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.

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. 1067
    Deepak Thapa said (20 November 2018 at 8:29 pm)

    Dear sir I am from Nepal. I have an experience in teaching and storekeeper and I also got training in hotel cook and I have study Japanese language also. Now I want to go in working visa can you help me

  2. 1068
    pradip humagain said (29 November 2018 at 5:28 pm)

    Hello,sir I am form Nepal.how can I apply for working visa in Japan is there any procedure to apply it .

  3. 1069
    birendra yadav said (29 November 2018 at 7:15 pm)

    hello,sir am from nepal
    do i want to have working visa for japan
    so how can i apply it

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    Ujwal Thapa magar said (16 December 2018 at 5:30 pm)

    Respected sir,madam
    I m BA graduate from Nagaland and a citizen of Nepal so in regards I m very much interested in visiting n working in Japan as my profession is teaching English language n marketing advisor.I m in 30ies.
    Thanking you in anticipation.

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    Lakshman kc said (21 December 2018 at 3:54 pm)

    I am Lakshman kc from Nepal.
    I am student of +2 level . I will complete +2 in 5 months . I am interested since 10 standard . So I want apply for the working visa of Japan. I want know to culture and history of japan.
    Dear sir,
    I want to learn the skills of japan.so sir I want apply for working visa of Japan.

  6. 1072
    binaya batala said (21 December 2018 at 7:23 pm)

    hello,i want to know that,is there any job demand in japan..for nepalease people.i am also from nepal..i have no idea how to process for a job..so can u tell me the process..thanks..

  7. 1073
    wtashu said (24 December 2018 at 1:15 am)

    im already in japan and already consulted in embassy. they said that they cant grant me working vis. is there someone or any other way that could helped me to obtain a working visa? arigatogozaimasu

  8. 1074
    Mohan Pun said (26 December 2018 at 7:54 pm)

    Use less…..totally time lost
    Here is no respond in this site…
    If here any chance ok i need posative reply
    I have 5 yrs exp on Security field

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    ARJUN RAI said (27 December 2018 at 9:41 am)

    hello dear sir ..
    I am arjun rai from nepal
    I am interest work japan i want I am working qatar five years and now malaysia expressions have do you like plz help me thank you.

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    Khimlal pokhrel said (28 December 2018 at 5:00 pm)

    hello dear sir ..
    My name is khimlal pokhrel from nepal
    I am interest work japan I am working with bauer international as a rig machine operator united arab emiretes (dubai) I have eight (8) years
    experince I have also dubai international liecense can you helpe plz thank you

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    Khimlal pokhrel said (28 December 2018 at 5:04 pm)

    hello dear sir ..
    My name is khimlal pokhrel from nepal
    I am interest work japan I am working with bauer international as a rig machine operator united arab emiretes (dubai) I have eight (8) years
    experince I have also dubai international liecense can you help plz thank you

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    Narayan prasad bhusal said (6 January 2019 at 11:43 pm)

    Hello sir
    My name is narayan prasad bhusal from nepal i m interest work jaapan i want i am working india seven years have do you like plz hlp me

  13. 1079
    Jivan kumar adhikari said (10 January 2019 at 6:43 am)

    I am Indian and Chinese sous chef I have been working in India since 2005 as a chef .I am from the Nepal.I want to work in Japan as a same field.How can I work there please suggest and help My academic qualification is bachelor business study from Nepal.

  14. 1080
    Naba Raj Subedi said (10 January 2019 at 8:22 pm)

    Hello
    Sir/Medam
    Good Morning

    Im Nepali.I’m intrest in work japan .Now I’m working in Saudi aarabia before 10 years. Im Experince TOWER CREAN OPRETOR for 3 years . I have Saudi Arabia Certificet for wir Tower crean oprtr. Can you help me.

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    Mohammad said (10 February 2019 at 9:32 am)

    درود خسته نباشید.اینجانب دارای مدرک بین المللی پایپینگ(لوله کشی صنعتی)ازوزارت نفت وهمچنین مدرک برقکارصنعتی وبرق سیم کشی ساختمان از فنی وحرفه ای را دارا میباشم.آرایشگری هم بلد هستم.جوشکاری هم میکنم.ورزومه ی کاری درپتروشیمی وپالایشگاه را دارم.شرایط من برا گرفتن ویزا چگونه است؟ممنون میشم اگه جواب بدین.متشکرم از زحماتتون

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    Mukesh Kumar Thakur said (13 February 2019 at 7:51 pm)

    I want to work permit ……….

  17. 1083
    Ashok moktan said (27 February 2019 at 5:30 am)

    Hello sir,
    I’m from nepal and completed +2 level in management. I want to work in japan how should i apply my visa. Please advise through my email given below

  18. 1084
    Kamal Khatri Chhetri said (12 March 2019 at 12:21 am)

    Hello sir. can i visit japan with visit visa while i’m pass the Japanese language course from any institute stayed in nepali cities. Please reply me on email, i’ve submitted email username.

    I’m waiting your reply on Email.

    Thank You!

  19. 1085
    Ashish Shahi said (26 March 2019 at 8:37 pm)

    Hello sir,
    I’m from nepal and completed +2 level in management. I want to work in japan how should i apply my visa. Please advise through my email given below

  20. 1086
    anjan basnet said (9 May 2019 at 1:44 pm)

    hello Sir I’m From Nepal and I want To work in Japan,I’m reading Japanese course. How should I apply my visa .Please advice through my email given below

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