Working Visa

Working Visa
Things that people working in "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services" must be aware ofNew!!

"Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services" is a status of residence that can be obtained by those who meet the educational background or practical experience requirements.Therefore, it is a condition that you will be engaged in work related to the department you have acquired at a university, etc. or work related to your practical experience.Foreigners working in […]

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Notification when a foreigner working in Japan retires or changes jobs

If a foreigner working in Japan with a working visa retires or changes jobs, they must notify the Immigration Services Agency within 14 days from the date of retirement or change of job.This notification must be made by the person himself/herself, and failure to do so may result in a fine of up to 200,000 […]

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What is an “Intra-company Transferee”?

“Intra-company Transferee” is a status of residence for employees who are transferred from an overseas office of a globally operating company to a Japanese office.In the case of "Intra-company Transferee", unlike the status of residence of "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services", educational background or work experience is not required.However, in order to be granted the status […]

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Status of residence when moving from a foreign company to a branch office in Japan

Not limited to large companies, there are many companies that are expanding globally, and naturally it is no longer unusual for employees to be transferred across countries.When a foreigner who works for a foreign company is transferred to a branch office in Japan, I think that they often consider the status of residence of "Intra-company […]

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How to hire foreigners at a convenience store

In order for a foreigner residing in Japan to work, it is necessary to have a status of residence corresponding to the job type or a status of residence without work restrictions.Unfortunately, if you are trying to hire someone for customer service at a specific convenience store, it is not permitted.Convenience store customer service is […]

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How to invite foreigners as singers in clubs, cabarets, etc.

Foreign singers, such as Hallyu stars, who engage in entertainment activities in Japan will have a status of residence of "Entertainer." Similarly, when a foreigner is invited from abroad to work as a singer in a Japanese club or cabaret, the status of residence is also “Entertainer”.However, simply singing a song does not qualify for […]

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Requirements for obtaining the status of residence of "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services" based on work experience

One of the visas that allows you to work is "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services".As a requirement for this "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services" to be permitted, it is necessary to meet either the academic background requirement or the practical experience requirement.This work experience requirement is determined by the content of the work to be done.If the […]

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How the period of status of residence is determined

The status of residence of "Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services", which is one of the working visas, has a fixed period of stay of 3 months, 1 year, 3 years, and 5 years.The period of stay of "3 months" is granted when the expected working period is within 3 months, so normally, the period of stay […]

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Status of residence for foreigners who have been offered a job after graduating from a Japanese university and will stay in Japan until they find a job

Foreign nationals who have studied at a Japanese university may change their status of residence to "Designated Activities" (job hunting) if they are looking for a job after graduation.If the foreigner has been offered a job, but there is still some time before he/she can find a job, and he/she wishes to continue to stay […]

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When applying for “Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services” based on years of practical experience

In order to be granted a status of residence of “Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services”, it is necessary to have an academic background such as a university degree or a certain level of practical experience.The specific number of years of work experience is as follows. When engaging in work that requires skills or knowledge belonging to […]

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