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What is the process of getting a work visa in Japan?

I am an India citizen currently working in the U.S. with a work visa. I recently received a job offer from a Japan-based IT company. I am considering accepting this offer, but I want to know what the process is and how long it takes to get a work visa in Japan.

  • Nakai Immigration Services LPC
    November 07, 2019

    First, the Japan-based IT company needs to file an application for a Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) at a regional immigration bureau in Japan. The CoE would be issued after 2 to 4 months of screening. Then you can apply for a visa at Japanese consulate office in the U.S. with the CoE. The visa will be issued in about 5 business days.