Education visa

What is an education visa?

What is an education visa?

Education visa is a visa necessary for conducting language education and other educational activities at various schools including Japanese elementary school, junior high school, high school, secondary school for secondary school, blind school, deaf school, school for disabled children, vocational school, etc. Yes, it is a status of residence established to accept language teachers etc

Requirements for obtaining education visas

  1. In cases where the applicant engages in educational activities at educational institutions that conform to such schools or facilities and organization, or when engaging in activities to educate other non-teacher educational institutions at educational institutions other than these Applicable to both ① and ② of Provided, however, that the applicant is a similar educational institution with regard to various schools or facilities and formulation, with respect to a child who is staying as a diplomatic or official status of residence, or a residence status of staying at home, primary or secondary education in a foreign language In case of engaging in educational activities at an educational institution established for the purpose of applying it, it falls under ①.
    1. ① You have a license for education that graduates from a university, or receives education equivalent to or higher than this.
      1. ・"University" includes junior colleges, graduate schools, and affiliated research institutes.
      2. ・"Education equivalent to or higher than university" includes education equivalent to or higher than that of a junior college, and therefore includes education received in the 4th and 5th years of a college of technology, for example. ..
      3. ・"License related to the education you intend to attend" includes both Japanese and foreign licenses.
    2. ② If you are going to educate a foreign language, if you are educated more than 12 years in the foreign language, if you are going to educate other subjects, about the education of the subject in the educational institution 5 year Have practical experience engaged in above.
      1. ・"By the foreign language" means that the education was conducted in that foreign language and that the teacher taught in that foreign language.
  2. To receive remuneration equal to or more than the compensation paid when Japanese work.

Notice on application for educational visa application

In educational activities at general corporations other than educational institutions, it is necessary to acquire skills, humanities knowledge, international business visas.

The period of stay of the education visa is 5 year or 1 year.

Application flow

  1. Preparation of application documents and other necessary documents.
    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
    1. [Application for Certificate of Eligibility]
      ・ Response envelope (one with a 392 yen postage stamp (for simple registered mail) after stating the address on a standard envelope)
    2. 【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 Immigration Bureau
    Submit the above documents.
  3. Result notification
    An envelope or postcard delivered to the Immigration Bureau at the time of application will receive notification of the result.
  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.

Education visa category

There are 3 kinds of categories for education visas.
The type of attached document differs depending on the category.

"Category 1"
I work full-time in primary school, junior high school, high school, secondary education school, special support school
"Category 2"
Full-time work at educational institutions other than category 1
"Category 3"
Work part time

Attachment documents necessary for application

[Application for Certificate of Eligibility]

  1. "Category 1"
    In principle, documents other than application forms are not necessary.
  2. "Category 2"
    1. Any of the following materials that clarify the applicant's activities, etc.
      ① When concluding a labor contract
      ・One document stating the working conditions to be delivered to the worker based on Article 15(1) of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulation of the same law
      ② When engaged in business based on a contract other than employment
      ・One copy of the contract related to work (if you are engaged in work based on contracts with multiple institutions, contract with all institutions)
    2. Documents certifying the applicant's history
      (1) A resume that clearly indicates the organization engaged in the related duties and the content and period of the activity
      ② One of the following documents certifying academic background or employment history
      ・University graduation certificate, a document certifying that you have received an education equal to or higher than this, or a document certifying that you have been awarded the title of specialist or highly specialized specialist
      ・One copy of the document certifying that you have a license such as a license
      ・A person who wants to teach a foreign language must submit one document certifying that he or she has been educated in the foreign language for 12 years or more.
      ・A person who intends to teach a subject other than a foreign language must submit one copy of his/her work experience in teaching the subject for at least 5 years.
    3. Materials to clarify the business contents
      ① Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details etc of the work place 1
      ② Documents conforming to the above ① prepared by other work place etc. 1
      ③ Registered matter certificate 1
  3. "Category 3"
    In addition to the document of category 2, the following documents
    1. A copy of the financial statements for the most recent fiscal year 1
    *Business plan for new business

【Application for permission to change status of residence】

  1. "Category 1"
    In principle, documents other than application forms are not necessary.
  2. "Category 2"
    1. Any of the following materials that clarify the applicant's activities, etc.
      ① When concluding a labor contract
      ・One document stating the working conditions to be delivered to the worker based on Article 15(1) of the Labor Standards Act and Article 5 of the Enforcement Regulation of the same law
      ② When engaged in business based on a contract other than employment
      ・One copy of the contract related to work (if you are engaged in work based on contracts with multiple institutions, contract with all institutions)
    2. Documents certifying the applicant's history
      (1) A resume that clearly indicates the organization engaged in the related duties and the content and period of the activity
      ② One of the following documents certifying academic background or employment history
      1. ・University graduation certificate, a document certifying that you have received an education equal to or higher than this, or a document certifying that you have been awarded the title of specialist or highly specialized specialist
      2. ・One copy of the document certifying that you have a license such as a license
      3. ・A person who wants to teach a foreign language must submit one document certifying that he or she has been educated in the foreign language for 12 years or more.
      4. ・A person who intends to teach a subject other than a foreign language should submit one document certifying that he/she has worked for at least 1 years.
    3. Materials to clarify the business contents
      ① Guidebook detailing the history, officers, organization, business details etc of the work place 1
      ② Documents conforming to the above ① prepared by other work place etc. 1
      ③ Registered matter certificate 1
  3. "Category 3"
    1. In addition to the document of category 2, the following documents
      1. 1 copy of the financial statements for the most recent year *Business plan for new business

【Application for extension period application period】

  1. "Category 1"
    In principle, documents other than application forms are not necessary.
  2. Common to "Category 2" "Category 3"
    1. One resident tax taxation (or tax exemption) certificate
    2. One tax payment certificate (one year's total income and tax payment status)
    3. When engaging in work based on a contract other than employment
      · Copy of the contract concerning work engagement 1
      * When engaging in business based on a contract with multiple institutions, the agreement with all agencies

Points to note when preparing application documents

① Please submit all certificates issued in Japan within the period of 3 months from issue date.
② If the documents to be submitted are of foreign languages, please attach a translation.
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