If you’re aged between 18 and 30 you can travel to Japan on a 12 month working holiday, giving you the chance to live and work in Japan. You’ll need time to discover this wonderful country, delving into the ancient traditions and truly understanding the culture, which is why a working holiday visa is the perfect way to be able to spend all the time you need in this magical land.

Japan Working Holiday Visas

A Japan working holiday visa is valid for 12 months for a limited number of British citizens. Applicants will need to liaise with Japanese embassy to apply for a visa, however it is possible to get assistance with your application by clicking the link below.

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Are there age requirements for a working holiday visa in Japan?

Yes, you need to be aged between 18 and 30 years at the time of application for a working holiday visa.

Are there other requirements for a working holiday visa in Japan?

Yes, you will need a valid UK passport, a CV, an outline of intended activities such as travel whilst you work, £2500 in cleared funds or £1500 in cleared funds along with evidence of a travel ticket to and from Japan.

What jobs can you get with a working holiday visa in Japan?

Typical working holiday jobs include waiters, waitresses, retail and sales assistance, fruit pickers and farm workers, front desk in hotels and ski resorts.

Do I need to speak Japanese?

It’s not essential to speak Japanese, but it is easier if you have a basis understanding. You could buy some lessons when you arrive in Japan if you don’t have time in advance.