About EPA

It accepts foreign nurses and carers candidates based on the Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement, the Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement, and the exchange of notes based on the Japan-Vietnam Economic Partnership Agreement. These are not implemented in response to labor shortages in the nursing and nursing care fields, but are exceptionally conducted in a public framework based on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) from the viewpoint of strengthening cooperation between economic activities in the two countries is.>

Foreign candidates based on the Economic Partnership Agreement are supposed to work and train for a permitted period (3 years of nursing, 4 years of care) for the purpose of acquiring the national qualifications of nurses and care workers.

After obtaining qualifications, it is possible to stay and work as a nurse and a care worker (there is no limit on the number of renewals of the period of residence).

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Elderly people / people with disabilities

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Medical / Rehabilitation

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Early Childhood Education / College

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