Work
(Intracompany Transferee)

 

Activities on the part of personnel who are transferred to business offices in Japan for a limited period of time from business offices that are established in foreign countries by public or private organizations with head offices, branch offices, or other business offices in Japan.

 

If you are a spouse/dependent accompanying your sponsor, please click here.

 

APPLICATION FILED WITH CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY

  1. Applicant's valid passport, properly signed by bearer
  2. VISA APPLICATION FORM TO ENTER JAPAN (available here), completely filled out and signed by the applicant
  3. One photograph (2"x 2") attached to application form
  4. Original "Certificate of Eligibility" from the Ministry of Justice in Japan and one photocopy (For instructions for obtaining the Certificate of Eligibility, have your Sponsor in Japan refer to www.immi-moj.go.jp.)

 

APPLICATION FILED WITHOUT CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY

  1. Applicant's valid passport, properly signed by bearer
  2. VISA APPLICATION FORM TO ENTER JAPAN (available here), completely filled out and signed by the applicant
  3. One photograph(2" x 2") attached to application form
  4. Documents certifying the relationship between the business office in the U.S. and the business office in Japan.
  5. Copies of the corporate registration (Tokibo Tohon, issued within last 3 months) and a profit-and-loss statement (Son-eki Keisan-sho) of the business office in Japan (if it is a newly opened business, then a business plan for the next year), and materials describing business activities (e.g. an annual report)
  6. Documents certifying the details of applicant's current duties and the duration of employment at the business office in the U.S. (e.g. an employment verification letter from the firm)
  7. Copies of a business license for the office in the U.S. and material showing its activities (e.g. an annual report)
  8. Documents certifying the duties, its duration, the position, and the remuneration of the applicant, such as a copy of contract or transferal/appointment letter from the personnel/HR office.
  9. Documents showing the applicant's academic and professional background (e.g. a copy of a diploma from the school last attended, CV)
  10. One clear photocopy of all the documents you are submitting

 

The Embassy of Japan reserves the right to request additional documents if deemed necessary.

 

The Embassy of Japan will not make copies, if you need original documents, please bring the original and one copy.

 

Please allow at least four business days to have your application reviewed. (Cases without the Certificate of Eligibility may take a few months.)