１．Authorized Activity to Engage In
Activities which require technology and/or knowledge should be related with physical science, engineering or other natural science fields.
Activities described as above should be performed on the basis of a contract with public or private organizations in Japan.
Activities authorized for Engineer should be excepted those of "Professor", "Invester/Business Manager", "Medical Services", "Researcher", "Instructor", "Intra-company Transferee" and "Entertainer".
２．Requirement for Status of Engineering
The requirement shown as follows should be fulfilled to obtain the status of "Engineer".
（１）The applicant must have graduated and/or completed a course at a college or acquired equivalent education majoring in the subject.
The subject described as above is relevant to the skills and/or knowledge necessary for performing the job concerned with.
Or, the applicant must have at least 10 years' experience.
The 10 years can include the period of time spent studying the relevant skills and knowledge at college, "Koutousenmongakkou", senior high school and the latter course of secondary educational school.
Or that can include the period of time during a specialized course of study at an advanced vocational school. ("Senshugakkou")
（２）The applicant should be paid no less salary than that of Japanese citizen for comparable work.
About described requirement in item 1 as above, the applicant need not be fulfilled at the case shown as follows.
The applicant is to engage in a work that requires skills and/or knowledge concerning information processing, and passed the examination on information processing skills that is designated by the Minister of Justice in the Official Gazette.
Or the applicant has obtained the qualification on information processing skills that is designated by Minister of Justice in the Official Gazette.