Admission for Preparatory Courses

This is for the persons who will enter Japan and be enrolled in our school with newly acquired "Student" visa.

This is for the persons who already hold long-term visa. (Usually, we accept applications from residents in Japan after the deadline for those from overseas.)

1.Application from overseas

This is for the persons who will enter Japan and be enrolled in our school with newly acquired "Student" visa.
※The following description is the outline. Please refer to [1. Application guidelines] and [2. Admissions guide for preparatory course] for details.

  April Course, 2022
<Application from overseas>
October Course, 2022
<Application from overseas>
Duration One year from April One and a half years from October
Application period from September 6 (Monday) to November 30(Tuesday), 2021 from February 21 (Monday) to May 31 (Tuesday), 2022
Eligibility An applicant must be a foreign national, who does not have Japanese nationality and have 12 years (high school level education) or more educational background in foreign countries other than Japan. An applicant has to have intensions to carry on his/her study at university or graduate school in Japan after studying Japanese at our center. An applicant must be a foreign national, who does not have Japanese nationality and have 12 years (high school level education) or more educational background in foreign countries other than Japan. An applicant has to have intensions to carry on his/her study at university or graduate school in Japan after studying Japanese at our center.
Application fee 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Fees(Payment
at admission procedures)
822,867 yen
(school fees for 1 year)
1,192,337 yen
(school fees for 1.5 years)

※The Fees shown above are subject to change.

(1)Applicaiton Guideline

(2)Admissions guide for preparatory course

(3)List of the application documents and details

Required documents vary depending on applicant’s nationality.

A. For applicants from India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal etc.

B. For applicants from countries other than those mentioned in A

(4)Forms of application

If you cannot open the excel file, please save the file first and open it.

(5)Application for Certificate of Eligibility (Prescribed format of the Ministry of Justice)

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(6)Other matters

How to apply:
On behalf of the applicant, a Contact Person (CP) will directly post mail all the required documents to the Student Affairs Division at the center, after getting our confirmation on the application.
*Please inform us if you couldn’t find any CP in Japan, as we would accept the application without CP under the certain condition.
Application fee:
Once we confirm that we process your application, you will be asked to settle application fee of JPY20,000 in to our designated bank account (See "Payment at the application" mentioned above) to our account .
About selection:
After screening of documents, the school committee selects eligible students.
Admission notice :
April Course, 2022: After early December, 2021 by post mail
October Course, 2022: After late June, 2022 by post mail

VISA:
When you secure our admission, an admission certificate will be sent to you through the contact person and, at the same time, the school, as your proxy, will begin to process your eligibility application (the eligibility necessary for obtaining college visa) for Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau. When you are granted with eligibility, we will notify it and send the certificate to the contact person. With the eligibility certificate, you will apply for the College Visa at your local Japanese embassy or consulate.
Admission procedures:
April Course, 2022: around late March, 2022
October Course, 2022: around late September, 2022
Soon after you enter Japan, please settle the second payment (see "Payment at admission procedures" mentioned above) . With the bank receipt, your passport and resident card you receive at the airport, come to the school accompanied by a defrayer or contact person. The details of procedures will be informed to you along the admission notice.
Notice:
-Payments should be settled into our designated bank account. (All the bank charges or transfer fees shall be born by you.)
- Contents of recruitment and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Once payment is transferred to our center's bank account, refund is basically unacceptable.

2.Application from residents in Japan

This is for the persons who already hold long-term visa.
(Usually, we accept applications from residents in Japan after the deadline for those from overseas.)

Courses April Course, 2021
<Application from residents in Japan>
October course, 2021
<Application from residents in Japan>
Duration One year from April One and a half years from October
Application Period January 15th (Friday) to March 5th (Friday), 2021 July 12th (Monday) to August 20th (Friday), 2021
Screening Document screening Document screening
Application fee 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Payment 822,867 yen (total of admission fee, application fee and school fees for 1 year) 1,157,940 yen (total of admission fee, application fee and school fees for 1.5 years)

※The Fees shown above are subject to change.

(1)An applicant should meet all the following requirement

  • An applicant must have a visa (excluding student, work or some other types of visa) that is valid for more than 1 year.
  • An applicant must be a foreign national and have 12 years (high school level) education or more educational background in his / her country.
    (Including applicants who completed less than 12 year-long secondary education due to the education system of the country) .
  • He/she has to intend to carry on his/her study at a university or a graduate school or other higher educational institute in Japan after studying Japanese at our center.
  • An applicant must currently reside in Japan.

(2)Documents required

(3) How to obtain the forms of application

If you cannot open the excel file, please save the file first and open it.

(4)Other matters

How to apply:
An applicant is requested to carry application documents, his / her passport and residence card with him / herself directly to our center accompanied by his /her contact person.
Screening:
After the school committee will set a screening of applications. our center will grant his / her admission.
Admission certificate:
An applicant who is granted with our admission needs to settle the payment by bank transfer by the designated date notified at the time of admission notice.Upon confirmation of the receipt of payment, admission certificate of the school will be issued to the person.
Notice:
-Contents of admission and fees are subject to change without notice.
-Payments once settled into our designated account are basically non-refundable.
-Payments should be settled by bank transfer in a lump sum.
Refund:
In any case listed below, part of the tuition would be refunded from the school expenses charged at time of enrollment.
Entered the 1-year course in April while proceeded to the university /graduate school in October in the same year, and withdrew from the school at the end of September before going to the university /graduate school : Tuition of six months would be refunded.
Entered the 1 and a half year course in October while proceeded to the college /graduate school in April of the next year, and withdrew from the school at the end of March before going to the university /graduate school : Tuition of 1 year would be refunded.
Entered the 1 and a half year course in October while proceeded to the college /graduate school in October of the next year, and withdrew from the school at the end of September before going to the graduate school : Tuition of six months would be refunded.

3.Inquiries and application

Japan Student Services Organization
Tokyo Japanese Language Education Center
3-22-7 Kitashinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0074 Japan
TEL: +81-3-3371-7267  FAX: +81-3-5337-6693
E-mail: info-tjlec at mark jasso.go.jp 
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Office hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and Year-end and New Year Holidays