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To work and live in Japan

Japanese immigration law defines about 30 "status of residence". A foreigner who stays in Japan need to fulfill requirements of one of "status of residence".


"status of residence" for work

There are several status for a foreign national who wish to stay and work in Japan. Each "status of residence" defines activities on which a foreigner can do. So, it is very important to find out a proper status for your purpose.


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

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


And, Designated Activities u“Á’芈“®v is sometimes considered as a working status.


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



"Status of Residence" without work restriction

If your status of residence is one of the following status, you can stay in Japan and work, since there is no job restrictions.


Spouse or Child of Japanese national Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident Long Term Resident Permanent Resident Special Permanent Resident

(Status listed in Table II and Special Permanent Resident)



Procedures

Procedures depend on whether you are in Japan or outside of Japan, or how you have been staying in Japan so far.


Graduation and Work Changing Jobs


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


Article on Metropolis
ARTICLE on METROPOLIS NO 852
For Work (Work VISA)
BS/MS/etc Degree Holder
BA/MA/etc Degree Holder
Teaching Position

Graduation and Work
Changing Jobs

Permanent Resident


Immigration VISA assistance in Tokyo


Do you have any problem with your visa or immigration procedures? "Gyoseishoshi" or Administrative Scrivener is a registered specialist in documentation and we specialize in the field of immigration process.
We have been officially notified to Tokyo Regional Immigration Services Bureau to act as an agent (GYO-07 No.337) and are ready to assist you.
If you are seeking for any professional assistance, please contact us Inquiry.
8-7 Ishijima, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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