Activities to engage in services, which require technology and/or knowledge pertinent to physical science, engineering, or other natural science
fields, on the basis of a contract with a public or private organization in Japan. In general, IT engineer applies this Engineer visa.
The following conditions are to be fulfilled, except in cases where the applicant is to engage in a job that requires skills and/or knowledge concerning information processing, and has passed the examination on information processing skills that is designated by the Minister of Justice in the Official Gazette or has obtained the qualification on information processing skills that is designated by the Minister of Justice in the Official Gazette, in which case the condition provided in Item 1 need not be fulfilled.
- The applicant must have graduated from or completed a course at a college or acquired equivalent education majoring in a subject relevant to the skills and/or knowledge necessary for performing the job concerned, or the applicant must have at least 10 years’ experience (including the period of time spent studying the relevant skills and/or knowledge at a college, college of technology, upper secondaty school, the latter course of a secondary educational school or during specialized course of study at an advanced vocational school.
- The applicant must receive no less salary than a Japanese national would receive for comparable work.