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To enter school on a student visa 《General Japanese Course/Advanced Schooling Course》

※Please refer to each page for procedures to enter school for other courses.

Visas for those who stay in Japan for the purpose of learning Japanese are called “College Student Visas”. The length of time that you are allowed to stay is 2 years, excluding the preparation time to return back home. Prepare your application and getting your visa take some time, so please plan ahead. The procedures for entering school can also be done overseas.

Procedures for Entrance

School Consultation & Application Acquisition For those persons who wish to join this school, please inquire first. Download Application
↓ Submit Application Please submit application documents and pay the application fee of 30,000 yen before the deadline.
↓ Document Examination & School Entrance Permit Presented documents will be examined, then a decision will be made regarding the permission to enter the school.
↓ Apply For Certificate of Eligibility YMCA applies to Immigrateion for the Certificate of Eligibility. It takes about 2 months for the Immigration Bureau to inspect the documents.
↓ Decision Regarding Certificate of Eligibility After the Immigration Bureau makes a decision, you will be notified of the result.
↓ Pay Tuition After tuition is paid, an 「Entrance permit」 and 「Certificate of eligibility will be issued.
↓ Apply And Acquire Visa At Japanese Consulate ↓ Prepare Flight&Come to Japan ↓ 	Enter School

Yearly Schedule

*Placement tests and orientation will be hold about 1 week before the entrance ceremony.


Application Fee Entrance Fee 1st Year 2nd Year Total
Tuition Facilities / Materials Fee Tuition Facilities / Materials Fee
Starting in April 30,000 yen 80,000 yen 630,000 yen 74,000 yen 630,000 yen 74,000 yen 1,518,000 yen
Starting in October 30,000 yen 80,000 yen 630,000 yen 74,000 yen 315,000 yen 37,000 yen 1,166,000 yen
Payment Total 30,000 yen (1) 784,000 yen (2) Starting in April 704,000 yen
(2) Starting in October 352,000 yen
Payment Period When you apply After receipt of Certificate of Eligibility Before 2nd year starts


You may pay in cash at the reception desk, or you can wire transfer money to YMCA’s bank account.   
※If you wire transfer money, please use the applicant’s name as the sender.   
※You are responsible for all wire transfer fees.

Tenjin School:General Japanese Course
Bank Name
 西日本シティ銀行 荒江支店
 The Nishi-Nippon City Bank, LTD.  Arae Branch
Bank Address
 2-11-3 Arae, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka, Japan
Account No.
 普通口座 1583788
 Ordinary Deposit  1583788
Account Name
 公益財団法人福岡YMCA 理事長 齊藤皓彦 (コウエキザイダンホウジンフクオカワイエムシーエー リジチョウサイトウアキヒコ)
 Fukuoka YMCA,  Akihiko Saito
Swift Code  NISIJPJT
Nanakuma School:Advanced Schooling Japanese Course
Bank Name
 福岡銀行 荒江支店
 The Bank Of Fukuoka, LTD. Arae Branch.
Bank Address
 2-9-5 Arae, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka, Japan
Account No.
 普通口座 1508107
 Ordinary Deposit 1508107
Account Name
 学校法人福岡YMCA学園 理事長 齊藤皓彦
 Fukuoka YMCA Gakuin,  Akihiko Saito
Swift Code  FKBKJPJT
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