Japan and Canada have signed a bilateral arrangement that permits Canadians to travel and work in Japan for up to 12 months.
Please consult the website of the Embassy of Japan to find out how to submit an application to participate. Please note: application times, fees and approvals vary from country to country. Foreign embassies may use different names for each category. It is recommended that you plan your trip well in advance of your anticipated departure date.
Want to Travel and Work in Japan?
Here is some general information on specific country requirements and other links of interest. Please consult the website of the Embassy of Japan for the most accurate, up-to-date information relevant to your travel and work abroad plans. You might want to bookmark this link for future reference on your Mobile, iPhone, Blackberry or Tablet device while travelling.
General FAQ about Travel and Work in Japan
1. Fee to participate: No Fee*
2. The amount of money that a participant must demonstrate they have in their bank account prior to departure: $2,500 Can. or $3,500 Can. for a married couple*
3. Current travel advisories for Japan:voyage.gc.ca
4. About the culture in Japan:intercultures.ca
*Amounts are subject to change without notice and may vary depending on exchange rate fluctuations. Please consult the Embassy of Japon to know the exact procedures to follow for that destination.
Embassy contact information for Japan