International students with status of residence of “College Student” can work part-time by obtaining the “Permission to Engage in Activity Other than Status Qualification,” to the extent not affecting their studies.
（１）Application for the “Permission to Engage in Activity Other than Status Qualification”
Please apply at a Regional Immigration Bureau with the following required documents.
・Application form (obtainable from the Japan’s Immigration Bureau website)
・Student ID card
(2) Rules on part-time jobs and working hours
・Working hours are limited to 28 hours a week during the semester and to 8 hours a day during long holidays.
・Working for adult entertainment businesses is prohibited.
・The “Permission to Engage in Activity Other than Status Qualification” is not required for working part-time involving research and education, such as a teaching assistant or research assistant, at an enrolled university.
・International students always must carry their Resident Card with them at workplace.