Ministry of Justice published the "Clarification of the standards of the status of residence for "Business Manager" in August, 2005. It states the cases where the adequate condition was recognized and permission was granted, and where permission was not granted.
If an applicant establishes his/her office in "home-cum-office", he/she should obtain permission from a lessor in advance to use the rental space as "Office".
If an applicant forms a "home-cum-office", nameplates of the company should be clearly attached on the entrance and mailbox of the "home-cum-office".
If an applicant forms a "home-cum-office", the space of residence and office should be partitioned and set up office equipment inside. Moreover, the burden of expenses relating to the public utility charges should be clearly concluded in advance.