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. 924
    keshab raj sharma said (26 February 2017 at 12:45 am)

    I from nepal. My wife is there in japan in student visa. I want to go to japan through visit visa and convert it into working. Could u help me . If contact me 9849607025

  2. 925
    Raj kumar dhami said (28 February 2017 at 3:43 am)

    Respacted sir/madam I’m from Nepal . I had completed I.com 2 years ago. Now I’m working in hotel. Im much more intrested do any job in japan so may I have find any jobs in Japan according to my background. If it possible plz contect me. No. +9779809444307

  3. 926
    phurba sherpa said (1 March 2017 at 4:19 pm)

    how to cheak my apply vissa

  4. 927
    Vivek said (2 March 2017 at 1:03 am)

    Hello ‘ I’m vivek I’m from India but I live in Nepal I want to work in Japan. I do cooking

  5. 928
    Nilanga said (2 March 2017 at 10:19 pm)

    Hi sir
    I am from srilanka working in UAE how can apply Japan Visa
    Please advise me

  6. 929
    Adnan Khalid said (10 March 2017 at 12:45 am)

    Hi
    Sir & madam
    I need visa for Japan it’s my dream to work in your country
    I am able to work in your country
    Give me a chance in work with your country
    Thanks
    Best regards
    Adnan from pakistan

  7. 930
    Saeed khan said (10 March 2017 at 4:53 pm)

    Hi
    Hello
    Sir,
    I am Saeed khan from Pakistani my dream country from Japan I want to be visa gave me any work visa plz I am working
    Thank you

  8. 931
    Saroj Raj Gaundel said (11 March 2017 at 11:15 pm)

    Hi,
    Dear Sir / Madam ,

    I need a work visa for Japan & it’s my dream to work in Japan.
    I am working in Qatar since 7 years as a salesman.
    Awarded by the company as a best salesman of the year 2013.
    Please give me a chance Sir/Madam. If it possible please contact me on this number 0097450440132.

    Thank you

  9. 932
    Shahid iqbal said (14 March 2017 at 10:34 am)

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I like to hv work in japan so kindly let me know about work visa
    Wright now i m working in south africa since 10 years
    My cell no#0027642774709
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  10. 933
    lok bahadur shrestha said (16 March 2017 at 3:12 am)

    hello sir,
    I have been working in Dubai since 6yrs as a aviation security in Dubai international airport. I would like to have a work in japan so please kindly let me know the process for working visa.
    Hoping positive response from your side.

  11. 934
    Lakpa sherpa said (19 March 2017 at 12:03 pm)

    Respected sir nd mam
    Iam looking job in japan for agriculture. I had good experience nd accommodation latter too. I worked in isreal almost 7 yeRs in agriculture. I do have good experience to make flower bucky nd all kinds of flower name. Willing to work in japan in all field.

  12. 935
    Umesh Timsina said (22 March 2017 at 2:58 pm)

    Dear Immigration Offocer,
    I am from nepal i have applied for job in japan.The company have send me contract paper also. I am confused how can i get Certificate of Eligibility and how much i have to pay for it.

  13. 936
    Lhakpa sherpa said (26 March 2017 at 4:11 pm)

    I am from Nepal I want to work in hotel as a waiter in Japan .I have experience and ctevt result also How can I apply as a working visa…?

  14. 937
    md. jahidul islam said (8 April 2017 at 1:01 pm)

    I am a educated boy. I completed my BBA program, in gratuation. I can apply this overseas job in japan, kindly know me,

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    Ankit kc said (11 April 2017 at 6:02 pm)

    Hello sir im from nepal but i am working dubai itlian food resturent so i want to go japan . If any way to possibal for japan plz contack my mail id thank u.

  16. 939
    nirmal kumar said (14 April 2017 at 4:40 pm)

    I am nirmal kumar

    sir, I need working from Japan

    sir, I am poor man, please help me

  17. 940
    VIKRAM JEET said (21 April 2017 at 10:41 pm)

    Hello sir i am from india before i worked in china shanghai 8 years as a indian resaturent manager.i really want to work and live in japan.so how to apply for work visa?plz contact me 0091 7838875003

  18. 941
    Md Razeb Mredha said (23 April 2017 at 4:32 pm)

    Hi
    Sir & madam
    I need visa for Japan it’s my dream to work in your country
    I am able to work in your country
    Give me a chance in work with your country
    Thanks
    Best regards
    Md Razeb Mredha from Bangladesh

  19. 942
    Aiken Domingo said (26 April 2017 at 5:48 am)

    How can i apply for visit vissa in japan if indon’t have any
    Relatives there, can you help me that wiling to give a letter of invitation, here are my contact no. 971565217285

  20. 943
    Raju kumar Das said (26 April 2017 at 6:38 pm)

    Hello !
    Dear,Sir/Madam
    I from Nepal. I am looking forward to be in japan as a worker so I am seeking for working visa permit. could you help me sir? thanks.
    my contact no.+9779811841641

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