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. 824
    md. sajib kazi said (7 July 2016 at 2:17 am)

    sir I want to go japan. I need job in japan.

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    sanjeev shrestha said (8 July 2016 at 8:28 pm)

    dear sir/madam
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    DIPESH BASHYAL said (10 July 2016 at 6:48 pm)

    dear sir/madam
    ma japan ma working visa ma jana chanxu so hajurharula mali plz help gari dinu hola because i don’t no any information about working visa process in japan .now i am 19 years old i have a given 12 now and i am in holiday…..
    my contact number-9817458750 plz plz help me …waiting yours responds …thankyou

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    khim rana said (16 July 2016 at 8:36 pm)

    Ma Japan Jan chahanxu tar esakokagi k garn parda malai thaha xain.malai idiya dinuhola.mero

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    basudev dahal said (21 July 2016 at 2:41 am)

    sir ma pni japan jana chahanxu work visa ma tara kasari jane pls kehi jankari pauna paye huntheyo

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    raju bishwakarama said (26 July 2016 at 12:10 am)

    I m raju bk from Nepal . according to your reference that I want to work in japan . respectively japan is vary popular in hotel sector and restaurants industry.i have six years experience in Chinese restaurant as a chef n done several I heartily preferred to work in hotel in japan .I have no good idea about visa process and about Japanese culture.dear sir/madam may I get well help about this process?and I have intermediate instructional certificate for student visa ..plz give me your good idea …

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    Bhagirath said (29 July 2016 at 7:32 pm)

    Hlo sir/mam
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    Hlo sir/madam I’m Gaurab chaudhary age23 from nepal.i want to work in japan so i need visa .I dont know how to process to get plz help me to get visa.thank you.

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    Ma pani japan jan chahanxu ma 7 mahina japanese vasa padeko kei uapaya xa hola yadi xa vane mero gymeil ID ma kei kura pataunu hoala

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    Rai parbat said (25 August 2016 at 11:58 am)

    Dear sir/Madam

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    Thank tou.

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