Working Part-time (Arubaito) In Japan | Study in Japan

Working Part-time (Arubaito) In Japan

About 76% of privately financed international students in Japan are working part-time. They earn about JPY 59,000 (MYR 2,300) per month on average.

By solely dependng on part-time work, it is imposible to cover all school expenses and cost of living. Be sure to make an approprate financial plan so that you do not have to depend too much on income from part-time work.

When engaging in part-time work in Japan, you must abide by the conditions stated below. Failure to do so may result in punishment an even deportation.
  1. Apply for permission to engage in activities other than that permitted under the status of residence previously granted at the nearest immigration services bureau.
  2. The part-time work does not affect your studies.
  3. The earned income is meant to supplement your academic cost and necessary expenses and not for saving or for remittance overseas.
  4. The part-time work engaged in is not in adult entertainment businesses. Noted: Prohibited by law
  5. Within 28 hours a week (up to eight hours a day during the long school holidays)
  6. The part-time work is done while you retain student status in an educational institution.