Specified skilled worker operational outline, forms, etc.

Operational outline for accepting specified skilled workers

* In principle, there is no need to stamp application forms and other submitted documents.

Please refer to this Excel file (in Japanese)Excelfor a full list of forms that do not require stamping.

I. Operational outline

Operational outline for accepting specified skilled workers - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on September 27, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on March 30, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

II. Appendix of outline of support

Operational outline for accepting specified skilled workers (i) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on September 27, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
* Updated on March 30, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

Please refer to the Portal Site to Support the Lives of Foreign Nationals for useful information for specified skilled workers (i) (e.g. prior guidance, securing housing, help with signing contracts that are necessary for daily life, orientation for life in Japan, etc.)

(Portal site for daily life support for foreign residents)
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III. Appendix of outline for specific fields

Appendix of outline for specific fields (full edition) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  1. Nursing care

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 1-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Field of Nursing Care - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 1-2: Summary of the Nursing Care Organization - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on May 10, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  2. Building cleaning

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 2-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Field of Building Cleaning - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  3. Materials industry

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 3-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Materials Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on September 27, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on January 29, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  4. Industrial machinery manufacturing industry

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 4-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Industrial Machinery Manufacturing Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on September 27, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on January 29, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  5. Electrical and electronic information-related industries

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 5-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Electrical and Electronic Information-Related Industries - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on September 27, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on January 29, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  6. Construction

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Construction Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-2: Notification of Acceptance of Specified Skilled Worker (i) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-3: Notification of Resignation of Specified Skilled Worker (i) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-4: Notification of the Specified Skilled Worker’s Return to their Home Country (i) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-5: Notification of an Incident Deeming the Specified Skilled Worker (i) to be Unable to Continue Work - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-6: Application for Changes in Acceptance Plans for Specified Skilled Workers in the Construction Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 6-7: Notification of Changes in Acceptance Plans for Specified Skilled Workers in the Construction Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 6, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  7. Shipbuilding and marine industry

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 7-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Shipbuilding and Marine Industry (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 7-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Shipbuilding and Marine Industry (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  8. Automobile maintenance

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 8-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the field of Automobile Maintenance (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 8-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the field of Automobile Maintenance (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 8-3: Certificate of the Foreign National’s Professional Experience in Automobile Maintenance - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  9. Aviation

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 9-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Aviation Industry (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 9-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Aviation Industry (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  10. Accommodation

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 10-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Accommodation Industry (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 10-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Accommodation Industry (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  11. Agriculture

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 11-1: Commitment Form for Affiliated Organizations Directly Hiring Specified Skilled Workers in the Agriculture Industry - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 11-2: Commitment Form for Company receiving Dispatched Workers - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 11-3: Commitment Form for Affiliated Organizations Hiring Specified Skilled Workers in the Agriculture Industry as Dispatched Workers - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 11-4: Commitment Form for Registered Support Organizations - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  12. Fisheries

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 12-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in Fisheries (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 12-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in Fisheries (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  13. Food and beverage manufacturing

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 13-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in Food and Beverage Manufacturing (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 13-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in Food and Beverage Manufacturing (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

  14. Food service industry

    Main text, appendix - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 14-1: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in the Food Service Industry (Specified Skilled Worker’s Affiliated Organization) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    Industry-Specific Reference Form 14-2: Commitment Form for the Acceptance of Specified Skilled Workers in Food Service Industry (Registered Support Organizations) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word
    * Updated on November 29, 2019 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 28, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on April 1, 2020 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF
    * Updated on February 19, 2021 (old and new tables) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

IV. Ministerial order forms

Ministerial order form (full version) - PDF (in Japanese)PDF

Form 6 Version 3 Application form (Issuance of Certificate of Eligibility) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFExcel (in Japanese)ExcelExample (in Japanese)PDF
Form 30 Application form (Change of status of residence) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFExcel (in Japanese)ExcelExample (in Japanese)PDF
Form 30 Version 2 Application form (Extension of period of stay) - PDF (in Japanese)PDFExcel (in Japanese)ExcelExample (in Japanese)PDF
Form 29 Version 15 Application form for registration (renewal) as a registered support organization - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)WordExample (in Japanese)PDF
Form 29 Version 16 Notification form for changes in registration matters - PDF (in Japanese)PDFExcel (in Japanese)ExcelExample (in Japanese)PDF
Form 83 Version 2 Fee payment form - PDF (in Japanese)PDFWord (in Japanese)Word

V. Reference forms

  • New versions
    * When submitting an application, please be sure to use the updated versions of the various forms.
  • Previous versions
    * The application forms were revised and replaced with simplified versions on February 19, 2021. However, those who have already filled out their application may continue to use the older versions for the time being.

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