Sponsored visa

To get a work visa, you need to find a company willing to give you a job. You will also need the appropriate qualifications. If you have a four-year degree from a reputable university, that should be enough. If you have anything less then things will be more difficult. For example, if you have a 2-year degree or diploma, or an MBA from an institution nobody has heard of, then you and your potential employer will have to argue your case with the immigration department.

When you find a company willing to employ you, that company will sponsor your work visa application. All they have to do is fill out forms giving details about the company and saying they will employ you. This is easy enough, but in theory you are not allowed to actually start work until your visa comes through, which takes one to two months. In practice, there are apparently ways around this, depending on how scrupulous you and the company are.

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342 comments on “Sponsored visa”

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  1. 323
    Iresha Madushani said (30 January 2018 at 4:14 am)

    I live in japan.go to school.i like Working in japan.plz help me.get Working visa.thanks.

  2. 324
    Van Siang Awi said (24 February 2018 at 10:02 pm)

    Hi! my name is van siang awi. I’m living in myanmar now, I really want to go for work at japan. I worked japanes restaurant in malaysia befor. Please i need to help if possible Thank You!

  3. 325
    Dilhari Kariyawasam said (28 February 2018 at 12:06 am)

    I am a graduate of university of colombo faculty of management and finance in srilanka. Specialized in Accountancy in English medium. I came to japan in 2016 as a student of language school. Now i am finding a job in japan and i want to change my visa. Please help me to find a job in japan. Thank you.

  4. 326
    haider said (30 June 2018 at 12:59 am)

    sir i am coming to japan in august i like to stay japan and work. i really love japan country kindly help me how to get the work visa i really wants to work in japan.

  5. 327
    Amila Dissanayaka said (17 July 2018 at 9:48 pm)

    for the moment im in japan as a temporary visitor.looking for a Job with work permit. I have ability to make Japanese food as well as Sushi also can speak Japanese.Looking for some ones help for find work permit in Japan.I have BBA in Travel Tourism and Hospitality management Degree in England.

  6. 328
    Analyn said (2 October 2018 at 2:42 am)

    I’m going to Japan soon as a tourist. I want to change my visa into work visa there help me to find work there or a company who can give me visa

  7. 329
    Amir said (3 October 2018 at 12:52 am)

    My Nationality is Nepali. i am looking for visa sponsor in Japan. if anyone can sponsor please contact.

  8. 330
    sohail said (4 October 2018 at 1:13 am)

    Hi there!
    I need want to work in Japan. Please help me to fins an employer to get the sponsor, and who give me a job over there.

    Looking Forward…

  9. 331
    Rommel said (5 November 2018 at 1:06 am)

    Need a employer for job and get working visa ASAP thanks

  10. 332
    Nuruzzaman said (8 November 2018 at 5:35 am)

    Now I working Singapore . I want to Go Japan work permit. So I need sponsor.
    Work qualifications
    1. Welding
    2. Painting
    3. Partition ceiling
    4. Electronics

  11. 333
    saddam mondal said (1 February 2019 at 3:03 am)

    I am looking job Diamond Jewellery maker and drivers I have Dubai licence and any labour job factory helper

  12. 334
    Minda zamora said (17 March 2019 at 6:38 am)

    Hi There;
    I just want to ask about my status in japan last dec.25,2018,Im applying working visa from tourist visa.My question is,why my working visa takes so long?I thught is take 1-2months only to process but right now its almost 3months.Is theres any chance that the japan immigration grant my request?
    Thank you..

  13. 335
    sarah wilkins said (19 September 2019 at 10:31 pm)

    Can anyone answer my question. Can a UK company with no office or company registration in Japan sponsor someone to work from Japan?

  14. 336
    thusitha kumara said (29 September 2019 at 5:10 pm)

    factory helpa

  15. 337
    Dinesha madushani said (26 October 2019 at 4:52 am)

    i want help plz help i am dinesha from sri lanka ,i like u r cuntry peoples ,disiplin and workin my dreams come true want money also i want to come ur amasing cuntry i am strong girl i like help u r elder parents caregiver job i like thise job i can did harting i learning japanin langaguge N4 -41, N5 – 81 and now i learning japan i think u reply me and u choice me (sorry my english not gud but i know you undestand for me)we r help u , u r help her

  16. 338
    Marlon said (10 December 2019 at 6:02 pm)

    Need a employer for a job ang get working visa ASAP, Thanks!

    Work qualifications
    1. IT
    2 document Controller
    3. Supervisor
    4. Clerk

  17. 339
    Jannielene Barbosa said (26 September 2020 at 8:51 pm)

    Good day Sir/Ma’am. I’m from the Philippines. I worked as caregiver for 7 years now.I could also do housekeeping,or as a nanny. I’m strong and no any health issues.I’m very much fit to work.I passed JLPT N5 exam and soon i’ll take JLPT N4. I graduated in College of Midwifery. I’m an honest and hard working person. Thank you!Douzo yoroshiku onegaishimasu

  18. 340
    Abdul sukoor said (25 December 2020 at 7:35 pm)

    Dear sir/madam,
    I have came japan 4 times in 3 month visa.. so, can you help me to get work visa or one year visa immediately..
    hope the information provided will be sufficient, looking forward to hearing from you soon.
    Thank You
    Sri Lanka

  19. 341
    Evelyn said (28 December 2020 at 5:36 pm)

    Dear sir/madam,
    I am from Nepal. And, I really want to work in Japan. I have Master Degree in Business Studies (MBS). I use to work as Assistant Manager (AM) in Financial Firm till 2019. Then, I quit my job to study Japanese Language. I have already passed NAT N4 Level. Please, contact me through my email add.
    Thank You

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