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 …

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 …