The following are the main requirements that citizens / residents of partner countries / regions need to obtain a working holiday visa.
〇 The intention of vacationing in Japan.
You can work, but the primary purpose for a working holiday visa is not working, but vacationing. Please note that If your primary purpose is work, then your application may be rejected.
〇 Must be between 18 and 30 years of age.
Australian, Canadian, and Korean citizens are supposed to be between 18 and 25 years of age, but if their government permits, they may still apply up until 30 years of age. Also, citizens of Iceland must be between the ages of 18 and 26.
〇 Cannot bring children or dependents.
This is a visa for a long vacation, so holders cannot bring children or dependents along with them.
〇 Must have a valid passport and return plane ticket (or funds to buy a return ticket).
〇 Must have enough funds to support themselves during the initial part of their stay.
〇 Must be healthy.
〇 Cannot have had a working holiday visa before.