Requirements for changing the status of residence (visa) from “Student” to “Work”

After successful job hunting, students are required to change their status of residence (visa) from “Student” to relevant working visa. The most common visa is for “Engineer/ Specialist in Humanities/ International Services”. In case of students changing their visa to “Engineer/ Specialist in Humanities/ International Services” visa, it is necessary to meet following requirements. 1. …

Working Visa (Status of Residence) “Engineer/ Specialist in Humanities/ International Services”

This working visa (Status of Residence) is for foreign nationals who intend to engage a following activitiy, based on a contract with a public or private organization in Japan. Engineer In services which require skills or knowledge pertinent to physical science, engineering or other natural science fields Specialist in Humanities In services which require knowledge …

Part-time/side jobs: you need to obtain “Permission to Engage in an Activity Other Than That Permitted by the Status of Residence Previously Granted”

According to the Immigration Services Agency “If a foreign national intends to engage in an activity to operate profit-making businesses or an activity for receiving consideration other than the activity permitted under his/her status of residence, he/she must obtain permission to engage in an activity other than that permitted under the status of residence previously …

Student and Part-time Job

A foreign national who is granted a status of residence must receive permission to engage in an activity other than those permitted by the status of residence previously granted if he/she wishes to become engaged in such activities for which he/she receives remuneration as doing part-time job, which are not included in those activities under …

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