Cultural acitivities visa of Japan

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 Outline of "Cultural Activities"Visa

"Cultural Activities" is a status of residence in Japan to engage in academic or artistic activities that provide no income, or activities for the purpose of pursuing specific studies on Japanese culture or arts, or activities for the purpose of learning and acquiring Japanese culture or arts under the guidance of experts (except for the activities under "College Student"and "Trainee")


 Authorized Activity under "Cultural Activities"Visa

<1>Activities of those professors etc.from foreign university etc.to engage in academic research that provide no income
<2>Activities of those specialists dispatched from foreign research institution etc.to engage in academic research that provide no income
<3> Activities for the purpose of pursuing specific studies on Japanese culture or arts,e.g.Japanese style flower arrangement,tea ceremony,traditional martial arts like Judo,Karate,Aikido etc.
<4> Activities for the purpose of learning and acquiring Japanese culture or arts under the guidance of experts .

 Necessary Documents for “Cultural Activities” Visa

You need to provide the following supporting documents to apply for this " Cultural Activities" visa:
1. In case you intend to engage in academic or artistic activities or to engage in specific studies on Japanese culture or arts:
a. Documents certifying the activities and period of the activities and the outline of the organization where you intend to engage in the activities.
b. Documents certifying your academic career ,professional career etc.
c. Documents certifying your ability to cover all the expenses during your stay in Japan.

2. In case you intend to learn and acquire Japanese culture or arts under the guidance of experts: Besides those listed in the preceding, documents or materials certifying the career and achievements of the expert are required.

 Agent in Japan Authorised to Apply for Visa

1. Employee of the organization in Japan to which you are going to belong for engaging in academic or artistic activities.
2. Expert who is going to give guidance to you.

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