Specialist in Humanities/International Services Visa
We apply for "Specialist in Humanities / International Soervices"
Visa to the Yokohama district Immigration office and the Tokyo regional
Immigration bureau as your proxy.
Status of "Specialist in Humanities / International Soervices"
is an activities to engage in services which require knowledge pertinent
to jurisprudence, economics, sociology or other human science fields or
to engage in services which require specific ways of thinking or sensitivity
acquired through experience with foreign culture, based on a contract with
a public or private organization in Japan (except for activities listed
in the "Professor", "Artist" and "Journalist",
"Investor/Business Manager", "Legal/Accounting Services",
"Medical Services", "Researcher", "Instructor",
"Intra-company Transferee" and "Entertainer" sections.
Requirement for Specialist in Humanaities/International Scrvices Visa
All of the following requirements are to be fulfilled, however, this shall
not apply to cases where the applicant is to engage in services pertaining
to representation associated with the procedures for an international arbitration
case provided for in Article 58-2 of the Special Measures Act on the Handling
of Legal Business by Foreign Lawyers (Act No. 66 of 1986).
(i) In cases where the applicant is to engage in services that require
knowledge in the humanities, he/she must have graduated from or have completed
a course at a college or acquired equivalent education majoring in a subject
pertaining to the knowledge necessary for performing the services concerned,
or have at least 10 years' experience (including the period of time spent
majoring in the subject pertaining to the knowledge at a college, college
of technology (koutousenmongakkou), upper secondary school, the latter
course of a secondary educational school (chutokyouikugakkou) or during
a specialized course of study at an advanced vocational school (senshyugakkou)).
(ii) In cases where the applicant is to engage in services that require
specific ways of thought or sensitivity based on experience with a foreign
culture, all of the following requirements are to be fulfilled.
(a) The applicant must engage in translation, interpretation, instruction
in languages, public relations, overseas transactions, fashion or interior
design, product development or other similar work.
(b) The applicant must have at least 3 years' experience in the relevant
services, however, this shall not apply to cases where the applicant who
has graduated from college is to engage in translation, interpretation
or instruction in languages.
(iii) The applicant must receive no less reward than a Japanese national
would receive for comparable work.
Materials to apply Specialist in Humanaities/International Scrvices Visa
Activities listed in the "Specialist in Humanities/International
Services" as specified in Appended Table I (2) of the Immigration
(i) Certificate of matters entered in the registry and a copy of the profit
and loss statement of the inviting organization.
(ii) Material that clarifies the substance of the business of the inviting
(iii) Diploma or certificate pertaining to the period during which the
foreign national majored in subjects pertaining to the activities, and
a document certifying the foreign national's career.
(iv) Document certifying the substance and period of the activities and
the foreign national's position and remuneration.
Fees for Specialist in Humanaities/International Scrvices Visa
| Stamp duties
|Certificate of Eligibility
|Change of Status of Residence
|Certificate of authorized employment
|Same kind of job as the previous company
| Different kind of job from the previous company
|Extension of period of stay
|Same company as the last application
|Different company from the last application
How to contact with Immigration lawyer
Please feel free to contact with us via the following Telephone number
or E-mail address.
* Tel : 045-453-0182
* E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make an appointment and come to our office for the counseling.
* Free of charge for 30 minutes
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Except on Saturday, Sunday and national holidays)
* 5,000 yen without time limit
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.(Available on Saturday,Sunday and national holidays)