Work visa process

When you enter Japan, you will probably be on a 90 day tourist visa exemption. Holders of certain passports (e.g. Ireland) can get this extended by an extra 90 days. You must leave the country before your exemption runs out, but you can return straight away and get another 90 days. Some people worry that the the immigration people will eventually get suspicious if you keep doing this, but I have also heard of people who have done it five times with no problems.

Live and Work in Japan

You’re not allowed to work in Japan without a working visa. But if you find a job and a company willing to sponsor your work visa, you can apply for the work visa and have it issued without leaving the country. A few years ago, this wasn’t possible; you’d have to apply in Japan, get some sort of form issued, and then leave the country and go to a Japanese embassy overseas to get the visa issued. Now it can all be done without leaving Japan; this is what I did in 2002.

When you finally get the visa, it will probably be be valid for either one or three years, but you won’t find out till you get it. You have to apply again for a new visa before the first one expires.

It’s important to realise that your visa lasts only until you leave Japan; once you leave the country, even if only for a holiday, you will lose the visa. To avoid this, you have to apply for a multiple-entry permit. This means your visa will last for the full period (e.g. 3 years) even if you travel outside Japan.

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  1. 715
    durga said (16 September 2015 at 4:47 am)

    Dear Sir/Madam
    from durga nepal and to go japan for i need working visa.please halp me
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  2. 716
    Rajesh Mishra said (26 September 2015 at 3:44 pm)

    Hi I am from Hyderabad India . I am sout India cook so want to go Japan how i apply please.. My number +919700374709

  3. 717
    Kishor kumar said (28 September 2015 at 4:32 am)

    Dear sir/madam
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    Dear sir/Miss

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    Kamrul Hasan Bhuiyan said (14 October 2015 at 3:16 pm)

    i am Kamrul Hasan Bhuiyan .I am Bangladeshi .I want to work in your beautiful country Japan .I
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    santosh kumar biswash said (17 October 2015 at 12:38 am)

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    MD.ABU BAKAR SIDDIQ said (24 October 2015 at 7:17 pm)

    Dear Sir

    I am ABU BAKAR SIDDIQ .I am bangladeshi .I am studying of Diploma Engineering (RAC) 8th semester at Dhaka polytechnic institute .
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    MD.ABU BAKAR SIDDIQ said (24 October 2015 at 7:30 pm)

    Dear Sir
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    I want any work in your country Japan to build my carrier.
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    My contact number is (01859518694).
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    junu karki said (25 October 2015 at 3:24 pm)

    hlo sir/mam
    I junu karki residences add biratnagar 4 nepala ..age 20 education +2 in hotel managment …work experience doing fashion bussiness ….
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    Dear sensai
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    Language : N5 Passed (Japanese language),English
    I am hard working person and honest person in everything.
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  11. 725
    Nima sherpa said (27 October 2015 at 12:12 pm)

    i am completing 2 years of Japanese school and I have bachelor degree in arts from TU. I would like to apply for working visa but I don’t have any idea!!! Please send me the contacts where I can contact???

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    suraja bahadur Gurung said (30 October 2015 at 11:14 am)

    Dear sir/madam
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  13. 727
    Rabindra said (3 November 2015 at 2:45 pm)

    Hello dear sir/madam

    I am Rabindra pokhrel from Butwal Nepal.i am Runing 25 years now.i completed my bachelor degree with management. I want go to Japan in working visa.may I able to that

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    Resham Rokka said (3 November 2015 at 3:16 pm)

    Dear sir /madam
    I am Resham Rokka from Dhading Nepal .Ihave cleared mechanical sub-overseer2.5years corss.I tokiyo apply for the job with working visa japan .Ihave any idea of mechanical.

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    RanJan lama said (4 November 2015 at 2:48 pm)

    I am looking job in Japan .i have 6 years experience in food and beverage .right now I am working in Dubai in Jumeirah property .jn Burj al Arab hotel as supervisor .if any one looking for service staff please mail me .i can John as soon as .

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    kumar basnet said (23 November 2015 at 8:57 am)

    sar madam
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  18. 732
    Rojan Shrestha said (23 November 2015 at 1:44 pm)

    Hello sir!
    My name is Rojan Shrestha
    I m from Santinagar, kathmandu.
    I want go for Japan to work .
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    james said (26 November 2015 at 5:19 am)

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