Application for the 3rd Batch of Nurses and Caregivers for Japan is Now Open

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in cooperation with the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) is now accepting applicants for the recruitment of the 3rd batch of caregivers and nurses for Japan.

Based on the experience of the first and second  deployments, majority of the Japanese institutions prefer candidates  from age bracket 20  to  35 years old.   The institutions are also strict about the physical and psychological fitness of candidates.  Further, they are advised that they have to strictly observe training/work schedule which may include Saturdays/Sundays.

Pre-employment orientation shall soon commence for qualified applicants who have registered online and maintained an active status through the POEA e-registration system via  Knowledge of the Japanese language is an advantage.

Applicants must possess the following qualifications:


  1. Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
  2. With Board License;
  3. With at least three (3) years hospital experience; and
  4. Must be physically and psychologically fit


  1. A graduate from any four (4) year course and certified as a caregiver by TESDA; or a
  2. Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing; and
  3. Must be physically and psychologically fit

Qualified applicants shall personally submit the following documents to the Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, POEA Building, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City or register online at

  • A detailed resume with one piece 2×2 picture
  • College diploma (for caregiver applicant, diploma should be authenticated)
  • Transcript of Records
  • Valid PRC ID
  • Employment Certificates (for Nurse applicants)
  • Valid TESDA Certificate on Caregiving
  • Valid passport
  • Valid NBI Clearance (for travel abroad)

Qualified applicants from the Visayas and Mindanao area shall personally submit the above mentioned documents to the following addresses or register online at or :

POEA Regional Center for Visayas
Mezzanine Floor, LDM Building
M.J. Cuneco Avenue corner Legaspi City
Cebu City

POEA Regional Center for Mindanao
2nd Floor, AMYA II Building, Quimpo Boulevard  corner
Tulip Drive, Ecoland Davao City

Deadline for  submission of documents  is on  06 January 2011.  Priority will be given to registrants with complete documents.
Source: POEA

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