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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    sumita sunuwar said (13 June 2016 at 12:54 pm)

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    abishkar timilsina said (15 June 2016 at 1:06 am)

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    Bishowraj Lama said (16 June 2016 at 12:41 am)

    Hlo sir/madam I’m bishowraj lama age 28 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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    Redwan said (19 June 2016 at 4:45 pm)

    Dear Sir/madam,
    I am from Bangladesh. I want to work in japan, I have finished my post graduation from UK. Now i am in Bangladesh. I have an experiences in Hotel/ Restaurant manager (head waiter) job for 5 Years.
    Is there any chance to get Japanese working visa. Please Help
    Thank you

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    yogendra said (19 June 2016 at 8:15 pm)

    dear sir
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    Md. Mostafizur Rahman said (5 July 2016 at 7:30 pm)

    Dear Sir
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    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
    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 20 years old i have already passed 12 and now in bachelors
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    Zahid Iqbal said (9 July 2016 at 12:35 am)

    Any job for worker

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    DIPESH BASHYAL said (10 July 2016 at 6:48 pm)

    dear sir/madam
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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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    Nitesh Adhikari said (19 July 2016 at 10:33 am)

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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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