The status of residence(visa) “Engineer / Specialist in Humanities / International Services” is the most frequent visa for foreigners working in a Japanese company .
” Engineer / Specialist in Humanities / International Services ” corresponds to white-collar occupations with specialized knowledge.
Typical job descriptions include the following.
·Interpretation and translation
・ IT engineer such as SE
· Electrical and mechanical engineers
. CAD operator
. Product management
What are the requirements for a “Engineer / Specialist in Humanities / International Services” visa ?
- Relationship between job content and major at university or vocational school
For example, if you work as a designer, you need to major in art or design at a university or vocational school.
In the case of SE, if your major is information processing, it can be easy to be recognized relevance.
If you graduated only high school , you need 3 to 10 years of experience in the job which is same to job content.
In this case, you have to prove the number of years of experience required by issuing a certificate of employment .
- There is a job contract between the employer and the foreigner.
If you do not have a contract, you will not get a visa because no contract means you have no job.
- Business condition of the company
It means that employers can hire employees in a stable manner.
- Receive the same level of treatment as Japanese employee
It means that you are treated the same as the Japanese who work in the same job content
- Your behavior is good.
The immigration bureau will not accept if your behavior is bad – ex: you have a criminal record .