Visa for teaching English in EIKAIWA
(English conversation schools)
<Minimum requirement for getting a Work Visa in Japan>
Japan's immigration laws require you to have a bachelor’s degree (in any subject) to be eligible for a Work Visa. If you have a degree, and your native language is English, the procedure should be straightforward once you have found a company to sponsor you.
What type of Visa do you need to teach English at EIKAIWA
(English conversation schools) in Japan?
The usual choices are
1. Work Visa
2. Working Holiday Visa
Also you could
3. Enter on a tourist visa, search for work, then switch to a Work Visa.
A few large EIKAIWA schools have recruiting offices abroad, but the chance for getting a Work Visa sponsored by an EIKAIWA school before landing in Japan is quite small.
Starting work with a Working Holiday Visa, then, switching to a Work Visa is quite common.