The Japanese Working Holiday visa is for individuals seeking to work, travel and holiday to Japan for up to one year.
Japanese culture is incredible and the country is amazing to see, the working holiday visa allows you to experience life as a resident does, immersing yourself in the rich culture.
Under the Japanese working holiday scheme, a small number of British nationals each year may travel to Japan with the intention of a holiday partially funded by working in the country. British applicants are not required to work during their stay.
- Be a national of one of the countries below-
Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Republic of Korea, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark, Taiwan and Hong Kong
- Planning mainly to holiday with work as a secondary goal.
- Be between the ages of 18-30
- Have no dependents travelling with them unless also on a working holiday visa.
- Have sufficient funds for the applicants journey to Japan.
- Have not been to japan on a working holiday visa before.
- Be in Good health
Why a working visa?
Travelling is expensive and when you run out of money abroad, it can be a huge worry. With the working holiday visa you are able to experience life and work in Japan and not have to worry about funds running short.
Working in Japan gives you a brand new perspective on what life there is like and gains you skills that are invaluable when you return back to your home country.
What kind of jobs can I do?
With the Japanese working holiday visa your options are numerous, you can pick from almost any job you want to work whilst in Japan. Japan is a very varied place and as such, the job you work could depend on where you base yourself, this can help you pick where you want to be based depending on the work you would like to do in Japan.
Japanese Working Holiday Visa Obligations
Once the Japanese Working Holiday Visa is approved, the applicant needs to comply with all the visa conditions while in the country. Breaching of any conditions can result in your Japanese Working Holiday Visa being cancelled and having to leave the country.