• This program provides foreigners working in Japan or who want to work in Japan with a support system and a chance to find the right job at a Japanese company by participating in the international job fair.​
  • Japanese companies aim to further promote the participation of foreigners in Japanese society by employing them to develop innovation, new products and services. Additionally, this will improve the competitiveness of overseas business expansion.


  • Malaysia​

    Sat.7th-Sun.8th, November 2020

    Note: Each company will give an online career seminar of approximately one hour about their company.
    The detailed schedule for each city is here.

  • Indonesia​

    Sat.21th-Sun.22th, November 2020

    Note: Each company will give an online career seminar of approximately one hour about their company.
    The detailed schedule for each city is here.

  • India

    Sat.12th-Sun.13th, December 2020

    Note: Each company will give an online career seminar of approximately one hour about their company.
    The detailed schedule for each city is here.

New Registration​/新規登録

Registration is now closed.

Benefits of participating in Job Fair

❶ Cost Savings

Participation in the job fair is free​*
This job fair is sponsored by the Government of Japan so there is no registration fee or participation fee for the career seminars.*Internet communication costs are at your own expense.You can save on airfare.
You can learn about Japanese companies without having to come to Japan, and you can get a job offer to work at a Japanese company while remaining in your home country.

❷ Efficident recruitment scheme using an an online system​​

You can interview with Japanese companies that you are interested in.​
All career seminars will be given online*. You can participate in many career seminars remotely.
Moreover, you can upload your CV onto a web management system which will increase your chances that you will be scouted by companies thta participated in the seminars. These companies can invite you to interview.
*Live stream with Q&A session

❸ Full Support System​

We will support your job search locally in Japan both before and after the job fair.
We will provide guidance on how to search for a job in Japan, how to interview, and how to write a CV before the job fair so you can participate with confidence. We will also offer career consulting for getting a job in Japan after the job fair.

Flow to Job Fair participation​

Registering your My Page

Write your name and email address, select the city you will participate from, and other details in “New Registration/新規登録” on the homepage or the above URL. You will receive an email to your registered email address once you confirm the registration.

Note: See the web management system manual (PDF) for details.

Editing the information on your My Page​

Once you have confirmed your registration, click the link in the email that you receive to your registered email address. Add information about yourself that is required for applications to companies, such as your education, skills, and CV on this page.
Enter your skills and employment history on your My Page. Additionally, uploading your CV increases the chances that interested companies will approach you.

Applying to companies​

Browse company information from your My Page and apply to your desired companies.
You will then receive a link to participate in the online career seminar.
The companies you apply to can brose your education history, skills, and CV that you uploaded to your My Page. (Companies that you do not apply to cannot browse the information that you have uploaded to your My Page.)

Online Career Seminars

Please participate in the online career seminars.
Notes: You must reserve a seat in the seminar in advance.
For details of how to join the online system, see the Cisco user manual (PDF).​

Selection and Interview

The company recruiter will be able to contact you to begin the selection procdess and conduct an interview after the online career seminar.

The contact method and interview selection, schedule, and process is different for each company.

Message form Job Offers in 2019​

With the hope of becoming an highly skilled engineer

Marciella Guirralda/Indonesia

My co-workers are also very caring and great mentors. They try to explain well and appreciated our work and always gives feedback for me. That is why I get confidence boost to do even better in the next project. It is a little bit difficult because everything is in Japanese. Working in Japan means I will get both experiences, life experience in Japan, and also challenging working experience.

Risky Christofel Wuwungan/Indonesia

The Job fair provided sufficient information about the participating company that is very helpful for the applicant in order to choose the suitable company for them. I never found this good practice in previous Job fair. I want express my gratitude to Japan Government METI, because already held this Job fair and already open the new great opportunity for work in Japan.

To become a bridge between India and Yamanashi

Kanishka Vohra/India

It has been my dream to work in Japan since I was a child.Japan has a high level of technology and I have always wanted to learn about new things. I have always wanted to experience the work environment in Japan.
By participating in this job fair, I was challenged for contribute to society by creating new products and technologies on my own.

Karan Bisht/India

This is the great initiative for those who want to work in Japan. This is not just only good for the employee but this is also good for the employer because from this they can find right candidate for their company. This is conducted by Japan Government, so there is no doubt about fraud. I would like to thanks to the METI Japan. Thank you so much.


Can I participate via a smartphone?
Yes, you can. Once you register on the website and complete the company entry, you will receive a link for the seminar to be held on the day. Download the app before the event, and then participate in a place with a strong Wi-Fi or other internet connection.

Is there a participation fee?
No, it is free to register and participate in the career seminars. However, you must pay for any communication fees that are required for you to participate.

I don't speak Japanese. Are there positions available for non-Japanese speakers?
Last year a number of non-Japanese speakers received employment offers.

Is this recruitment for trainees?
No. This is recruitment, in principle, for people who meet the visa criterion of Researcher, Engineer/Specialist in Humanities/International Services, Business Manager, or Legal/Accounting Services in “Visa eligibility in specialist/technical fields” of the highly skilled professional visa class.

What kind of companies will participate?
Last year, companies in a wide range of industries from all over Japan participated, with companies in the manufacturing industry being the most, then companies in the IT, tourism and services, and construction industries.

I've just graduated and I don't have any experience. Can I still enter?
Participants in their early to mid-20s were the most to receive employment offers last year, but new graduates also received a lot of offers.

I don't want to work in Japan. Are there any positions available in my home country?
Many companies exhibit with the purpose of employing people to work in Japan, but some companies may also be exhibiting for the purpose of employing people in their subsidiaries overseas.

Please tell me about the selection process and procedures post employment offer.
“Every company is different, so participate in the career seminars for more details.”

Is there a limit to the number of participants for each career seminar?
“The number of participants for each career seminar is limited to 1,000 people. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register as soon as possible.”

Is there a dress code?
“As you can participate from your home, you can wear whatever you like. However, because some companies want to see participant faces during the career seminar, we recommend that you wear a collared shirt.”

I want to check that my application was successfully completed.
“After registering, a list of company career seminars that you have applied for will appear on your My Page, so you can check whether your application was successful or not there.”

What language will the career seminar be conducted in?
“This will depend on the company, but most will be conducted either in English or the local language.”

Can I ask questions during the career seminar?
“Yes, you can.”

New Registration​/新規登録

Registration is now closed.