Find a job in Japan


There are different ways to find a job in Japan. Find some examples in this article ...

Once in Japan, if you are in Tokyo or Osaka, please contact the employment Service for foreigners. They will help you find a job, write a CV and many more. For more information, please contact the employment service for foreigners:

In Tokyo:

Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners
1st Basement, Roppongi Job Park,
3-2-21, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Postcode 106-0032
Tel.; 03(3588)8639
Fax: 03(3588)8659

In Osaka:

Osaka Employment Service Center for Foreigners
1-2-2 Umeda Kita-Ku, Osaka
Osaka Ekimae-Daini Bldg «(2nd Bldg) 15th floor??
Tel.: 06-6344-1135
Fax: 06-6344-1134

Temporary work

There are many temporary work agencies in Japan. Many international temporary work agencies are established in the country. A strong command of Japanese is required for foreigners who intend to register in a temporary work agency (in order to attend information meetings for instance). Unless you have very good skills in Japanese, there are better ways to find a job in Japan. However, if you have very strong skills in Japanese, you shouldn’t have any difficulty to find jobs through temporary work agencies.

  Useful links:

Adecco Japan
Manpower Japan
Pasona Staffing
Foreign bilingual workers
Jobs in Japan
JET Program (teaching foreign languages in Japan)


Don't forget to apply for your Alien Card once in Japan.

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5 months ago

Don't forget Crowdworks, Doda, and J-Sen as these are all really popular job boards in Japan!


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