A visa by a Business Plan in Tokyo

We have started the package service for “Tokyo Program”, the correct name of which is “Program to increase foreign entrepreneurs” Tokyo city issues the recommendation to the immigration bureau by checking your business plan and based on the possibility if of you clearing the conditions for a business manager visa after 6 months. If it Read More …

Forms of companies

When you start a company in Japan, you need to decide the form of your company.We have three major company forms in this case, Kabushiki-kaisha , godo-kaisha and gaikoku-kaisha.( Kaisha is pronounced as gaisha.) I shall explain the character of each form here. Kabushiki-kaisha / Stock Companies Kabushiki-kaisha is often abbreviated as KK, Investors hold Read More …

Lawyer system in Japan

We, the Gyouseishoshi-lawyers who handle visa procedures, call ourselves immigration lawyers. We are always called Bengo-shi by foreigners. The word “lawyer” is translated to Bengo-shi in Japanese. But our gyouseishoshi-lawyer’s license is different from bengo-shi’s one. Bengo-shi can handle every legal matter. Probably, there are few cases you can ask to a Bengo-shi. Because the Read More …

How to get a Japanese working visa.

This is an explanation for how foreigners living abroad can get a working visa for Japan. I already wrote about the standards and guidelines of working visas for Japan in the article “Working Visa”. But some foreigners may think they can get a working visa before getting a job. Firstly,nobody can get a working visa Read More …

Accepting foreigner agricultural workers

Agricultural workers have just been accepted under the Technical Internship program. But the field of agriculture has suffered from chronic shortages of personnel. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has said that the Agriculture employment population was 1,922,000, reduced by 91.7% from the last year and 40% from 1990. Therefore, Japan accepts foreigner agricultural workers Read More …

Before the date, you may lose VISA

I have some people consulting with me who have lost their residence status, even though their period of stay has not expired. Why was their status revoked? I will try to explain the relationship between the Status of residence and Period of stay in order for you to avoid your status being revoked due to lack Read More …

New Working Visa “Kaigo” (care worker)

The Committee on Judicial Affairs of House of Representatives decided to establish a new residence status “Kaigo” (Care worker). It will be ruled on after a decision at this Extraordinary Diet Session。 Even up to now, care workers from Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines have been accepted through the system under EPA (Economic Partnership Agreement). Read More …