In order to obtain Engineer/ Specialist in Humanities/ International services visa, applicants have to fulfill some of the following requirements.
① Graduated from a Japanese university (or a junior college, a graduated school).
② Graduated from a vocational college in Japan and have a certified diploma.
③ Graduated from foreign schools which are equivalent to universities or junior colleges in Japan.
※Major in the university has to relate to the work that applicants are going to get.
① Engineer・Specialist in Humanities: more than 10 years business experience.
② International services: more than 3 years business experience.
Academic background is not necessary if applicants have business experiences.
About jobs that need technology or knowledge of information processing, if applicants have certain licenses, academic background and business experience are not necessary.
It is not allowed to employ foreign nationals with unreasonably cheap wages.
Wages need to be the same or more than Japanese employees who operate the same work.
If there is no Japanese employee operates the same work, the wage has to be over 180,000JPY.
The employer has to prove that the applicant has “certain deal of work” and the company “needs skill of foreign nationals.”