Do I meet for the “Highly Skilled Professional 1b”?
Calculation HSP Points
It is essential to understand the calculation method for the Highly Skilled Professional points. The points are awarded for various factors such as:
Education: Points are based on the highest level of education achieved, including bachelor’s, master’s, MBA, and doctoral degrees (excluding professional degrees like Juris Doctor). Having multiple degrees in different fields may result in extra points.
Work Experience: Relevant work experience in the intended field is considered. Part-time work is excluded. Proof of work experience must be provided with documents such as employment and resignation certificates.
The expected annual salary for the upcoming year is considered. If the expected salary is less than 3 million yen, the applicant will not be eligible for the Highly Skilled Professional status.
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The applicant’s age at the time of application is considered, with particular attention given to milestone ages such as 30 and 35 years old.
Japanese Language Ability
Japanese Language Ability: Points are awarded based on the applicant’s proficiency in Japanese, measured by the JLPT N1 or N2 level or the BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test scores.
Graduated School: Graduates from Japanese universities receive extra points. Additional points are given to those who graduated from specific high-ranking institutions in Japan or abroad.
Professional Certifications: Points are awarded for holding IT certifications, foreign lawyer qualifications, international accounting certifications, and actuarial qualifications.
Other factors: Points may be awarded for research papers, investment management work, and the applicant’s affiliated institution’s status.
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