Contracted positions with public or private organizations which utilize technology or specialized knowledge in fields related to physics, engineering, natural science, law, economy, and sociology; or those which require an understanding of or sensitivity to foreign cultures. (This excludes the activities listed at the bottom of Table 1: "Professor," "Artist," and "Journalist"; as well as those listed at the bottom of this table: "Business Manager," "Instructor," "Intra-Company Transferee," and "Entertainer.") E.g., mechanical engineers, interpreters, designers, language teachers in private companies
|Category 1||Category 2||Category 3||Category 4|
(Institution of affiliation)
||Individuals or organizations who have submitted their total statutory report, including their withheld taxes for earned income from the previous year (excluding those who fall under Category 2)||Those who do not meet any of the conditions listed in the other categories.|
|Documents to be submitted||
|In principle, no other documents are required for Category 1 and Category 2.||
Regarding the above, if the application is being submitted by someone other than the applicant (the person submitting it should refer to this page ), proof of identity is required to confirm that they are qualified to do so. Even if the application is submitted by someone other than the applicant, the passport and residence card of the applicant must to be presented, as written above in point 3.