A Japanese language school cultivating global talent for international students. University preparation courses authorized by the Ministry of Education.
Our school is approved by the governor of Tokyo and is appointed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology for university preparatory course. We are listed in the Ministry of Justice and recognized as an established education
institute and a proxy for applying immigration procedure by Tokyo Immigration Bureau.
About「resident status」and「period of stay」
The following information includes visa types, as well as their duration.
Japan's immigration control procedures are managed by the "Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act". To evaluate what kind of impacts foreign resident's activities have on Japan's society, as well as to properly manage foreign residents in Japan, the immigration authority should not only manage foreign resident's entry into the country, but also administer their status of residence into 29 categories. In the situation that you enroll into our school as a one year or one and a half year student, you will be granted resident status in Japan as a student. Also, In the situation that you enroll into our school either as a short-term auditing student, or a short-term studies student, you will be given resident status in Japan as a temporary visitor.
Here at our school, we have 1 year, 1.5 years, 1.75 years and 2 years courses.Students enrolling into each course will receive a 1 year and 3 months student visa (University Preparatory Course students will receive a 1year and 3 months or 2 years student visa ). If your visa expires during the study period, you will have to renew your visa while you are enrolled in our school.
Japanese visa issuance process applicationIn order to study at a Japanese language school in Japan, the applicant must apply for and receive a visa.
Immigration process when arriving in Japan (airport screening)
After you arrive in Japan, you will undergo screening held by the immigration. When undergoing the screening procedure, you will need to present your passport and visa, your certificate of eligibility, your ED card (the embarkation card should have been issued to you and take care of while on the plane prior to landing), and then you will have your finger prints recorded and your face photograph taken.
You will be screened for the following things at the airport:
(1) The validation of your visa and passport's date of expiration.
(2) Whether you are actually here to study Japanese or not.
→ Students issued a certificate of eligibility will experience a much easier and faster screening process.
(3) Whether or not your visa's duration conforms to the duration which was decided by the Japanese government.
(4) Whether or not you fall under any reason for the denial of landing permission decided by immigration control.
If you meet all of the above conditions, along with receive a landing permit seal in your passport, you will be issued a foreign registration card. Included on both your registration card and landing permit seal is your residence status, as well as your legal duration of stay. Please double check that both residence status and visa duration is accurate. Also, it is now possible to apply for part-time work permission as a student while you are at the airport. Any one who wishes to engage in a part-time job while living in Japan may fill out the application directly at the airport, thus eliminating the necessity to apply at the immigration office.
Transportation methods from the airport to your living quarters
Once you arrive in Japan, you will proceed to your living quarters. Available methods of transportation include traveling by train or shuttle. Traveling by shuttle will take you to places within close proximity of your home, and is also very convenient for people bearing a lot of heavy luggage. However, bus transportation is more costly than traveling by train, and after arriving, you may be required to travel by train to the train station nearest your home (as shuttle buses do not necessarily stop at every station). Shuttle transportation tickets require a reservation, and you will need to purchase them at the bus transportation counter at the airport. Please note that the airports are both rather far from our school and where you will be living, so please avoid traveling by means of taxi, as it will become extremely expensive.
It will be necessary for you to live in either a school dormitory or an apartment while living in Japan. In the situation that you decide to search for private lodging, not only can you consult with us here at school, but you can generally find useful information regarding apartments via the internet, magazines, and through real estate agencies located in the vicinity in which you would like to live. When renting an apartment, you will have to sign a contract. When making a contract in Japan, you will have to pay various fees such as a security deposit, a key money deposit, and commission fees to the agency. In most cases, you will also be required to pay rent during the preceding month. In certain occasions when making an apartment contract, you will be required to pay a few months' worth of rent as a security and key money deposit. However, recently the number of apartments available without these additional fees has been increasing.
※Monthly rent (estimation)
(1) Single room (shared toilet): From 60,000 JPY
(2) Single room (bathroom and toilet included): From 80,000 JPY
※Depending on the year of construction and distance from the train station, rent prices will vary drastically.
※Our school provides many dormitories are managed by our business partners. Details please refer to "Living
in Japan"/"About Housing" pages of our website.
Living in Japan
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