|Term||Application periods||Payment deadline for selection fee||Placement test for new students||Term commencement||Term end||No class|
|Fall Term 2019
(Oct. – Dec.)
|Feb. 18, 2018 - Apr. 26, 2019||Apr. 26, 2019||Sep. 18, 2019||Oct. 15, 2019||Dec. 20, 2019||Nov. 4|
|Winter Term 2020
(Jan. – Mar.)
|May 20 - July 31, 2019||July 31, 2019||Dec. 17, 2019||Jan. 14, 2020||Mar. 19, 2020||Feb. 11|
|Spring Term 2020
(Apr. – June)
|Aug. 19 - Oct. 31, 2019||Oct. 31, 2019||Mar. 17, 2020||Apr. 6, 2020||June 19, 2020||Apr. 29 – May 6|
|Summer Term 2020
(July – Sep.)
|Nov. 18, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020||Jan. 31, 2020||June 17, 2020||July 6, 2020||Sep. 18, 2020||July 23, 24 Aug. 10–14|
9:00 – 19:30 on Mon. - Thu. / 9:00 – 17:00 on Fri.
Send the application documents to the JLI office by e-mail within the application period. When doing so, remit the specified selection processing fee. Mail the originals to the office at a later date (You will be notified of the details).
We will carefully review your “Objective for studying Japanese,” “Necessity for studying Japanese,” “Personal history of studying Japanese,” “Financial capability of the applicant for studying and living in Japan,” etc.
Make sure to mail the original of application materials to the JLI office by the specified date. On your behalf, the JLI will submit an application for the Certificate of Eligibility to Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau. The review process will take appropriately 3 months.
Upon receiving the results of review from Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau, we will notify you.
Remit the admission fee and the combined tuition for the first two terms. You will be notified of the remittance deadline.
Submit the Certificate of Eligibility, the Letter of Admission and your passport to Japanese embassy or consulate, and apply for a visa (which typically takes several days).
Come to Japan by the Level-check Test date, register for the final registration at the JLI office and take the test. You will be placed to an appropriate class based on the results of the test.
If you fail to register for the final registration by the designated date without any prior notice, the JLI will revoke the admission and report the matter to Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau.
Look up your class and classroom on the bulletin board on the first day of class, and proceed to the room.
State how the Sponsor came to financially support the applicant. The Sponsor must sign and affix his or her registered personal seal.
Send the filled-out Application Forms and related documents by e-mail