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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    vineeth said (13 April 2016 at 6:38 pm)

    sir/madam , my name is vineeth from iam working in interior field and i am planing to come japan so will get work it easy to find out the job sir.and what is the cost of work visa

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    Hari prasad adhikari said (14 April 2016 at 4:23 am)

    Dear sir,
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    madhav paudel said (15 April 2016 at 5:28 am)

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    dinesh aryal said (29 April 2016 at 3:52 pm)

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    dinesh aryal said (29 April 2016 at 3:53 pm)

    hi sir i am from nepal nepal my name dinesh aryal my age 27 i nee work visa for japan plz can you have me i do anly work i work before qatar and kuwait 5 years mechanical pipeline mantinance line my phone number = +9779808285406

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    Dhan Bahadur Tamang said (2 May 2016 at 4:53 pm)

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    Mai D.Satinitigan said (3 May 2016 at 5:04 pm)

    Good Day!I am a Filipino and I really want to work in Japan. I hope I could find a good employer who is ready to hired me.I am recently working in Qatar now as a General cleaner and at the same time working as Tea girl also.Please contact me for more info..Thanks and Godbless everyone

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    Rojina khatiwada said (5 May 2016 at 10:50 pm)

    Dear sir/madam i am from nepal iam 27yrs old i want to apply for working visa in japan.pls guide me.

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    Nikita maharjan said (5 May 2016 at 11:57 pm)

    Dear sir/madam, I’am nikita maharjan from nepal. I need work visa for japan, plz can you have me any work in japan. So i need your help and i wating for your suggest thank you!

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    sowkat islam said (6 May 2016 at 9:10 am)

    I am sowkat Islam from Bangladesh. i would like to work permit visa from Bangladesh. 23 years old. just finished my graduation. that’s my dream to work in Japan. I need some experience from Japan. That’s the world biggest valuable job market. it will be pleasure @ dream come to.


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    Riyaz Rauf khan said (8 May 2016 at 4:01 pm)

    Hello sir am hvac duct fitter 12 year abroad experience am like job kawasaki heavy industries or company so that plz work visa issue

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    Most respectfully I beg to say that i am pakistani poor man . no job in Pakistan for poor . kindly grant me labour work visa thanks.00923149636037

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    kailash tamang said (18 May 2016 at 8:25 pm)

    Hlw i had finished my 12th standard and i am searching a job in japan due to some prblm m unable to complete my further study so i want a job .

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    Deepak Raj Giri said (18 May 2016 at 9:14 pm)

    Dear sir I’am Deepak Raj Giri . I need work visa for japan, can you have me any work in japan. So i need your help and i wait for your suggest thank you!

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    Kamal thapa said (24 May 2016 at 4:00 pm)

    Dear sir/madam, i am kamal thapa from nepal. Now i working in qatar from five years. I want to go in japan for a work so how can i apply in japan for working? If you have any idea plzz rply me

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    Sudip shrestha said (24 May 2016 at 4:57 pm)

    Dear sir madam i am sudip shrestha from nepal .i need work visa in japan so i need your warm help and suggest thank you.

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