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What is an advanced profession?

What is an advanced profession?

Advanced professionals are newly created residence qualifications from 2015 year 4 month 1 day. Previously it was in 'Specific activities'.
It is a visa for those who have received designation of advanced talent by the status of residence of "Specific Activity" until now and those who want to become highly talented people from now on.


This advanced professional work visa is divided into 1 and 2.
The first is a visa for foreigners who have been certified as "highly professional" for the first time. The residence period is 1 years. Any occupation can get a 5-year stay.
No. 2 has the status of residence of No. 1, and one of the requirements is that three years have passed.In addition, you will be able to carry out almost all activities that are permitted by your status of residence, so let's first aim for the first advanced profession. The period of stay of No. 3 is indefinite.

Preferential treatment of advanced professionals

When acquiring advanced professionals, the following incentives are taken.

1 No.
(1 - 1) Allowing multiple residence activities
(1-2) granting the period of stay of "5 year"
(1 - 3) Relaxation of the permission requirement for permanent residence pertaining to the status of residence
(1 - 4) Spouse 's work
(1-5) Accompanied by parents (with certain conditions)
(1-6) Accompanied by a domestic servant (with certain conditions)
(1 - 7) Priority handling of immigration and residence procedures
2 No.
(2 - 1) Almost all work qualification activities are possible together with the activities of 1
(2 - 2) The period of stay is indefinite
(2-3) Preferential treatment from (1-3) to (1-6) above

Type of advanced professional 1

There are 1 types of advanced professionals 3.
1. Advanced Professionals 1
2. Advanced Profession 1 ___ SA
3. Advanced Professionals 1 C

What is Advanced Question 1?

Advanced academic research activities, research conducted based on contracts with public and private institutions in Japan, activities to teach or educate research.

What is 1 issue of advanced profession?

Activities engaged in work requiring knowledge or skill in the field of advanced science or humanities, based on highly specialized / technical activities, contracts with public and private organizations in Japan.

Advanced Professionals 1 C Ha

Advanced management / management activities, activities to engage in business management or management in Japanese public and private organizations.

What is Point Calculation Table

The applicant selects and applies for himself to these activities. To apply, a point calculation table is required. Those who can obtain more than 70 points by checking items such as educational record, employment history, annual income, age etc. in this point calculation table application can apply.

Notes on advanced professionals

If you have more than 70 points in the point calculation table, you can apply. But this is where the problem comes in. For the items checked, you must submit documents to prove them. Submit documents to prove and application for change of status of residence to Immigration Bureau. Also, please note that your status of residence will be forfeited if you do not work for 6 months even if you have a highly professional visa.

Application flow

Preparation of application documents and other necessary documents.

  1. ① Application documents and attached documents
    ② Picture (Vertical 4 cm × Width 3 cm) 1 Leaves
    ※ Captured from the front within 3 months before application, sharp with no background.
    Please describe the name of the applicant on the back of the photo and paste it in the photo column of the application form.
    ③ Other
    [Application for Certificate of Eligibility]
    -One reply envelope (a standard envelope with a 392-yen postage stamp (for simple registered mail) attached)
    【Application for permission to change status of residence and application for renewal of period of stay】
    · Present passport and residence card
    · Postcard (write address and name)
  2. Apply to the Immigration Bureau Submit the above documents.
  3. Notification of results Notification of the results will be sent to the immigration bureau at the time of application by the envelope or postcard.
  4. Procedure at Immigration Bureau
    [Application for Certificate of Eligibility]
    You do not need.
    【Application for permission to change status of residence and application for renewal of period of stay】
    Go to Immigration Bureau, purchase revenue stamps and sign a receipt.

Required document of advanced profession 1 issue

1. Certificate of Eligibility for Certificate of Eligibility (or Application for Change of Status of Residence)
2. Picture (length 4 cm × width 3 cm)
3. An envelope for reply (stamp attached to fixed form envelope, stamps for 392 yen (for simple registered mail) attached)
4. If the submission is divided according to the category, a document certifying that the institution belongs to one of the categories
5. Documents listed in the right-hand column of the "Status of Residence" prescribed in Attachment 3, Enforcement Rules for Immigration Control Act
6. Point calculation table
7. Verification document on each item of the point calculation table

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