Work Visa - Intra Company Transfer

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Expats of foreign companies or the subsidiary companies of Japanese firms located overseas can apply for Intra-Company Transfer Visa on this basis to travel and reside in Japan.

Categories of job eligible for this visa are:

Engineer: Software Engineer | System Engineer | Computer Programmer | Game Programmer | Project Manager in the field of IT, software, computer, technology, science, architecture, bio technology, construction, automobile and so on | Development Engineer | Automobile Engineer

Specialist in Humanities: Accounting | Economic analyst | Financial analyst | HR (Human Resources) | Legal business | Trading business

International Services: Teacher and instructor of foreign language | Translator | Interpreter | PR (Public Relations) | Fashion or interior design | Product development | Overseas transactions | Copywriting



Upto 60 month(s)



60 Month(s)



Upto 40 USD (approx.)


Processing time

Upto 4 week(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Work Visa - Intra Company Transfer?

3 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport/travel document
  • You have worked more than one year in the said office in overseas
  • You must obtain the Certificate of Eligibility from the Ministry of Justice through your Sponsor. Check link for details.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Work Visa - Intra Company Transfer?

9 Document Required

  • Application form, completed and signed
  • Document to prove the transfer/relocation (e.g. Letter of Appointment etc. issued and signed by the sending company)
  • Document to prove your occupation, type of work/job and monthly salary for the job in Japan (e.g. Employment Agreement etc. issued and signed by sending/accepting company)
  • Other documents related to the company like tax forms, balance sheet, if applicable
  • Your educational certificates (as applicable)
  • Proof of experience in the said company overseas for min. of 1 year
  • CV/Resume
  • Portrait photo (3cmx4cm)
  • Additional documents may be required depending on the company/your nationality or absence of Certificate of Eligibility

Talent Migration data for Japan

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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