Notarized AFFIDAVIT is used to define name and address who does’t have address in Japan. It’s needs to be notarized by notary office in same nationality embassy. The purpose for this documents is using as same certification of address in Japan, to check whose name and address for registration. Therefore, it will be submitted to the Legal Affairs Bureau in same local office where property exist for correct registration of ownership by scrivener.

If you can get it in advance before visiting Kyoto, the procedures for paper works will be much easier . The AFFIDAVIT holds good for three months. Here is sample form of AFFIDAVIT.
sample of AFFIDAVIT