Immigration Bureau of Japan
Registered Support ORGANIZATION
A New Status of Residence “Specified Skilled Worker” has been created
The New Status of Residence is aimed at addressing the serious labor shortage in Japan by accepting experienced foreign human resources with specific expertise and skills.
The Acceptance of and Coexistence with Foreign Human Resources
The Government of Japan determined the Basic Policy and Field-Specific Operation Policies on Operation of the system of the new Status of Residence “Specified Skilled Worker” to be introduced in April 2019 by the Cabinet Decision based on the amended Immigration Control Act. It also decided Comprehensive Measures for the Acceptance and Coexistence of Foreign Workers residing in Japan.
The Government of Japan takes initiative in improving the infrastructure, such as the provision of multilingual information by public institutions and the infrastructure of daily life in order to welcome the rapidly increasing number of foreigners as “residents” in Japan.