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Enrollment Procedure

Procedures for participants with short-term visa

Application deadline is 1 month before the course starting date, however, please note that we will stop recruiting students when maximum class numbers have been reached.

1.Send us application form and make your tuition payment by wire transfer

By 1 month before starting date

2.After we have received your documents as well as payment, we will send you an admission certificate by EMS

1 month before starting date

3.Apply for a temporary visitor visa at the nearest Japanese Embassy (Consulate), if required (If the embassy/consulate requires you to state a reason for going to Japan, show them the admission certificate and receipt of payment)

2 to 3 weeks before starting date

4.Let us know your flight details including flight number, airline name and arrival time

2 weeks before starting date

5.You will receive host family information Please get overseas traveler insurance

About 10 days before starting date

6.Depart for Japan

7.We'll pick you up at Narita airport

(*Airport pick up service)

Arrival date

8.We take you to your host family's house

Procedures for applicants who need Student Visa

※We may need a lot of time to check your documents, as Immigration Japan checks your documents very thoroughly. Many applicants do not send in all the necessary information and therefore their applications are rejected. Please be sure to send in all pertinent documents as early as possible to expedite the application procedure.
* We will stop accepting students when maximum class numbers are reached
Procedure Starting dates & deadline
April July October January
Send necessary documents and processing fee to our institute. We will stop accepting when maximum class numbers are reached Aug ~ Oct Jan ~ Feb Mar ~ Apr July~Aug
We translate and check all the documents you sent to us Oct ~ Nov Feb ~ Mar Apr ~ May Aug ~Sep
We hand your documents into Immigration Office in Japan End of Nov Mid of Mar End of May Mid of Sep.
Immigration Office checks your documents Dec ~ Feb Mar ~ May May ~ Aug Sep ~ Nov
When your documents are confirmed by Immigration Office, a Certificate of Eligibility (Permission from Japanese Government to be granted a Student visa) is issued End of Feb End of May End of Aug. End of Nov.
We invoice the rest of the fees (Registration fee and Tuition for 1 year, Maintenance fee & Social Activity fee) End of Feb End of May End of Aug End of Nov
Applicants remit the invoiced fee to our bank account Beg of Mar Beg of Jun Beg of Sep Beg of Dec
After confirmation of payment, we send the Admission Certificate and the Certificate of Eligibility to you Mid of Mar Beg of Jun Mid of Sep Mid of Dec
Applicants hand in the documents to apply for the visa at the Japanese embassy Mid of Mar Mid of Jun Mid of Sep Mid of Dec
Depart to Japan Beg of Apr Beg of July Beg of Oct Beg of Jan