Ministry of Telecommunication Foreign Employment & Sports | Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment
Specified Skilled Workers Recruitment Program – Japan This is a special notice to inform the public regarding the signed memorandum of cooperation with Japan for the benefit of suitably qualified Sri Lankan youth for employment.
Based on this MOC, Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment will take the following steps to secure employment opportunities in Japan on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka.
1. Accreditations and Comparison of qualified skill levels to be recognized in Japan in respect of 14 identified professional sectors for which vocational training is given in Sri Lanka
2. Set relevant standards of Japanese language proficiency as required by Japan for each professional sector.
3. Establishment of consensus between two countries regarding conducting of examinations for evaluation of vocational and language skills.
4. Granting approval for the qualified Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies to recruit Sri Lankans under this program.
The above four steps are to be executed by the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment in due course and thereafter, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment will regulate the job orders that will be received from Japan in terms of provisions of the Act.
The public will be informed of the above details steps by steps in due course and until such time, institutions or individuals are not permitted to initiate any recruitment under this program.
Interested youth are requested not to be misguided by brokers or intermediaries and the SLBFE has not permitted any individual or institution so far to do any recruitment under this programme.