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 …

Tokyo may accept foreign housekeepers.

Tokyo has the plan accepting foreign housekeepers with using a special zone system. Tokyo will be the third city after Osaka and Kanagawa which already accepted. Housekeepers who have more than a year experience are able to get the residence status of designated activity in special zone by contracting with the approved company. http://www.huffingtonpost.jp/2016/05/09/foreign-maid-tokyo_n_9866768.html

Why did you fail to gain a visa?

We often get requests from clients who have failed to gain residence status. I think that not only I, but almost all immigration lawyers would be able to assist them in a successful reentry. Why can we succeed? The reason is very simple. Screening of the administrative procedure consists of 3 steps. They check missing Read More …

New residence status for simple workers

The government party “Liberal Democratic Party” has begun looking into setting up the new residence status for the work other than the high skilled labor, particularly in the agriculture and construction fields. “Liberal Democratic Party” doesn’t support the immigration policy. Therefore, they have been driven to compromise by the chronic shortage of workers. http://this.kiji.is/82403007396003848?c=49769094296027144