How to get a job


Sign up

First, please register as a member of the website and create a “My Page” by clicking the "Sign-up" button on the BOW homepage.

Please enter your information according to the contents of the Sign-up form. Upon completion of registration, a verification e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address.

Once your e-mail address has been verified, you will be able to "Sign-in" .

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Create your profile and resume

Click the Sign-in button on the BOW homepage to go to “My page”.

Please enter your detailed information, qualifications, skills, education, and work experience in the "My profile" and " My Resume" menus on the My page.

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Upload your documents

Please upload the required documents from the "Documents" menu on My page.

  • Photo of the applicant
  • Copy of Residence Card (back side/front side)
  • Copy of Japanese language qualification certificate
  • Copy of Certificate of Eligibility for Technical Intern Training
  • Copy of certificate of qualification for Specified Skilled Worker

If you are unable to prepare certificates, you do not need to upload them.
Once the documents have been uploaded, your application is ready to be submitted.

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Apply for a job

Click the "Apply Now" button on the details page of the job you wish to apply for.

You can check the status of your application from the "Applied jobs" menu on "My page".

If you have any questions about jobs, please contact us from the "Message" menu on "My page". You can also contact us via Facebook Messenger .

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Interview with staff at BOW

You will have an interview with the BOW staff online. More information about the interview will be sent by message or by Messenger

In the interview, we will check your career background, educational background, Japanese language ability, desired conditions, etc., and introduce the contents and conditions of the job you apply for.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding employment in Japan


Document Sreening

The first step in proceeding to the selection process is document screening. We will ask the recruiting company to check your resume.

*Resume will be created by BOW, but we may check necessary items, so make sure to check the contact from BOW frequently.

After passing the document screening, we will prepare for the interview.


Interview with recruiting companies

Interviews with recruiting companies will be held once or twice. (online or face-to-face) Before the interview with the recruiting company, you will have an interview with the BOW staff in terms of information sharing such as Japanese language advice, clothing, and schedule.


Job offer

BOW staff will contact you as soon as a job offer is confirmed.
We also discuss economic conditions, so please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns.


Preparing to join the company

After the job offer is confirmed, we will prepare for your joining the company.
Especially when applying for a visa, communication with our staff will increase, so please check contact from BOW frequently.

  • Visa Application/Switch Application
  • Employment contract
  • Procedures for public institutions (notification of change of address/acquisition of necessary documents related to visa application, etc.)
  • Apartment contract
  • Phone contract
  • Joining orientation etc

Visa issuance

It takes about one to two months from application to issuance of a visa.
*The number of days it takes to issue a visa varies depending on the immigration congestion situation and the situation of the foreigner himself/herself.


Start of work

Once the visa is issued, it’s time to start working.
Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any concerns regarding the start of work.