Application Documents

■ Documents marked with a * must be provided as originals, and be accompanied with a Japanese or English translation.
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
1 "Application for admission" form in Japanese (Table1), Chinese or English must be written by the applicant himself/herself
2 "Statement of financial support" form(Table4) *
3 "Resume" and "Previous visits to Japan and Motivation Letter" forms (Table2Table3) must be written by the applicant himself/herself
4 10 photographs (3cm x 4cm). Paste one on the application form.
5 20,000 yen application fee
   
■ Documents regarding the academic background
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
6 Grades transcripts for all the applicant's degrees (high school, university, junior college) *
7 Graduation certificates for all the applicant's degrees (high school, university, junior college) *  
8 Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate, issued in English by the Ministry of Education (China only)  
9 Work certificate (for applicants who are/were employed)  

■ Documents regarding financial support
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
10 Guarantor’s Bank certificate of balance (his/her name must be clearly mentioned) *
11 Guarantor’s employment certificate *  
12 Guarantor’s certificate of earnings *  
13 Guarantor’s tax payment certificate *  

■ Evidence of relationship between the applicant and the guarantor (when the garantor is a parent of the applicant)
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
14 Any offical document that can prove the relationship between the applicant and their guarantor

■ Documents to provide once the application is accepted
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
15 Original of the JLPT or J TEST voucher and score report  
16 Copy of all the written passport pages (ID/picture page, previous visa(s) page(s), immigration stamps and authorized period of stay)

■ Documents required for applicants currently residing in Japan
NO Required Documents Eastern Asian countries Other countries
17 Certificate of residence
18 Bank passbook
※Eastern Asian countries include Mainland China, Mongolia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri-Lanka.

■Documents required from the applicant’s guarantor (depending on their location and status): (Table2
Required documents Japanese citizen Permanent resident in Japan Residing in Japan with a working visa
Certificate of employment
Tax payment certificate (municipal and prefectural taxes) for the last 3 years featuring the total income
Certificate of residence
   
Bank certificate of balance
Statement of financial support (provided form)
※Other documents might be required in order to verify the relationship between the guarantor and the applicant.
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