Student Visas

The persons who would like to study Japanese at Hiroo Japanese Center are eligible for the student visas with which students are allowed to take part-time job. Therefore the income from part-time jobs can cover some cost of living in Tokyo.

The result of the student visa application will come out on February 22, 2018.

Course Fee

(1) Student visas processing fee: \25,000 (*approx. US$250.00)
(2) Registration fee: \50,000 (*approx. US$500.00)
(3) Tuition fee for 1 year: \660,000 (*approx. US$6,600.00)
*Estimates based on 100 yen to the US Dollar.

The requirements and procedure for student visa's application

* The documents needed for the student visa's application are stated as follows.

1) Certificate of graduation and grade records with original seals from the last school.
2) Photos( 4cm x 3cm ) of applicant: 3 pieces (passport sizes)
3) Photo copy of applicant's passport
4) Personal history of applicant ( please download it belllow )
5) Documentary evidence for ability to pay expenses for studying and living in Japan.
(a) When the applicant assumes the burden of all expenses in Japan, the following statements are required.
* Bank statements of applicant's savings
(The sum total should be more than \2,400,000 or US$20,000.)
* Statements of employment and salary statement from the applicant's previous employers
(b) When the applicant's parents assume the burden of his/her expenses in Japan, the following documents are required.
* Statements of parents' savings
(The sum total should be more than \2,400,000 or US$20,000.)
* Statement of parents' employment and salary or income statement
* The Financial Support Statement ( please download it bellow )
(A letter stating that the applicant's parents will send him/her money every month. Please specify how much they send him/her.)
* Applicant's birth certificate

The visa application periods are limited to four times a year. Those are in March, May, September and November.
The above documents should be submitted to the school by the middle of each month.

The result of the application comes out in three months time after the application.
For example, if the application is done in May the result comes out in August, and if applied in November, it comes out in February following year.

When the application is approved by the Tokyo Immigration Bureau, the Certificate of Eligibility is issued to the school.
This certificate is the necessary certificate for the applicant to get the student visa stamp at the Japanese Embassy in his/her country.
The school sends it to the applicant by the registered mail after receiving the registration and one year tuition fee.
Upon receiving the certificate of eligibility, he/she should go to the nearest Japanese embassy/consulate to obtain the student's visa stamp.

The visa processing fee is not refundable.
The registration and tuition fees are not refundable after the certificate of eligibility would be sent to the applicant.

Application forms (personal history forms)

The Financial Support Statement

For further information, please contact us at the following address:

Mr. Hitoshi Watanabe, the Director of Study
Hiroo Japanese Center
Hasebe Dai-1 Building 4F
5-23-5 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, 150-0012, Japan
Phone: +81-3-3444-3481
Fax: +81-3-3444-3483

Bank Information

Bank name: Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
Branch name: Hiroo branch
Account number: 047-0503196
Swift code: BOTKJPJT

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