People Looking for Employment
This page offers information for those looking to find a job in Japan.
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Status of Residence to Work in Japan
Foreign residents may engage in work in Japan within the range designated under their status of residence. Before looking for a job, check whether your status of residence allows you to work. Even if your status does not allow you to work, you may be allowed to work if you have permission to engage in activities other than those permitted under your status of residence.
A certificate of authorized employment, which specifically indicates the employment activities that an individual may engage in, is issued upon application.
Facilities and Websites That Offer Job Referrals
The following facilities and websites offer job referrals and assistance in finding work: