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TCG Tokyo Consulting Group Japan: Human Resources

Visa In Japan ・Human Resources In Japan


"Work Permit" in Japan


In order to engage in business activities, both employers and employees are required certain statuses of residence. Aside from Permanent/Long-term residents, their spouses and their children, applicable statuses are as follows:



The statuses that would be applicable to business in Japan would be the 10 first statuses listed above. A set of documents certifying your claims must be submitted to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility. Application forms and certifying documents vary from person to person according to their case.


When applying for a Status of Residence, do note that the status must match the content of the work. If not, applicants should consider applying for the Shikaku-gai Katsudo permit. This allows the applicant to engage in activity other than that permitted under the status of residence previously granted. The permit costs JPY 30 000.


Highly Skilled Professional Residence Status


If the applicant is eligible for a Highly Skilled Professional residence status, they can receive special immigration treatment, including:


1.Permission for multiple purposes of activities


2.years grant of period of stay


3.Eased requirements on permanent residence


4.Preferential processing of immigration procedures


5.Work permission for spouse


6.Accompanying of parents (if conditions are met)


7.Accompanying of domestic workers (if conditions are met)


Three kinds of Highly Skilled Professional residence statuses are Advanced Special/Technical Activities, Advanced Academic Research Activities, and Advanced Business Management Activities.


Requirements to be fulfilled by the applicant are as follows:


1.The applicant must be eligible for one of the statuses of residence listed below:Investor/Business manager, Instructor, Engineer, Specialist in Humanities/International Services, Intra-company Transferee, Legal/Accounting, Medical Services, Researcher, Entertainer or Skilled Labor


2.The intended activities of the applicant must fall into one of the categories listed as Highly Skilled Professionals.


3.The intended activities and background of the applicant must mark higher than 70 points based on the criteria set for each status. The applicant will be assessed by academic background, experience, annual salary and other specific terms according to the three categories.


The applicant has to satisfy all of the requirements above to be registered as a Highly Skilled Professional.


Management Jobs


One of the main issues that companies face in their organizational development is recruitment and education of new employees. Personnel teaching strategies, such as on-the-job training and business manner education, can be achieved through thorough knowledge and accumulated experience of Human Resources Management. Tokyo Consulting Group, as a well-known recruitment agency in Japan, provides original training services that aim to create professional leaders and capable managers - thus providing the necessary human resources services in Japan for prospective businesses.


At Tokyo Consulting Group, our philosophy is that the growth of employees is the corporate growth. In offering human resources management in Japan, we provide not just advice, but constant support to be put into practice daily.


Recruitment Regulations


Recruitment regulations differ for every country. Based on our customers' management philosophy and vision, Tokyo Consulting Group seeks the most effective and controllable way for the organization to achieve its goals. Ability to follow recruitment regulations reflects the company's reliability when hiring employees, which in turn affects the quality of human resources.


Even in the middle of the development phase, reviews of recruitment regulations have a positive impact on customers' needs for human resources services in Japan. As the number of employees increases, the business scale grows, so setting ideal and balanced working hours and salaries become increasingly important for the future growth of the company.


At Tokyo Consulting Group, we believe that a proper employment agreement, in accordance with the culture and regulations of a company, is significant to minimize future conflicts between employers and employees. If both parties are considered fairly, the mutual agreement between employers and employees leads to satisfaction on both sides, consequently strengthening the organizational capacity of the company. It is therefore an integral part of our philosophy to strive to provide excellent human resources management services to our customers in Japan.