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Status for Employment

There are several status for a foreign national who wish to stay and work in Japan.


The following "Status of Residence" are categorized into working visa.

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Religious Activities u@‹³v Journalist u•ñ“¹v
Business Manager uŒo‰cEŠÇ—v Legal/Accounting Services u–@—¥E‰ïŒv‹Æ–±v
Medical Services uˆã—Áv Researcher uŒ¤‹†v
Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services u‹ZpEl•¶’mŽ¯E‘Û‹Æ–±v
Instructor u‹³ˆçv Skilled Labor u‹Z”\v
Intracompany Transferee uŠé‹Æ“à“]‹Îv Entertainer u‹»sv

And some of Designated Activities u“Á’芈“®v is defined for a person who works in Japan.


Requirements of each Status largely vary and depend on academic backgrounds and/or working experience, etc. of an applicant.



Graduation and the Status Change for Work

If you are graduating from a school or already graduated and would like to work in Japan, you need to change your status of residence for work.


Appropriate Status of Residence may depend on the type of work, organization where you will work, etc. But if you have a BA or BS degree from a university, the most popular status is Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services u‹ZpEl•¶’mŽ¯E‘Û‹Æ–±v.


In order to apply for Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services, you need to have a position offer from your employer. And, it is important that you need to apply for the status change before your present status expires.



Immigration Assistance

As a registered immigration/visa specialist or "Gyoseishoshi", we can offer various services related to immigration procedures.


Services we can offer are

Consultation - to find out Status of Residence/Procedures that may best suit you and/or your family member, etc.
Documentation - to prepare and/or advice the documents you need to submit to the Immigration Bureau
Representation/Agency - to submit the documents and communicate with the Immigration Bureau on your behalf

and so forth.


Please let us know your situation. Inquiry Form



Office Outline

Immigration assistance office


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For Work (Work VISA)
BS/MS/etc Degree Holder
BA/MA/etc Degree Holder
Teaching Position

Permanent Resident


Immigration VISA assistance in Tokyo


"Gyoseishoshi" or Administrative Scrivener is a registered specialist in documentation such as application forms to public authorities.
We are officially qualified to act as an immigration agent in Japan. GYO-07 No.337 (Tokyo Immigration Bureau) About us
8-7 Ishijima, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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