Kyoto Styudy

For those considering study abroad in Kyoto For international students in Kyoto

Part-time Jobs

There are necessary applications and requirements for international students to work part-time in Kyoto (Japan). If you plan to work part-time after coming to Japan, please check the details in advance.

In order to start part-time work

In order to start part-time work

When engaging in part-time work, it is necessary to submit an application for “Permission to Engage in Activity Other Than That Permitted under the Status of Residence Previously Granted” to the Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau Kyoto Branch beforehand and obtain approval. Usually, you can receive one at the airport when you enter the country. If you did not dign up for “Permission to Engage in Activity Other Than That Permitted under the Status of Residence Previously Granted” at the point of immigration, go sign up at the Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau Kyoto Branch.

●Necessary documents for application

Conditions for part-time work

No more than 28 hours per week. (During long breaks such as summer break, no more than 8 hours a day, and 40 hours a week.)

●Main places of work for international students

  • □ Hotels and inns
  • □ Restaurants (from fast food outlets and restaurants)
  • □ Language tutors teaching English and other languages

●Prohibited places of part-time work

The adult entertainment businesses, bars and snack bars where you sit together with customers Working at sex-related businesses or businesses that arouse passion for gambling (pachinko and mahjong parlors) is prohibited, even if dishwashing or cleaning.