•   over 9 years ago

Working Visa in Japan

If a friend of mine is currently working in Japan with a Visa, does that qualify for "residency" for the Japan prize?


  • Manager   •   over 9 years ago

    That will qualify the residency requirement. Tell him he must have a Japanese bank account to receive award funds if he ends up winning the competition.

  •   •   over 9 years ago

    If he were to team up with people who are U.S residents, does that pose any problems?

    I'm assuming if the team wins, he gets the money, but then it is on his honor to distribute the funds to the rest of the team? I'm assuming the App/system should be registered with his challenge post account, or is it okay, if it is registered with a U.S resident challenge post account, but he (the Japanese working visa resident) is identified as team member?

  • Manager   •   over 9 years ago

    @Peter T remember there are many prizes to compete for. The award is a Japanese prize to promote the developer community there. It seems that since your team is primarily US residents - perhaps focus on the general Devcup prizes to be safe.

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