Japan Specific Skill Work Visa(Tokutei Ginou Visa)

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Japan Specific Skill Work Visa

Japan government launched its new work visa for Indians Unskilled professionals which was proposed by japan government on 30 th Jan 2018 that is  ‘Specified Skill Visa’ (tokutei ginou, 特定技能) immigration policy from 1st April 2019. As per this policy japan government will hire 3,45,000 new foreign unskilled workers in Japan to serve its labor. Shoko Saskaki is the new japan agency with till take care of this

Basic Eligibility

For unskilled profession depending on profile

Education Secondary education
Experience Relevant experience of 2 years requires
Language Japan Foundation Japanese Basic Test required for N4 level for specific profiles
Age Below 40 years

Types of Work Permits

The work permit has 2 category:

Type 1 (Specified Skills Visa 1- SSV1)

Under this visa Foreigners with Japanese language proficiency can apply under this category. The visa validity is 5 years This work visa is open for below 14 industry occupation list

  • Agriculture
  • Materials Processing
  • Nursing Care
  • Shipbuilding
  • Restaurants
  • Airport Ground Handling & Aircraft Maintenance
  • Food and Beverage
  • Hotels
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Electronics and Electric Machinery
  • Building Cleaning
  • Construction
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Fishery

The candidates who apply of this visa type should know basic Japanese language and should clear technical exam, with a relevant work experience, the visa is initially granted for 5 years, but the candidates cannot bring families along

Type 1 (Specified Skills Visa 1- SSV1)

People who are staying on visa 1 can apply to Visa 2 by the starting of 2021 if the achieve high specialization.Construction and shipbuilding industries only allow the visa holder to bring their families after 10 yrs can apply for PR

No of visa allocated industry visa

Sector Name Number of Visas Allocated
Nursing care 60,000
Restaurants 53,000
Construction 40,000
Building cleaning 37,000
Agriculture 36,500
Food and beverage 34,000
Hospitality 22,000
Materials processing 21,500
Shipbuilding 13,000
Fishery 9,000
Automotive Parts 21,500


Industrial Machinery 7,000
Electronics and Electrical equipment 4700
Aviation 2200


5 year Direct Visa
Can Change a Better Job
Can Apply for PR After 10 yrs
No IELTS Required

Salary that will be granted under this visa

12- 15 USD/ hr
Documents Required
Educational Documents
Experience Documents
Civil Documents

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