Murata Lawyer Office handles visas for Cook,Jeweler,Animal trainer,Air pilot,Sport trainer of Japan

Certified Immigration Lawyer of Japan:
TOSHIKAZU MURATA
GYOSEISHOSHI (Solicitor) Registration No.01080939


CONTACT US Address:SANWA PLARAIL BLDG.NO.405
1-2-12 KUDAN KITA,CHIYODA-KU,TOKYO〒102-0073 Map Location

 Outline of "Skilled Labor"visa

"Skilled Labor" visa is granted to those activities which requires such industrial skills in special fields as a cook of ethnic restaurant,a wine sommelier,a jeweler,a furrier,a carpenter,an animal trainer,an air pilot,a sport trainer etc.Legal requirements are stipulated for each skilled labor visa as below.Generally they are required to have a skill particular to his /her originated country and not a few profesional experience(including period of training) of it .

 Requirements for "Skilled Labor"visa

The applicant must fall under any of the following categories and must receive no less salary than a Japanese national would receive for comparable work.

* Cook
A person who is to engage in the service of preparing cuisine or producing food that requires skills which were devised overseas and are foreign to Japan, and who falls under any of the following categories .
(a) A person with at least 10 years' experience in such skills (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned)
(b) A person to whom the provision of the Agreement between Japan and the Kingdom of Thailand for an Economic Partnership is applied.
* Architect

A person with at least 10 years' experience in architecture or civil engineering characteristic to a foreign country (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who is to engage in services that require such skills. (If the person concerned is to engage in services under the guidance of a person who has at least 10 years' experience, experience of 5 years will be accepted instead of 10 years.)

* Specialist in manufacture or repair of foreign product

A person with at least 10 years' experience in the manufacture or repair of products special to a foreign country (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who is to engage in services that require such skills.
* Jeweller and furrier
A person with at least 10 years' experience in the processing of gems, precious stones or fur (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who is to engage in services that require such skills.
* Animal trainer
A person with at least 10 years' experience in training animals (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who is to engage in services that require such skills.

* Mining expert

A person with at least 10 years' experience in seabed digging for oil exploration or digging for development of terrestrial heat or a study of the seabed for minerals exploration (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who is to engage in services that require such skills.
* Aircraft pilot
A person with at least 1,000 hours' experience in piloting an aircraft who is to engage in services as a pilot of an aircraft used for air transport.

*Sport instructor

A person with at least 3 years' experience in instructing sport (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned and engaging in the sport with reward) who is to engage in services that require such skills or a person who has competed in an international event such as the Olympics or World Championships and is to engage in services that require such skills pertaining to instruction in the sport.
*Sommelier
A person with at least 5 years' experience in appraising, evaluating and maintaining the quality of wine, and providing wine(hereinafter referred to as "wine appraisal") (including the period of time spent studying at an educational institution in a foreign country while majoring in the skills concerned) who falls under any of the following categories and is to engage in services that require such skills.
(a) A person who has achieved excellence in a contest pertaining to skills for wine appraisal held on an international scale (hereinafter referred to as "international sommelier contest").
(b) A person who has entered an international sommelier contest (limited to those that restrict the number of contestants to one per country).
(c) A person who has the qualification for skills pertaining to wine appraisal that is certified by a national or local government(including a foreign government), or a public or private organization equivalent thereto and is designated by the Minister of Justice in a public notice.

 Authorized Activity under "Skilled Labor"visa

Activities which requires such industrial skills in special fields as a cook of ethnic restaurant,a wine sommelier,a jeweler,a furrier,a carpenter,an animal trainer,an air pilot,a sport trainer etc.


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