1. Applicants must have a high school degree or higher (having completed at least a 12-year basic education cycle).
2. Applicants must be mentally and physically healthy, have a serious learning drive and be able to afford the costs of living and studying abroad.
Please keep in mind that it takes about 6 months to get a regular student visa.
If you are considering getting a student visa, we recommend inquiring as soon as possible with the school of your choice.
The procedure from the application to the first day of school is as follows:
5 to 6 months before entrance
Please ask the school for more information.
Application form and requested documents
Following the school instructions, provide the application form and requested documents.
Document screening (in some cases, Skype interview is required)
The school notifies the applicant with screening
5 to 4 months before entrance
Application for COE to Immigration Bureau
ARC Academy submits requests for COE (Certificate of Eligibility) to the Immigration Bureau.
2 to 1 month before entrance
Release of COE and notification
The school promptly notify the applicants about the release of COE.
Payment of Registration fee & Tuition fees
Please settle the invoice for Registration Fee & Tuition Fee within two weeks.
Once the payment is received, the school sends COE and Admission Certificate with certified mail to the applicant.
The school also provides support into finding an accommodation upon applicant’s request.
Accommodation arrangement (upon request)
Sending of COE and Admission Certificate
Apply to a Japanese Consulate for student visa
With the COE and Admission Certificate, the applicant must request his or her student visa to a Japanese Embassy or Consulate in his or her Country.
Arrival in Japan and entrance
Requested documents to complete the application may vary depending on applicant’s nationality.
Please contact the school for more details.
1. Application Form (sheet A, B-1, B-2, B-3)
※ All documents must be submitted with a Japanese translation.
The visa obtainable with ARC Academy’s Admission Certificate is a Student Visa. The initial period of stay is of 1 year and 3 months, but it can be extended of one more year or 6 more months as necessary.
Activities for people in Japan under a student visa, are limited to study. As the student visa is connected to the enrollment into an educational institution, any remaining validity is revoked in case of withdrawal from school.
Attendance rates are very important for foreign students. In case of bad attendance rates, admission into higher education and visa extension can be denied, and the students are requested to leave the school. ARC Academy requires its students to have an attendance rate of 90% or higher every month.
Please, do your best to comply with this rule and make good use of your time as a foreign student!
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