment or a heavier penalty,due to the violation of the provisions in the Alien Registration Law. However,suspended sentences do not qualify as reasons for deportation
b. Any person who has been convicted of violation of the provisions of the Narcotics Control Law, Marijuana Control Law, opium Law, stimulants control Law
c. Any person who has been sentenced to imprisonment for life or for a period exceeding one year except when its execution is suspended
d.Any person who is engaged in any business connected with prostitution
e.Any person who has incited, instigated or aided the illegal entry or illegal landing
f.Any person who is engaged in acts of destructive violence
g.Any person whom the Minister of Justice finds has Committed acts detrimental to the interests security of Japan.