Overview concerning the acceptance of foreign workers

Japan will accept 100,000 foreign work-ready workers with skill and Japanese ability a year from April 2019. The “Basic Policy on Economic and Fiscal Management and Reform 2018” states that the new residence status will be established in fields with chronicle shortages. Required Japanese ability is N4. The required skill will be decided by the Read More …

New residence status may be established.

The government have explained about accepting foreign workers to the judicial Affairs Division and the special Committee on Foreign Workers in the Liberal Democratic Party. The new residence statuses under consideration are agriculture, construction, lodging industry and nursing. Nursing for care workers license holders has been established. However, it is expected that there will be Read More …

Startup visas may be extended to 1 year

Visas for the purpose of preparing for startups are provided to applicants of the “Program to increase foreign entrepreneurs” The program is developed in national strategic special zones like Tokyo, Aichi Fukuoka and Sendai. The applicants apply to Tokyo City with their business plans and provide evidence that they can prepare the minimum capital by Read More …