Employment and Working Visa

Single Entry, 3 months to 3 years validation (For working with a certificate of Eligibility sent by your sponsor or employer in Japan)


Requirements:

  1. Valid passport
  2. Application Form
  3. One passport size photo
  4. Certificate of Eligibility (issued by the Immigration Bureau in Japan and has to be applied your employer in Japan.)
 
  Period of stay Activities authorized to engage in:
Professor 1 year or 3 years

Activities for research, direction of research or education at colleges equivalent educational institutions or (Kotosenmongakko).

Artist 1 year or 3 years
Activities for the arts that provide income, including music the fine arts, literature, etc. (excluding the activities described in the Entertainer).
Investor/Business manager 1 year or 3 years Activities to commence the operation of international trade or other business, to invest in international trade or other business and to operate or manage that business, or to operate or manage international trade or other business on behalf of the foreign nationals ( including the foreign corporations; hereinafter in this section foreign corporation) who have begun such an operation or have invested in such a business (excluding the activities to engage in the operation or management in the business which are not allowed without the legal qualifications described in Legal/Accounting Services)
Legal/Accounting services 1 year or 3 years Activities to engage in legal or accounting business, which is required to be carried out by attorneys recognized as a foreign law specialist under foreign lawyers law (Gaikokuho-Jimubengoshi), (Gaikokukoninkaikeishi) certified public accountant practicing foreign accounting under the accountant Law or those with other legal qualifications.
Medical services 1 year or 3 years
Activities to engage in medical treatment service which is required to be undertaken by physicians, dentists or those with other legal qualifications.
Researcher 1 year or 3 years

Activities to engage in research on the basis of a contract with public or private organizations in Japan (excluding the activities described in the Professor).

Instructor 1 year or 3 years Activities to engage in language instruction and other education at elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools, schools for blind, handicapped children's schools, advanced vocational schools (Senshugakko), vocational schools (Kakushugakko) or the other educational institutions equivalent to vocational schools in facilities and curriculum.
Engineer 1 year or 3 years Activities to engage in service, which requires technology and/or knowledge pertinent to physical science, engineering or other natural science fields, on the basis of a contract with public or private organizations in Japan (excluding the activities in the Professor, Investor/ Business manager, Medical services), Researcher, Instructor, Intra-Company Transferee and Entertainer).
Specialist in Humanities / International Services
1 year or 3 years Activities to engage in service, which requires knowledge pertinent to jurisprudence, economics, sociology or other human science fields or to engage in service which requires specific ways of thought or sensitivity based on the experience with foreign culture, based on a contract with public or private organizations in Japan (excluding the activities described in the Professor, Artist, Journalist, Investor/ Business manager, Legal/ Accounting services, Medical Services, Researcher, Instructor, Intra-Company Transferee and Entertainer).
Intra-Company Transferee 1 year or 3 years Activities on the part of personnels who are transferred to business offices in Japan for a limited period of time from business offices which are established in foreign countries by public or private organizations which have head offices, branch offices in Japan and who engages at these business offices in the activities described in the Engineer or Specialist in Humanities/ International Services.
Entertainer
6 months, 1 year or 3 years Activities to engage in theatrical performances, musical performances, sports or any other show business (excluding the activities described in the Investor/Business Manager).