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J-ILA Japan International Language Academy

函館校・京都校・福岡校

Application form

入学手続き

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENROLMENT

You can qualify as an applicant for this program if you meet either of the following conditions:

1. You have already finished a 12-year school curriculum in your native country.

2. You have already finished a curriculum in your native country that qualifies you to enroll in an institution of higher education in your native country.

※ Applicants should be under 29 years of age.

CAPACITY

Course Capacity Entrance Month
Hakodate Kyoto Fukuoka
2 years preparatory course 15 40 55 Every April
1 year and 9 months preparatory course 15 30 Every July
1 year and 6 months preparatory course 15 40 40 Every October
1 year and 3 months preparatory course 15 Every January
1 year preparatory course 15 20 10 Every April

APPLICATION FILLING PERIOD AND ENROLLMENT DATE

Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00~18:00
English OK

Course Study period Application filling period Enrollment date
2 years preparatory course 2 years 1st September -30th November Middle of April
1 year and 9 months preparatory course 1 year and 9 months 1st December - 28th February Middle of July
1 year and 6 months preparatory course 1 year and 6 months 1st March - 31th May Middle of October
1 year and 3 months preparatory course 1 year and 3 months 1st June - 31th August Middle of January
1 year preparatory course 1 year 1st September -30th November Middle of April

※The application forms will start being accepted six months before the beginning of the courses.
However, please apply as soon as possible. You might be required to re-submit the documents,
or to add more information to be accepted.

Ⅰ. Documents to be submitted

ⅠDocuments of applicant to be submitted

1. Application form(Designated)

2. Graduation certificate or original diploma from the most recent academic institution attended.

3. An official transcript showing grades and achievements from the most recent academic institute attended (original)

4. Japanese Language Proficiency Test Certificate of 4th grade or N5(if you have passed), or an admission ticket for the exam(if you are planning to take the exam soon).

5. Certificate of Japanese Language Study

6. Photos (3cm×4cm). Please provide 6 copies of the photo (one copy of the photo should be affixed to the application form)

7. Copy of Passport (If you already have a passport. Those who have been to Japan must attach a copy of their visa) If you don’t have passport, please submit identification such as Birth Certificate.

※ If the applicant is not a student, the following extra documents are required.

1. Occupation Certificate(a proof of employment where you work)

2. A proof of income (income receipt)

3. Certificate of bank balance in JPY or USD.

 

.  Documents of financial guarantor to be submitted

    (A) If a financial guarantor lives in Japan

1. Written Oath (use the designated form with the officially registered seal or signature)

2. Letter of Support (explaining the financial support of the applicant) to the Minister of Justice

      (use the designated form with the officially registered seal or signature)

3. Certificate of Occupation or Certificate of Business

4. Documents to certify that the financial supporter has the capacity to defray the expenses (tuition fee and living expenses in Japan)

5. Certificate of Residence (listing all family members in the same household), or Residence Card (if the financial guarantor is a foreigner living in Japan)

6. Document which explains the relationship between the applicant and the financial supporter

 

   (B) If the financial guarantor does not live in Japan (and will provide financial support from the applicant’s own country)

1. Written Oath (use the designated form with the officially registered seal or signature)

2. Letter of Support (explaining the financial support of the applicant) to the Minister of Justice

3. (use the designated form with the officially registered seal or signature)

4. Certificate of bank balance in JPY or USD

5. Copy of bankbook

6. Proof of employment

7. Verification of income

8. Certificate of tax payment

 

   (C) If the financial supporter is the applicant

1. Written Oath signed or sealed by the parent (use the designated form with the officially registered seal or signature)

2. Certificate of bank balance in JPY or USD

 

.  Application Fee

 Application fee is 22,000 Japanese yen in any of the abovementioned cases (A, B, or C).

 Application fee must be paid when the applicant submits the documents. Once paid, this fee cannot be refunded.

 

【note】

・A Japanese translation should be attached to all documents.

・Documents issued by public institutions must have been issued within 3 months before the day the application is submitted.

・The documents can be sent by email or brought to the school. They must be submitted during the application period.

・We will not accept the application if the documents have not been properly filled out.

 

SELECTION PROCEDURE AND NORTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

●Selection Procedure:The examination shall include the submitted documents, the writing test, and interviews with the applicant and the financial guarantor.

●Notification of Acceptance: After selection of qualified applicants, we will submit the selected applicant’s documents to the Department of Immigration and ask them to issue a Certificate of Eligibility. We will notify the applicant or the agent of the result of the selection process through the Immigration Department. Please allow 2-3 months between submitting an application and receiving the results from the application process.

ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE AND VISA ACQUISITION

  1. After we receive notification that a Certificate of Eligibility is to be issued, we will confirm the receipt of tuition and fees from the applicants. After that, we will validate the applicant’s Enrolment Form and Certificate of Eligibility.
  2. Each applicant should then go to the nearest Japanese diplomatic office, and apply for a Pre-College Student Visa. Applicants should prepare the following documents:
    • Certificate of Eligibility
    • Passport
    • Two original photographs.
  3. Financial guarantor should inform us the date the applicant will arrive at our school.

※A Certificate of Eligibility takes 2 or 3 months before it is issued. Therefore, it will take 4 or 5 months from the date the application is submitted to the time an applicant can enter Japan.

TUITION FEES

The application fee 22,000yen will be added separately.

<Kyoto>

Course Entrance Fee Tuition Fee Training Aids Fee Facilities Fee Activity Fee Insurance Fee TOTAL
2 years Course 88,000yen 1,320,000yen 22,000yen 33,000yen 22,000yen 20,000yen 1,505,000yen
1 year and 9 months Course 88,000yen 1,155,000yen 19,250yen 27,500yen 19,250yen 17,500yen 1,326,500yen
1 year and 6 months Course 88,000yen 990,000yen 16,500yen 22,000yen 16,500yen 15,000yen 1,148,000yen
1 year and 3 months Course 88,000yen 825,000yen 13,750yen 19,250yen 13,750yen 12,500yen 972,250yen
1 year Course 88,000yen 660,000yen 11,000yen 16,500yen 11,000yen 10,000yen 796,500yen

<Fukuoka and Hakodate>

Course Entrance Fee Tuition Fee Training Aids Fee Facilities Fee Activity Fee Insurance Fee TOTAL
2 years Course 55,000yen 1,320,000yen 22,000yen 33,000yen 22,000yen 20,000yen 1,472,000yen
1 year and 9 months Course 55,000yen 1,155,000yen 19,250yen 27,500yen 19,250yen 17,500yen 1,293,500yen
1 year and 6 months Course 55,000yen 990,000yen 16,500yen 22,000yen 16,500yen 15,000yen 1,115,000yen
1 year and 3 months Course 55,000yen 825,000yen 13,750yen 19,250yen 13,750yen 12,500yen 939,250yen
1 year Course 55,000yen 660,000yen 11,000yen 16,500yen 11,000yen 10,000yen 763,500yen

・All prices are inclusive of tax.

・Tuition must be paid in one lump.

BANK ACCOUNT FOR PAYMENTS

Details of the School Details of the Bank
Country: Japan Name of Bank: SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION
Payee: Japan International Language Academy SWIFT Code: SMBC JP JT
Account Number: 496-9363663 Branch Name: Kyoto Branch
Payee’s address: 655 Inabado-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Branch’s address: 8, Karasuma-higashiiru-naginatabokocho, Shijodori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Phone Number: +81-75-341-2728 Branch’s phone number: +81-75-211-4131