Foreign residents in Japan

Application guidelines for foreign residents in Japan

About classes

Classes will be on a 3-month basis.
Four terms; spring (April – June), summer (July – September), autumn (October – December), winter (January – March).
The placement test will be carried out in advance.
※ We do not accept any requests on the class placement from the applicant. Classes are from 9:00am – 12:50pm. Currently no afternoon classes.

No classes on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. In addition, there are summer, winter and spring breaks


1st period 9:00 ~ 9:50
2nd period 10:00 ~ 10:50
3rd period 11:00 ~ 11:50
4th period 12:00 ~ 12:50

Application and tuition

Please submit Application Form, 1 ID photo, passport, Alien Registration Card.
After the placement test, please pay the fees for your tuition and teaching material before class starts.
Please pay the tuition fee every three months.
The tuition fee, once paid, is NOT REFUNDABLE.

If you plan to study just for a few months, you can pay monthly.

About renewal / withdrawal procedure

Please be sure to inform the person in charge in the administration office one week prior to your withdrawal.
Please pay the tuition fee by the end of the previous month for renewal.
If you need a certificate of completion, please apply several days in advance.


Duration 3 months 6 months 12 months
Enrollment fee Exemption Exemption Exemption
Tuition fees 135,000 yen 270,000 yen 540,000 yen
Total 135,000 yen 270,000 yen 540,000 yen

※ Fees for class materials will be charged separately as the price varies in each class.

Bank name

Bank name: Hachijuni Bank
Branch: Imai, Savings account: 275354
Account holder’s name: Nagano 21 Japanese Language School