Activities to engage in services, which require knowledge pertinent to jurisprudence, economics, sociology or other human science fields or to engage in services which require specific ways of thought or sensitivity based on experience with foreign culture, based on a contract with public or private organizations in Japan.
The following conditions are to be fulfilled.
- In case where the applicant is to engage in a job requiring knowledge in the humanities, he must have graduated from or completed a course at a college or acquired equivalent education majoring in a subject relevant to the knowledge necessary for performing the job concerned, or have at least 10 years’ experience (including the period of time spent obtaining the relevant knowledge at a college, college of technology , upper secondary school, the latter course of a secondary educational school or during a specialized course of study at an advanced vocational school.
- In cases where the applicant is to engage in a job requiring specific ways of thinking or sensitivity based on experience with a foreign culture, the following conditions are to be fulfilled.
- The applicant must receive no less salary than a Japanese national would receive for comparable work.
a. The applicant must engage in translation, interpretation, instruction in languages, copywriting, public relations, overseas transactions, fashion or interior design, product development or other similar work. b. The applicant must have at least 3 years’ experience in the relevant job, except in cases where the applicant who has graduated from college is to engage in translation, interpretation or instruction in languages.