Visa for domestic servant of diplomat is “Designated Activity 1” .
Our office has a track record of handling procedures for inviting diplomats’ domestic servants.
” Designated Activity 1″ Visa is the status of residence as a domestic servant such as a diplomat. Specifically, domestic servants employed by diplomats with “diplomatic” or “official” status of residence fall into this category.
When inviting a domestic servant from overseas, the foreigner who will be the domestic servant will apply for a visa to the Japanese embassy abroad.
At this time, you will be required to submit a document called “Certificate of Eligibility”, and the domestic servant must obtain this document prior to applying for a visa.
However, if the domestic servant lives outside Japan, the employer must apply for this on their behalf.
We have a track record of applying for “Designated Activity 1” visa for Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau.
Visa for domestic servants of highly-skilled Professionals is “Designated Activity 2” .
Our office has a track record of handling visa procedures for foreign domestic servants of “Highly Skilled Professional”.
“Designated Activity 2” Visa is the status of residence for conducting activities as a domestic servant of highly-skilled foreign personnel.
Specifically, this applies to domestic employees employed by foreigners with a status of residence of “Business Manager” or “Legal / Accounting Services” or “Highly Skilled Professional “.
Only if the employer is a foreigner with a “Highly Skilled Professional” status of residence, he / she can continue to hire a domestic employee who had been employed before the foreigner came to Japan.
In this case, the status of residence of the domestic servant corresponds to “Specific Activity 2-2”.
The requirements are as follows:
1: Highly-skilled foreign personnel who are employers have not yet hired domestic servants.
2: At the time of application for change of residence status of domestic servants, the annual household income of highly-skilled foreign personnel who are employers must be 10 million JPY or more.
3: At the time of application for change of residence status of domestic servant, the employer, highly-skilled foreign personnel, has a child under the age of 13 or a spouse who cannot engage in daily domestic affairs due to illness, etc.
4: Being able to have daily conversations with domestic servants in the language used by the employer.
5: Household servants receive a monthly remuneration of 200,000 JPY or more.
6: The domestic servant must be 18 years of age or older.
7: It is recognized that there is no problem with the residence history of the domestic servant, mainly from the viewpoint of criminal record and tax obligation.
* In order to fall under the status of residence of “Specific Activity 2-2”, the employer must have been hiring a domestic employee for one year or more.
Also, if the employer returns to his / her home country, he / she must be with the domestic employee.
Domestic servants are not allowed to change employers.
Certificate of Eligibility <Designated Activity 1>