Working Scope Japan

Working Part-time in Japan

International students are allowed to work part-time upon receiving permission from the school attended as well as from the nearest Regional Immigration Bureau in Japan.

Employment should not be in areas involved in negative activities contravening public morals Employment sought should not interfere with studies Students are advised to adhere to the number of hours permitted for part-timers.

Type Of Students
Maximum Working Hours
Status Of Residence
Regular students in universities / graduate schools / junior colleges / Preparatory Japanese langugae programmes at private universities and junior colleges
Research students or audit students in universities / graduate schools
  Within 28 hours per week (during school session) Up to 8 hours per day (during long school vacation)
  Within 28 hours per week (during school session) Up to 8 hours per day (during long school vacation)
Student
 
Students in professional training colleges / colleges of technology Within 28 hours per week (during school session)
Student
Up to 8 hours per day (during long school vacation)
 
Students in Japanese language institutions (inclusive those in the university preparatory course) Within 28 hours per week (during school session) Up to 8 hours per day (during long school vacation)
Student
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