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Nov
2023
'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 46: Human Resources Mobility
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2022
What are the opportunities the EPA’s Human Resources Mobility provides to European professionals? Who are the affected professionals?
Factsheet: EPA & Contractual Service Suppliers
Contractual Service Suppliers and Independent Professionals of the EU are allowed to supply services and engage in business activities in Japan. Engineer or Specialist in international services and humanities previously recognised. The EPA specifies 38 sectors for CSS. Contractual Service Suppliers generally depend on EU-based employers.
Factsheet: EPA & Independent Professionals
The EPA’s schedule of Japan lists 38 sectors where specific commitments apply. There are no quotas for those professionals entering Japan. Professionals of the EU covered by Annex 8-B (Annex III) depend on EU-based employers, whereas professionals of the EU covered by Annex 8-B (Annex IV) do not depend on EU-based employers.
Factsheet: EPA & Short-term Business Visitors
The EU-Japan EPA grants professionals from EU countries access to Japan beyond what is secured by GATS. Access for short term business visitors (STBV) is outlined in the treaty for those employed by firms doing business in the host country. There are no quotas for STBV.STBV are tied to EU-based employers.
Factsheet: EPA & Investors and Business Visitors for Investment Purposes
Access for business visitors for investment purposes (BVIP) is outlined in the treaty for those employed by firms doing business in Japan and the European Union. No quotas for business visitors from the European Union entering Japan for investment purposes. Professionals of the EU covered by 8-B Annex III are generally tied to EU-based employers.
Factsheet: EPA & Intra-Corporate Transferees
The EU-Japan EPA grants access to professionals beyond what is secured by GATS. There are no quotas for business visitors for establishment purposes, intra-corporate transferees or investors from the European Union entering Japan. Professionals of the EU covered by 8-B Annex III are generally tied to EU-based employers.
Get ready for Japan
15
May
2023
The 2-week ‘Get Ready for Japan’ scheme offers EU managers the unique opportunity to experience and understand both the cultural and economic elements which define and explain Japan's business and technological achievements.

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