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The representative of AIZEN Immigration Law Firm is an immigration solicitor certified by Japanese immigration bureau. We give full English support from creation of documents to submission of documents for foreigner to acquire statuses of residence.
You need to be hired by a company locating in Japan to get a working visa.


Working visas stipulated in the Japanese immigration law are as follows.
Diplomat - Activities on the part of constituent members of diplomatic missions or consular offices of foreign governments hosted by the Japanese Government; activities on the part of those who are provided with similar privileges and/or immunities as are granted to diplomatic missions pursuant to treaties or international customary practices; and activities on the part of their family members belonging to the same household.


Official - Activities on the part of those who engage in the official business of foreign governments or international organizations recognized by the Japanese Government; and activities on the part of their family members belonging to the same household.


Professor - Activities for research, guidance of research or education at a college, an equivalent educational institutions or a college of technology (kotosenmongakko)


Artist - Activities for the arts that provide income, including music, the fine arts, literature, etc.


Religious Activities - Missionary and other religious activities conducted by foreign religious workers dispatched by a foreign religious organization.


Journalist - News coverage and other journalistic activities conducted based on a contract with a foreign journalistic organization.


Investor/Busine as Manager - Activities to commence the operation of international trade or other business, to invest in international trade or other business and to operate or manage that business, or to operate or manage international trade or other business on behalf of the aliens (including the foreign juridical persons;hereinafter the same shall apply in this section) who have begun such an operation or have invested in such a business


Legal/Accounting Services - Activities to engage in legal or accounting business, which is required to be carried out by registered foreign lawyers (Gaikokuhojimubengoshi)or certified public accountants (Gaikokukoninkaikeishi) or those with other legal qualifications.


Medical Services - Activities to engage in medical treatment services, which are required to be undertaken by physicians, dentists or those with other legal qualifications.


Researcher - Activities to engage in research based on a contract with a public or private organization in Japan


Instructor - Activities to engage in language instruction and other education at an elementary school, lower secondary school, upper secondary school, secondary educational school(chutokyoikugakko), school for special needs education, advanced vocational school (senshugakko), vocational school (kakushugakko) or other educational institution equivalent to a vocational school in facilities and curriculum.


Engineer - Activities to engage in services, which require technology and/or knowledge pertinent to physical science, engineering or other natural science fields, based on a contract with a public or private organization in Japan


Specialist in Humanities/International Services - Activities to engage in services, which require knowledge pertinent to jurisprudence, economics, sociology or other human science fields or to engage in services which require specific ways of thought or sensitivity based on experience with foreign culture, based on a contract with a public or private organization in Japan


Intra-company Transferee - Activities on the part of a personnel who is transferred to a business office in Japan for a limited period of time from a business office established in a foreign country by a public or private organization which has a head office, branch office or other business office in Japan and who engages at this business office in the activities listed in the right-hand column of the "Engineer" and "Specialist in Humanities/International Services" columns of this table.


Entertainer - Activities to engage in theatrical performances, musical performances, sports or any other form of show business.


Skilled Labor - Activities to engage in services, which require industrial techniques or skills belonging to special fields based on a contract with a public or private organization in Japan.



We mainly cover the areas of Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Okinawa, Yamaguchi, Saga, Nagasaki, Sasebo, Kumamoto, Oita and Kagoshima. But we can cover all areas of Japan.
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Aizen Immigration Law Firm
Kosugi‡Tbldg. 2F Hakataekihigashi 2-5-11, Hakata-ku Fukuoka City
TEL 090-5825-2693(English), 092-481-3087(Japanese)
E-mail: kimura@fukuoka-hakata.com
Representative: Immigration solicitor Shusaku Kimura