Working Holiday status is available for travelers from countries and regions that have a partnership agreement with Japan, and allows them to enter the country and to undertake employment to supplement their travel funds. Both part-time and full-time employment are allowed to help support the person while they are in Japan for vacation purposes. Currently, Japan has partnerships with the following 23 countries and regions, and about 15,000 people come to Japan on a working holiday visa each year.
Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Australia, New Zealand
〇 North America
France, Germany, UK, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Spain, Iceland, Czech Republic, Lithuania
〇 South America
* The Netherlands will be added in April, 2020
For more information, please click here to access the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.