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Work As A Caregiver or Nurse in Japan

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced through their website that they are now accepting applicants for the hiring of the 2nd batch of nurses and caregivers to Japan. Similar to the 1st recruitment, the POEA will handle the recruitment with the help of the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS). This is still a part of Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA).

Read the requirements and details on how to submit application here.

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  • im intersted to work as a caregiver. What are the requirements should i need? Thank You!!!

  • angelina t. caceres

    sana tumanggap na rin ng college level sa japan para maka apply na rin ako.please


  • carmela

    hi kath. i think you have a big chance of being hired as a caregiver but to be sure you may direct your queries to POEA. you may contact them at 722-1144 or 7221155

  • Mercedes Joie Aquino

    gud day po!!! i want to apply po sna as caregiver,,,newly grad po ako..BSNursing…katetake ko lng ng board exam last nov.but i am decided na whether pumasa or hindi,,gusto kong mg apply as caregiver sa Japan..hiring pa po ba???thanks!!!

  • carmela

    yes hiring pa. you can submit your application here: http://www.eregister.poea.gov.ph/ereg/ereg.asp

  • good day! pwede po bang mag apply ng caregiver kahit ang expirience ay sa bahay lang. nag alaga po ako ng lola at mga bata. I am interested in applying for a job like in japan and im amuch willing to work abroad.

  • gemmalyn

    hi poh im gemmalyn pwede rin po bang mag apply khit poh n wala pong certicate of school kung san po nag nag aral ng caregiver but i have xperience nman poh about sa work n yun kc poh nag care giver din poh ako sa pinas almost 2 years poh. qualified poh bah ako sa in yun .thnx poh here d po k u mag sisisi sa kin kc poh hard working poh ako here po ang contact no.q 09092494378

  • mercy

    Good day! I am interested to apply as caregiver in Japan until when is the application for second batch? thanks

  • carmela

    to mercy: the selection process is expected to be done before this month ends so it is recommended to submit your application early. you can register online: http://www.eregister.poea.gov.ph/ereg/ereg.asp

    good luck

  • carmela

    to matea and gemmalyn: work experience and caregiver certificate is a must, especially because there are a lot of qualified applicants fighting for the same position.

  • jinallen mendez

    i’m an underboard nursing ng-abroad na po ako sa riyadh, im working as a staff nurse for 2 years umuwi ako dito para mgtake ng board exam last nov 2009, but willing ako mg-work as caregiver kahit na wala pa result ng exam..

  • criansantos

    2 years graduate po ako as Respiratory Therapist at currently working as Respiratory Therapist for 10 years here in middle east at may tesda certificate sa caregiver,willing din po akung mag work as caregiver sa Japan qualified din kaya po ako kahit na walang actual 6 months school caregiving experience,pero ang work ko ay sa Hospital direct patients care and clinical management.

  • carleen

    hello po! I am a midwifery student and graduated last 2002. i am not yet a board exam passer but i was hired as nanny of a newborn baby for about two years after i graduated.. and become a local caregiver of a bedridden patient for almost three years..i want to apply as a caregiver in any country, do you think i am qualified for this job? pls help…thank you and God bless!

    PS. i can get a certificate of competency in healthcare field..more power!

  • rosell

    hi po. i’m roselle, a caregiver certified by TESDA pero undergraduate parin po ako, pwede po ba ako mag apply as caregiver kahit undergraduate?

  • Nolyn

    Good Morning,

    I am very interested to apply as a caregiver sa japan. maka apply kaya ako? hindi kasi ako nursing sana matulungan ako please.

    Thank you and God Bless always,

  • roger

    hello!! good day, just want to ask if this recruitment is still ongoing i am currently working here in saudi arabia as a nurse and wanted to work in japan . If ever recruitment is still ongoing pls send me the address where i can submit my credentials. thanks a lot.

  • Nolan

    How can I activate my online registration. I visited my status of application, it was not yet activated? Thank you.

  • good day,
    I’m Ana! Graduate po ako ng Caregiver sa Professional Caregiver and training center. Pasado din po ako sa TESDA and 4th place po ako ng gumradweyt sa caregiver. Sayang nga lang po dahil di ko natapos 1st yr sa kolehiyo. But luckily 6yrs na po akong nagwowork sa isang private hospital as nursing aide. But before po ako ma hire don nagka experience po ako as private duty caregiver sa ilan din po na cancer patient. I want to know po sa if pupwede din po kaya akong makapasa sa Japan Caregiver ngayon. Nakapag aral na din po ako ng japanese language at ako po yung isang taga communicate sa pasyente na japanese pag di po makapag english or tagalog.

  • hi! im interested to apply as caregiver, i finished BSN but unfortunately i failed to pay my tuition fee that’s y they dont release my TOR and Diploma.

  • chieng2x

    Good day,
    ask ko lang if pwede po ba akong maka work as a caregiver 3rd year nursing po ako.

  • good day!

    hi po im certified caregiver,kakagraduate q lng nun january last year complete training po ako mula tesda at redcross. my o.j.t ako for 1 month kso wla p akong experience after q mkgrad. qualified p kya ako for japan?

  • good day po.l like to apply as caregiver in japan.I have finished my caregiver course at Our Lady of Fatima Valenzuela last September.Pasado rin po ako ng health care provider and caregiving NCII ng Tesda at Achiever rin po ako sa Tesda Nihongo Skills Program ng ating Pangulo last July.Graduate rin po ako ng B.S. Banking and Finance sa Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.Gustong gusto ko po magtrabaho sa japan.Nihon e ikitai desu.Arigatou Gozaimasu….

  • “gs2 ko po mkapgtrabaho sa japan as caregiver, dati po ako nagtrbho sa govt.( 4 yrs.), nag resign po ako dahil nag decide ako na mag work na lang sa abroad kasi mag college na ang mga anak ko. Sana ma2lungan nyo po ako…”

  • liza

    hello po!ask ko lang po kung wen ung 3rd batch hiring ng JPEPA for caregiver.thanks a lot!

  • carmela

    hi liza. thanks for dropping by and for leaving a comment. i think next year na yung next hiring ng JPEPA. wala pang reports na maghahire sila ulit e. anyway marami namang ibang countries na may opening din for nurses and caregivers.

  • cristina

    hello po,i want to apply as a care giver in japan magkano na po ba ang sahod? i study 6 month care giver and i am a teacher passer in board exam, now im here in singapore working in the house andook after 3 children, poydi ba po akong mag apply ng care giver?

  • gud day,can i aplY??

  • nery

    gud pm, im registered midwife but my experience was on home delivery service for almost 10 years, Im also graduated in Bachelor Community Service. Maari po b ako ma qualify even i have no tesda certificate?. Thanks

  • yelena

    hello pwed ba makapag enrol ng caregiver kahit hindi pa ako nakagradute ng highscool interesado po kasi talaga…

  • carmela

    hi yelena. first things first. focus on your high school education first. when you’re done with it, you can enroll in a caregiver course.

  • glaiza

    im a bachelor degree in Bus. Administration..But took up Caregiver.I really want to work abroad?Where and how can i apply?will it took long??

  • mjay

    hello…. i just want to know if how can i apply because i’m a caregiver here in israel but i want to go out of the country, and i’m very eager to apply as a caregiver also in japan if there still available and if i’m qualified for it. thanks!



  • carmela

    Hi carmela. the hiring of caregivers in japan is handled by POEA. please direct your inquiry to them. i think this recruitment ended months ago though.

  • erna t. lorica

    sana bigyan kmi ng chance kahit dkami  RN  para maka work naman kmi sa japan ulit

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