Nursing Jobs in Japan

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced last Wednesday that the recruitment of the second batch of caregivers and nurses under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) is now open.


  • Filipino registered nurses with at least three years experience are qualified to apply for training and employment in Japan.
  • Candidate caregivers should be a graduate of a four-year course and certified by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
  • Graduates of a nursing course may also apply as caregiver.

Qualified applicants must personally submit the following documents to the Manpower Registry Division, ground floor, POEA Bldg, Ortigas corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City or register online at A detailed resumè; diploma; transcript of records; Professional Regulation Commission license; employment certificates; valid TESDA certificate; original and photocopy of first page of valid passport; and one 2×2 picture.

“Qualified applicants from Cebu and Davao shall personally submit the above mentioned documents to the POEA Regional Offices in these regions,” POEA said in its website.

The Japanese government earlier said that it expects the arrival of the second batch of Filipino nurses and caregivers next year under the JPEPA.

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Source: Manila Bulletin

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