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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    surya praksah bohara said (3 December 2015 at 3:39 pm)

    Respected sir/madam,
    I’m surya from nepal . I have completed my Bachelor In Hotel Management from India.
    I want to work in your country to build my carriers .
    now a days I’m learning Japanese language class but I have no idea about working visa. if u have any idea about it. plz humbly requested to u to guide me., what is the producers ! I’m eligible in my related field …
    I’m awaited to ur response !
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    surya praksah bohara said (3 December 2015 at 3:42 pm)

    Respected sir/madam,
    I’m surya from nepal . I have completed my Bachelor In Hotel Management from India.
    I want to work in your country to build my carriers .
    now a days I’m learning Japanese language class but I have no idea about working visa. if u have any idea about it. plz humbly requested to u to guide me., what is the producers ! I’m eligible in my related field …
    I’m awaited to ur response !
    thanks,

    NAME: Surya Prakash Bohara
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    Respected Sir/Madam,

    I’m Purna Bahadur Gaha Magar from butwal, nepal .I have been cleared 10+2 intermediate level. Now I am 27 years old. So, I would like to work in japan. But I don’t have any ideas of working visa in japan.So I request to u to help me how to apply working visa for Japan, what is the producers.I’m awaiting to your response !
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    Ramhari Chhatkuli said (3 January 2016 at 2:55 pm)

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    my contact number. +601114082107 Ramhari Chhatkuli from Dhading.

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    Dinesh said (13 January 2016 at 10:13 am)

    Dear ser madam

    I am Dinesh gurung.i am20 years old . I am married. I am now job in blue dart . I am processing japan working visa plz help ser. My number 918527848380

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    Md Iqbal said (21 January 2016 at 12:27 pm)

    Dear sir / madam
    Currently I’m working Yo sushi Japanese
    Restaurant (UK Milton Keynes branch ) but
    I want to move Japan . I have 5 years work experience . 2.5 yrs yo sushi chef (now team leader ). 3yrs Chinese restaurant .. So please can you advise me what I need to do at this moment
    Thanks
    Iqbal (UK)

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    mohammad Mohammad said (24 January 2016 at 1:18 pm)

    Dear sir/medam
    I’m mohammad mahafuz.i’m 25 years old I’m married l’m now work in houskeeping job in Bangladesh i have experienc 3years in dubai city max hotel in dubai

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    mohammad mahafuz said (24 January 2016 at 1:34 pm)

    Dear sir/ meda
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    narayan adhikari said (27 January 2016 at 3:49 pm)

    i want to japan.i read it in the internet.i lertnt more it by looking online journals

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    Narayan Adhikari said (27 January 2016 at 3:57 pm)

    Dear sir/madem

    Iam Narayan Adhikari.Iam at my mid 20s.Iam organelly from chitwan.Iam staying at kalimati in kathmandu.I have passed +2.I have been serving as nepal army for government of nepal.I have computer hardware and software experience in nepal.

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    Md. Kamrul Islam said (1 February 2016 at 8:42 pm)

    I am Kamrul Islam form Dhaka, Bangladesh. I have Complete Chartered Accountant Course from Institute of Chartered Accountant of Bangladesh & i have also complete Masters Degree subject of Accounting with First Class. Basically my Academic Background totally commerce/ Accounts Background. I have Four Years Jobs experience in a private Organization like NGO, Position Management Executive of Internal Audit Department. I Want to go to Japan with any accounts related job. Whats the procedure and How can it will be Possible for me? Please inform me.

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