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 Authorized Activity under "Medical Services" Visa

"Medical Services" is a status of residence to work as a medical doctor, dentist, pharmacist, nurse and other medical specialists or technician,such as X-ray technician for medical examination,certified in Japan

 Criteria for “Medical Services” Visa

(1) The applicant who is to engage in the profession of a physician, dentist, pharmacist, public health nurse, birthing assistant, registered nurse, assistant nurse, dental hygienist(shikaeiseishi), X-ray technician for medical examinations, physical therapist(rigakuryouhoushi), occupational therapist (sagyouryouhoushi), eye specialist (shinoukunrenshi), clinical technician(rinshoukougakugishi)or artificial limb technician (gishisougushi) must receive no less salary than a Japanese national would receive for comparable work.
(2) In cases where the applicant is to practice as a dentist, he/she must fall under any of the following categories.
(a) A person who is to practice as a trainee at a hospital attached to a college or to the faculty of medical science, faculty of dentistry or a research institute of the faculty of medical science of a college, or at a hospital designated by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare pursuant to the provisions of Article 16-2, paragraph (1) of the Dentists Act (Act No. 202 of 1948), or at a hospital designated by the Minister of Justice in a public notice as equivalent thereto,within a period not exceeding 6 years from the date of receipt of a license valid in Japan to practice as a dentist.
(b) A person who is to practice at a hospital or a medical clinic designated by the Minister of Justice in a public notice in an area where it is difficult to secure the services of a dentist.
(3) In cases where the applicant is to practice as a public health nurse, birthing assistant or assistant nurse, he/she must practice as a trainee within a period not exceeding 4 years from the date of receipt of a license valid in Japan to practice as a public health nurse, birthing assistant or assistant nurse.
(4) In cases where the applicant is to practice as a registered nurse, he/she must practice as a trainee within a period not exceeding 7 years from the date of receipt of a license valid in Japan to practice as a registered nurse.
(5) In cases where the applicant is to practice as a pharmacist, dental hygienist, X-ray technician for medical examinations, physical therapist(rigakuryouhoushi), occupational therapist(sagyouryouhoushi), eye specialist (shinoukunrenshi), clinical technician(rinshoukougakugishi)or artificial limb technician (gishisougushi), he/she must be invited by a medical institution or pharmacy.

 Necessary Documents for "Medical Services" Visa

You need to provide the following supporting documents to apply for this "Medical Services" visa:
1. Material showing the outline of the recipient organization.
2. Document certifying you are qualified to do the activity under “Medical Services”visa specified in Annexed Table I (2) of the Immigration Control Act.
3. Document certifying your activity,its duration,position and reward.

 Agent in Japan Who May Apply for "Medical Services" Visa
on Your Behalf

Employee of the medical institution in Japan which has a contract with you or to which you are going to belong to engage in medical services.

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