Regular Program (Short-term Course):Application Information

For those who will register anew every term (3 months) with a non-student visa

Important Dates

Term Application periods Placement test for new students Instruction begins Instruction ends No class
Winter Term 2022
(Jan. – Mar.)
Nov. 8 - Dec. 14, 2021 Dec. 15, 2021 Jan. 17, 2022 Mar. 25, 2022 Feb. 11, 23, Mar. 21
Spring Term 2022
(Apr. – June)
Feb. 14 - Mar. 22, 2022 Mar. 23, 2022 Apr. 11, 2022 June 24, 2022 Apr. 29 - May 6
Summer Term 2022
(July – Sep.)
May 16 - June 21, 2022 June 22, 2022 July 11, 2022 Sep. 22, 2022 July 18, Aug. 11-17, Sep. 19-23
Fall Term 2022
(Oct. – Dec.)
Aug. 8 – Sep. 20, 2022 Sep. 21, 2022 Oct. 17, 2022 Dec. 23, 2022 Nov. 3, 23

Note: We will accept applications after the application period if there is a vacancy.

Flow from application through entrance

1. Inquire now!

Reception hours:
9:00 – 19:30 on Mon. - Thu. / 9:00 – 17:00 on Fri.

2. Send the Application Forms and related documents by e-mail.

Send the application documents to the JLI office by e-mail within the application period. Submit the originals to the office when you come to the office.

3. The admission results will be notified to the applicants by e-mail or by phone upon careful consideration and selection.

4. Remit the admission fee and tuition by the specified date.

After confirming remittance, the JLI will notify you of the completion of the entrance procedures.

5. Take the placement test.

You will be placed to an appropriate class based on the result of the Placement Test. For those unable to attend the placement test for their desired term listed above, please contact the office at

6. Course start!

Look up your class and classroom on the bulletin board on the first day of class, and proceed to the room.

Reduced Tuition for Incomplete Attendance (For Short-term Course Only)

If, at the time of application, you know in advance which lessons you will be missing and make a request for tuition reduction accordingly, we arrange for a special reduced tuition for incomplete attendance, prorating it in accordance with the actual period of class sessions you will be taking. It will be calculated on a weekly basis.

Application Package

Application Document A , B , and C
One picture (4cm x 3cm)
Affix one picture of yourself, taken clearly without a hat or background scenery, facing front, to Document A.
A copy of either your Residence Card (both sides) or passport
This is for the purpose of verifying your personal information, including name and birthday, as well as the eligibility and duration of your stay.

Where to submit the application materials

Send the filled-out Application Forms and related documents by e-mail

Contact Us

  • 03-3359-9600
  • Reception Hours: Mon.-Thu. 9:00-19:30 / Fri.-Sat. 9:00-17:00
  • 3minute walk from Yotsuya Station
  • 1-6-2 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 160-0004 Nearest Station Yotsuya Station JR Chuo and Sobu Lines/Subway Marunouchi and Namboku Lines

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