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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    faisal nazir said (5 November 2016 at 6:43 pm)

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    sheraz khali said (8 November 2016 at 12:39 am)

    I am pakistani. I am 45 years old . I want visa for japan .i will do any type of labour work …..i am not qualified . But i know enough english to be understand.

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    nadir pervez gujjar said (18 November 2016 at 5:06 am)

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    The best visa to go Japan is study visa for Pakistani people,I know the universities. In Japan which give 100% study visa that is Chiba science university,Okayama university of science, and there office is in Rawalpindi Pakistan you contact them at this number 03365551241

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    Dear my friends ,in Pakistan the university of Japan is best to offer you student visas and it is 100% secure to go Japan,you try the following universities, Sophia university, kurashiki university,Chiba science university, Okayama university of science, Keio university,

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    wazed ali said (20 November 2016 at 6:27 pm)

    Dear, sir/ madam
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    Shafras Mansoor said (26 November 2016 at 11:21 pm)

    Dear sir/madam,
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    Khurram Shaheen said (28 November 2016 at 11:14 am)

    RESPECTED Sir/Madam

    I am from Pakistan and I have a vist visa of japan. I will enter in japan probably in last week of December and I will be in Tokyo. But I dont want to come back in Pakistan please advice me for a better step that what should I do so that I can do best for me.

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    Saileja timilsina said (30 November 2016 at 1:38 am)

    Sir & madam
    Hello i am saileja i am from nepal .know i am working from Dubai in housekeeping superviser .2 years exprience in this field. I am al so try student visa before 2013 but don’t came my visa i don’t know whats problem. I al ready pass for nat ,jlpt, j test,know no maney learning but i am dream country from japan . I want to be a visa you give any job i am working .i am expecting any advice for me .

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    anoop prasad. said (30 November 2016 at 7:05 pm)

    Hiii .
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    pravin said (1 December 2016 at 2:00 pm)

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    Kimm said (6 December 2016 at 12:43 am)

    Hi! I am from cambodia and i’m originally Nepal. I want to go Japan from here. How to get visa please suggest me.

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    Amritbaniya said (6 December 2016 at 12:41 pm)

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