Apply for certification of employment qualification

What is the Employment Qualification Certificate Grant Application?

What is an application for permission to engage in activities outside the status of qualification?

Work qualification certificateIs a document that the Minister of Justice proves that when a foreigner residing in Japan changes jobs, "the job content of the new company is the same as that of the previous company, so there is no problem with the status of residence." increase.
Application for delivery of the document is called application for qualification certificate issuance.

Requirements for employment qualification certificate issuance application

It must be at one of the following 3 points:

XNUMX. XNUMX.Have a status of residence that allows you to work (working visa)
XNUMX. XNUMX.Have a permit for activities outside the status of qualification
XNUMX. XNUMX.Have a status of residence with no work restrictions (status visa) 

Attention point of employment qualification certificate grant application

This work qualification certificate will be issued regardless of whether the work content of the new company is "applicable" or "not applicable" to the activity content of the current status of residence.
If this is not the case, it may be better to change the business content of the company or refrain from changing jobs to that company.

It is not obligatory to apply for a certificate of employment status, but if you do so, you will be proved that your status of residence is applicable to your new company, so you will have to submit fewer documents when you apply for a renewal of your period of stay.
On the other hand, if you change jobs without issuing a certificate of employment status and your status of residence is not recognized when you apply for renewal of your period of stay, you may be forced to change your status of residence.
If the period of stay is approaching, you will need to leave the country once, so it is recommended that the applicant or the company apply for a work qualification certificate when changing jobs.

Documents necessary for employment qualification certificate grant application

XNUMX. XNUMX.Work qualification certificate issuance application
XNUMX. XNUMX.Presentation of Residence Card / Special Permanent Resident Certificate
XNUMX. XNUMX.Present your passport or work qualification certificate
XNUMX.If you cannot show the above, a statement of reason stating the reason

Those who can apply

XNUMX. XNUMX.Applicant himself
XNUMX. XNUMX.Employees of an institution run by or employed by the applicant
XNUMX. XNUMX.Employees of institutions where the applicant is trained or educated
XNUMX.Employees of organizations that supervise activities to acquire skills, skills or knowledge performed by foreigners
XNUMX.Employees of a public interest corporation whose purpose is to smoothly accept foreigners
XNUMX.A lawyer or administrative scrivener notified to the director of the regional immigration bureau and requested by the applicant
XNUMX.Legal agent of the applicant

Application fee

It is necessary for income stamp to be 900 yen. Please attach it to the fee payment form.


Regional immigration office jurisdiction over residential district


9: 00 ~ 19: 00 (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

Accepting 365 hours a day, 24 days a year

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