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Application Key Points

Eligibility

  • Students must have completed 12 years of school education outside of Japan. They must have the intention to complete their course.
  • For students studying the University Preparatory Course (Prep. Course 2), less than 12 years of overseas school education is permitted (Form 5).
  • Students wishing to enter university or vocational school must be 18 years of age or older at the time of their admission.

Number of Acceptances

April enrollment (1 year course) 100 people
October enrollment (1.5 year course) 60 people

Application period

April enrollment (1 year course)

admission 9/1-10/31 the previous year

October enrollment (1.5 year course) admission 3/1-4/28 in the same year
※Please note that in some cases applications may be closed ahead of schedule due to the number of applicants.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥20,000
Payable at the time of application via bank transfer or Western Union.
Please refer to the "Payment"page for payment methods.
In the case that the application fee is not confirmed by the closing date of the application period, we may regard your application as cancelled.
Any remittance charges or fees are the responsibility of the payer.
Once received, the application fee is non-refundable under all conditions.

Application Documents

Applicant identification documents

Application for admission  
Statement of reasons for enrollment Written in native language or in English.
Questionnaire  
Letter of intent to study abroad  
High school or college diploma or certificate of graduation Copies are not allowed. A certified copy of certificate is permitted.  Those who are currently at school are requested to submit a certificate of their expected graduation date, followed by the graduation certificate as soon after graduating as possible. Those who withdrew from high school early must submit a certificate of enrollment or a leaving certificate.
Transcripts for each year of high school or university. Copies are not allowed. Certified copies are permitted. Students who have taken a national standardized test are requested to submit a copy of that transcript also.
Copy of passport Those who have a passport are required to submit a copy. For those who have been to Japan previously, please include copies of all pages with immigration stamps for Japan.
Six photos 4 cm x 3 cm, facing the front, upper body, taken within the past 3 months. Write the name and nationality on the back.
Health certificate The designated form from this school, signed and recorded by a doctor.
※The following is only to be submitted by applicable applicants
Transcript and certificate of attendance issued by the school or institution in Japan Only for persons with a history of schooling or exchange in Japan
Copy of Residence Card or Alien Registration Card (front and back) of relatives living within Japan Only for persons with relatives residing within Japan

Documents to prove financial capacity to live in Japan (A/B/C as applicable below)

A: if any relatives living outside of Japan will be paying living expenses and tuition fees, etc.
Statement of financial support Must be filled in sponsor’s own handwriting. In the living expenses column, please indicate the amount of money planning to be remitted monthly for the student’s living expenses.
Certificate of proof of sponsor’s bank balance The account balance and date must be clear, and the document must be signed by a bank manager. A certificate bearing a company name is invalid.
Certificate of employment of sponsor
(Either a. or b.)
a. A certificate issued by the place of employment, if working as a company employee.
b. If working as an executive or owner of a private enterprise, a certification of registration or a business permit stating the sponsor’s name and company name.
Proof of relationship between sponsor and applicant Official copy of family register, a birth certificate, or other documentation that proves the relationship between the sponsor and applicant.
Certificate of the sponsor’s annual income The sponsor’s individual annual income tax certificate, or a certificate issued by their company (that notes the sponsor’s personal annual income).
B:If any relatives living within Japan will be paying living expenses and tuition fees, etc.
Statement of financial support Must be filled in sponsor’s own handwriting. In the living expenses column, please indicate the amount of money planning to be remitted monthly for the student’s living expenses.
Certificate of proof of sponsor’s bank balance  
Resident card A record of every member of the household.
Proof of relationship between sponsor and applicant Official copy of family register, a birth certificate, or other documentation that proves the relationship between the sponsor and applicant.
Certificate of employment of sponsor
(either a, b or c)
a. A certificate issued by the place of employment, if working as a company employee.
b. A company registration document and work certificate, if working as a company executive.
c. A copy of final income tax return form stamped by the tax office (returnable) and a work certificate issued by themself for the owner of a personal business.
Certificate of the sponsor’s annual income Tax declaration certificate issued by the ward or city office (showing sponsor’s annual income).
C:if the applicant will be paying.
Statement of financial support The applicant must complete in their own handwriting. In the living expenses column, fill in the amount of money that you will prepare monthly as living expenses.
Certificate of proof of applicant’s bank balance The account balance and date must be clear, and the document must be signed by a bank manager.
Certificate of applicant’s employment  
Certificate of applicant’s annual income Tax certificate of the applicant's personal annual income, or certificate issued by their company (stating the applicant’s personal annual income).

Application Selection Method

Application procedures vary by region.

Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam
Applying from a region with an agency:

Applying from other regions:

Gather the necessary documents, and please send them by mail or EMS.
Please feel free to consult us if you have any questions regarding the application documents.
※ In regards to your submitted documentation, contact our school. Each region has its own agency. For any first-time exchange students concerned about gathering the required documents, please feel free to contact them.

Application process from regions with an agency (applying through an overseas agency)

Students enrolling in April Students enrolling in October Application form Agency ABK Japanese Course
September to November March to May Agency selection
Contact the agency
   
  Application process & Application document information   
Prepare application documents
Application submission
Payment of entrance examination fee
Application document receipt
  Application document sorting
Application submission
Application document receipt
Admissions selection
(web interviews)
(web interviews)      
Late November Early June   Admission selection results notification Admission selection results notification
Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status application delivery
December June Admission fee payment
Enrollment confirmation form submission
※The following is only for certain applicants
Housing application
Examination for Japanese University Admission application request
   
End of February Late August (Immigration Bureau) Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status issued
March September   Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status result notification
Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status result notification
Tuition fee payment
    Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status and enrollment permit document submitted
(Passport acquisition)
Visa acquisition
Airline ticket arrangement
Airline ticket arrangement  
Beginning of April Late September Japan immigration    
Early April End of September Entrance ceremony, orientation and class designations
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If you are applying for yourself, please here.

Overseas Offices Contact List

MALAYSIA/SINGAPORE

陆培春留日中心 LUpeichun Japan Education Centre (LUJEC)

负责全马来西亚。
ADDRESS 1001, 10th Floor, Selangor Kompleks Jalan Sultan, 50000, Kuala Lumpur
TEL +603-2026-2319
MOBILE 012-317-5038
E-Mail lupeichunkl@gmail.com
WEB SITE http://www.lujec.edu.my

三笠野日语与留日中心 MIKASANO ACADEMIC CENTRE

负责滨城及吉打地区
ADDRESS No. 4A, Jalan Perai Jaya, Bandar Perai Jaya, 13600 Perai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
TEL +604-399-3191
MOBILE 019-411-3191
016-414-3191
E-Mail info@mikasano.com
WEB SITE http://mikasano.com

SOUTH KOREA

ABK exclusive agency

도꼬모 일본유학

ADDRESS 경기도 부천시 부광로 41번길 27, 중앙하이츠맨션A동 301호
TEL +822-2285-2073
MOBILE 010-3313-0073
E-Mail docomouhak@naver.com
WEB SITE http://www.docomouhak.com

TAIWAN

①ABK exclusive agency

維維留日相談室

ADDRESS 新北市板橋區民生路2段250號4樓(捷運新埔站4號出口)
TEL +886-2-2368-2388
MOBILE +886-2-8686-2659
E-Mail vivi@vivijapan.tw
②Other agency

日鏵國際企劃股份有限公司(JPTIP Co., Ltd.)

ADDRESS 台北市中正區襄陽路1號(國泰金控大樓)7樓
TEL +886-2-2331-1008
E-Mail webmaster@jptip.com.tw
WEB SITE http://www.jptip.com.tw/

ACD留學情報站

ADDRESS 台北市忠孝東路四段297號12樓
TEL +886-2-8771-4088
E-Mail jp.info@acd.com.tw
WEB SITE http://www.acd.com.tw/

青山外語(台北校)

ADDRESS 台北市忠孝西路一段100號8F
TEL +886-2-2361-6530
E-Mail chingshan.jp@gmail.com
WEB SITE http://www.chingshan.com.tw/

青山外語(高雄校)

ADDRESS 高雄市中山一路240號4樓
TEL +886-7-235-7065
E-Mail sha930727@gmail.com
WEB SITE http://www.chingshan.com.tw/

櫻花日語學園

ADDRESS 高雄市新興區六合二路1號6F
TEL +886-7-285-5560
E-Mail takayama@sakura-jp.com.tw
WEB SITE http://www.sakura-jp.com.tw/

太郎花子日本留學機構

ADDRESS 台北市重慶南路一段57號14F-18
TEL +886-2-2312-1006
E-Mail tarohanako.jpstudy@gmail.com

CHINA

金吉列出国留学咨询服务有限公司

ADDRESS 北京市建国门外大街永安东里米阳大厦5层(永安里地铁C口向南50米
TEL +86-10-65685656
E-Mail jiayuanyuan@jjl.cn
WEB SITE http://www.jjl.cn/

上海市出入境服务中心有限公司

ADDRESS (東京事務所)東京都豊島区北大塚1-13-4オーク大塚ビル6F
(上海事务所)上海普陀区陕西北路1006室(财富时代ビル)
TEL (東京事務所)+81-3-5972-1611
(上海事务所)+86-21-31576300
WEB SITE http://liuxue.jpwind.com/
http://www.jpwind.com/

THAI

TPA สมาคมส่งเสริมเทคโนโลยี(ไทย-ญี่ปุ่น)

ADDRESS 5-7 ซ.สุขุมวิท 29 ถ.สุขุมวิท แขวงคลองเตยเหนือ เขตวัฒนา กรุงเทพฯ 10110
TEL +662-259-9160
E-Mail saowaluk@tpa.or.th
WEB SITE http://www.tpa.or.th

JEDUCATION (Lighthouse Info Service Co.,Ltd.)

ADDRESS 287 อาคารลิเบอร์ตี้สแควร์ ชั้น 23 ห้อง 2303 ถนนสีลม บางรัก กทม. 10500
TEL +662-267-7726
E-Mail ask@jeducation.com
WEB SITE http://www.jeducation.com

INDONESIA

Overseas Studies Services

ADDRESS Apartemen Mediterania Lagoon Residences Tower A/03/C, Jalan Landasanpacu, Kemayoran, Jakarta 10630, Indonesia
TEL +62-21-2664-5483
E-Mail pinglingarief@gmail.com

JASMIN (Japanese Studies on Multicultural society in Indonesia)

ADDRESS Jl. Kalidami 14-16 Surabaya, 60285, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
TEL +62-31-5967010
E-Mail terangsudjadi@gmail.com
WEB SITE http://asjasmin1.blogspot.jp

Application process for those living in regions without agencies (Applying for yourself)

For those applicants living in regions other than those stated above, please apply directly through the school.
Inquiry to Japanese Language Institute directly

Public Foundation for the Asian Students Cultural Association Japanese Course

Address Asia Bunka Kaikan, Honkomagome 2-12-13, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8642
Phone 03-3946-2171
FAX 03-3946-7599
E-Mail nihongo@abk.or.jp
We respond to inquiries in English and Chinese.

Application guidance for Japan residents

Please prepare all the necessary documents and submit them to our school or send them via email.
※Please feel free to consult us about the application documents.
※In regards to your submitted documentation, contact our school.

Application Key Points

Eligibility

  • Persons currently holding residential status in Japan (permanent residents, Japanese spouse, long-term residents, family dependant etc) and who will maintain residential status while enrolled at the school. - You cannot apply under short-term stay visa conditions.
  • Students must have completed 12 years of school education outside Japan They must have the intention to complete their course. - Persons with less than 12 years’ secondary education completion (Form 5) are allowed, as well as those who are expecting to complete their education.
  • Students wishing to enter university or vocational school must be 18 years or over at the time of their enrollment to those institutions.
  • Applicants currently holding a “Study” visa or a “Designated Activities” visa, please contact us specially.

Number of Acceptances

Small number of people

Application period

April enrollment (1 year course) Must be received between the 15th December in the previous year to the 15th March in the current year.
October enrollment (1.5 years course) Must be received between the 1st July to the 15th August in the current year.
※Please note that the application period may close early or we may not take applicants in some cases.

Cost

  1 year course
(April enrollment)
1.5 years course
(October enrollment)
Entrance Examination Fee Exempt Exempt
Admission fee ¥80,000 ¥80,000
Tuition fee ¥720,000 ¥1,080,000
Total ¥800,000 ¥1,160,000
Tuition includes teaching materials, facilities, funds for extracurricular activities, and insurance fees.
Tuition is payable every six months. (¥360,000 / 6 months)

Application Documents

1.Admission application For mailing address, telephone number, FAX number, please list both "Japan" and "home country".
2.Reason for attendance Description details and quantity are also selection entries. If you plan to enrol in graduate school, please attach an appendix containing your study plan (details of what your field of research will be, in your own style).
3.Two photographs 4 cm x 3 cm, facing the front, upper body, taken within the past 3 months. Write the name and nationality on the back.
4.Copy of passport Photo page, the current visa page, and all past immigration stamp pages.
5.Copy of Residence Card (or Alien Registration Certificate), front and back A copy of the applicant's residence card. Copies of all members of your family’s residence cards.
6.Copy of your national health insurance certificate  
7.Original of academic background (high school or university) graduation certificate (or diploma) or a certificate stating intention to graduate. Copies are not allowed. Certified copies of graduation certificates are permitted.
8.School transcript (high school or university) The results from each grade in all subjects. Copies are not allowed. Certified copies are permitted.
9.Japanese language school attendance and transcripts (when attendance while enrolled is above 90%)  
※7 & 8 are for applicable applicants only.

※9 is applicable only for applicants who were enrolled in a Japanese language school in Japan.

Applying for yourself

Inquiry to Japanese Language Institute directly

Public Foundation for the Asian Students Cultural Association Japanese Course

Address Asia Bunka Kaikan, Honkomagome 2-12-13, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8642
Phone 03-3946-2171
FAX 03-3946-7599
E-Mail nihongo@abk.or.jp
We respond to inquiries in English and Chinese.