For People from the Philippines to work in Japan:

1. Foreign Technical Intern Trainees
It aims to transfer Japanese skills, technology or knowledge to developing countries and cooperate in "human resource development" which is responsible for economic development of the Developing countries. Learn skills while practicing.
There are 15 hiring countries, and are 139 jobs in 77 occupations for the target working position.
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2. Specified Skilled Worker (SSW)
Specified Skilled Worker

A new status of residence, "Specific Skill No. 1" and "Specific Skill No. 2", which enables employment in the simple labor field which has not been acknowledged so far was established, and No. 1 has a daily Japanese conversation ability In addition to certain knowledge and experience about work, the period of stay is 5 years. Family members are not allowed. Specific Skill No. 2 is required to have skilled expertise that exceeds No. 1 with expertise, and it is possible to renew the period of stay. Family members are also allowed.
Specific skill No. 1 is a special skill number 1, which includes nursing care, building cleaning, raw material industry, industrial machinery manufacturing, electrical and electronic equipment industry, construction industry, shipbuilding and marine industries, automobile maintenance industry, aviation industry, accommodation industry, agriculture, fisheries, Food manufacturing industry, 14 categories of food service industry, specific skill No. 2 are two industries of construction industry, shipbuilding and marine business out of 14 industries, we expect to accept foreign workers.
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⇒ Creation of a residence qualification Specific Skill
⇒ Guidelines on the Deployment of Workers to Japan under the Status of Residence ”Specified Skilled Worker”

3. Foreign Students in Care Worker Training Facility
A foreign student with residence status is permitted to work, as stipulated in the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act, can also work part-time within 28 hours a week. After studying Japanese at the Japanese language school (6 months to 1 year) as an international student, you will study Care Giving in Japan for 2 years at a care worker training facility. Certified Care Worker is National Qualification. After getting qualification, you can switch to work visa (Care worker) and work officially.
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4. Candidate Certified Care Worker by EPA
Based on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) concluded between Japan and the Philippines, the objective is to obtain Japanese national qualifications. Mediated through the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Service (JICWELS). It is possible to stay in Japan for up to 5 years. There are only 3 countries adopted Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and about 4,000 peoples.
⇒ Japan International Corporation of Welfare Service (JICWELS)

5. Internship (Specific Activity Visa)
If a foreign student from a foreign university go to Japan by internship as part of the educational process of that university, a visa (status of residence) will be accepted. In order for visa to be accepted, it is necessary for foreign students to be accepted as a unit by participating in internship. A contract on internship is required between Philippine universities and Japanese companies, and a description that is accepted as a unit is also necessary. If Salary comes out, it becomes a specific activity visa, until a period not exceeding a maximum of 1 year, the upper limit and the lower limit of the compensation amount are not specified in particular. Also, subsidies such as accommodation expenses (residential expenses), travel expenses, overseas insurance costs, local transportation expenses, etc. are not included in the salary.

6. Highly Skilled Philippine Professionals
With the globalization of the economy, the advancement of technology and the intensification of intra-state and inter-company competition, competition for acquiring advanced nationals overseas (engineers and specialists, etc.) gets intense competition and excels in language Human resources, highly skilled people such as logical thinking and self-expression capabilities, highly skilled human resources such as ambition, hungry spirit, high challenging spirit, etc. have diversity. By adding such personnel to the team, we can expect diversity in the company, increase awareness of Japanese young employees, stimulate, motivation and lead to organizational revitalization. Foreign students are eggs of advanced talent, and they are expected to have affinity with Japanese industry in terms of sharing Japanese values and acquiring Japanese.
Ex: English teacher, IT technician, Engineer, Hotel receptionist, Interpreter, Programmer, CAD, etc.

7. Foreigners residing in Japan
Japanese-Foreigner(Nikkei-Jin), Japanese spouse, permanent resident visa have no restrictions on employment in the status of residence, and can do any kind of occupation as Japanese. Many Japanese qualifications and professionals also stay in Japan.

Philippine Care Wokers


We are Public Interest Incorporated Foundation accredited by Cabinet Office Certification. The name is Japan International Human Capital Development Organization (JIHDO). JIHDO have license Japanese Supervising Organizations for foreign technical interns approved by OTIT (Organization for Technical Intern Training). JIHDO's Philippine office performs the following mainly support activities.

  • Main Office
    Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
    Japan International Human capital Development Organization(JIHDO)
    3-6-14 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    Website :
  • JIHDO Philippine Office(JIHDO-PH)
    Director of JIHDO Philippine Office (JIHDO-PH) : Hiroyuki Masuda
    Address : Greenplain Subd. Mambog 2, Bacoor City, Cavite, Philippines 4102
    Business Day : Monday to Friday
    Business Hours : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Telephone : (046) 435-1660, Cellphone : 0921-552-6116
    (When calling from Japan : 050-5806-5155)
    Website :
    Email :

We have chosen Philippine human-resources of higher quality in partnership with Philippine caregiving and nursing schools, Japanese language schools, Philippine sending organization in order for care worker providers in Japan to feel secure in accepting Philippine care wokers.

  • About OTIT (Organization for Technical Intern Training)
    Organization for Technical Intern Training (OTIT) is a legal entity approved its establishment by competent ministers (the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare), is established on 25th January 2017.
    OTIT aims to promote international cooperation by transferring skills, technologies, or knowledge in Japanese industries to developing countries through human resource development, with ensuring proper Technical Intern Training and protection of Technical Intern Trainees.

Philippine office main activities :

1.Support for selection of Philippine Human-resources
  ・ Philippine technical intern trainees
  ・ Specified Skills
  ・ International students in a care worker training facility
  ・ Highly Skilled Philippine Professionals
2.Support for studying abroad at a Japanese language school
3.Support for collaboration with caregiving / nursing schools and Japanese language schools
4.Support for selection of candidates for scholarships
5.Support for management of J-cert Japanese language exam

Contact JIHDO Philippine Office

Please feel free to contact us by email.
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