Video library

The Ministry of Justice has a YouTube channel to which they upload useful videos, such as an introduction to the Immigration Services Agency and information on immigration procedures at the airport.

Immigration Services Agency introduction video

  • Immigration Services Agency Introduction Video (30-second version)

    Immigration Services Agency introduction video (30-second version) (in English)

    Learn about the work and functions of the Immigration Services Agency in an easy-to-understand 30-second video.

    (←Click to watch the video.)

  • Immigration Services Agency Introduction Video: The Organization and Work of the Immigration Services Agency

    Immigration Services Agency introduction video: the organization and work of the Immigration Services Agency (in English)

    Overview
    1. Organization and work
    2. Staff work duties
    3. Notices from the Immigration Services Agency

    (←Click to watch the video.)

Airport immigration procedures

  • Return Procedures

    Return procedures (in Japanese)

    Learn about the return procedures for Japanese nationals.

    (←Click to watch the video. )

  • Immigration Procedures

    Immigration procedures (in English)

    Learn about the immigration procedures for foreign nationals.

    (in Simplified Chinese) / (in Traditional Chinese) / (in Korean)

    (←Click to watch the video. )

Initiatives to accept foreign nationals and for a society of harmonious coexistence

  • Initiatives to Accept Foreign Nationals and for a Society of Harmonious Coexistence

    Initiatives to accept foreign nationals and for a society of harmonious coexistence (in English)

    This easy-to-understand video explains what the new "Specified Skilled Worker" status of residence is and introduces a new initiative at the Immigration Services Agency that creates new infrastructure for accepting foreign nationals.

    (←Click to watch the video.)

Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC)

  • Introduction to FRESC

    Introduction to FRESC (in English)

    In this video, learn all about initiatives, the facilities, and more at FRESC, which opened at 4-chome Tanimachi, Shinjuku-ku, on July 6, 2020.

    (←Click to watch the video.)

Countermeasures for illegal foreign workers

  • Countermeasures for illegal foreign workers

    Important Countermeasures for Illegal Foreign Workers: How to Read a Residence Card

    In this video, viewers will be introduced to the residence card checker app and its uses. They will also learn how to visually determine the authenticity of a card.

    (← Click here to watch. )

Reference

The Occupational Information Network of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

The occupational information website for the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (O-NET Japan) also goes into more detail about the working environment for immigration officers and immigration control officers.

Immigration officer
https://shigoto.mhlw.go.jp/User/Occupation/Detail/517 (in Japanese). This link leads to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.

Immigration control officer
https://shigoto.mhlw.go.jp/User/Occupation/Detail/143 (in Japanese). This link leads to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.

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