IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 24 Dec 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

Effective 24 December 2013, relaxed criteria were added to the points-based immigration program of Japan for highly skilled workers.
 
Under the revised rules, income earned from a foreign employer will count toward the annual income requirement; MBA holders will be entitled to additional points; and the requirements for bringing in certain family members will be eased. 

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