Plan your “Study in Shizuoka” Flow

What you need to do in your country before studying in Japan.

Language School Flow Flow: Studying at a Language School

4 steps for starting your student journey in Shizuoka, as a student of a Language School.


Information gathering

Let's check the Japanese language skills and fees required

Let's start with the information gathering for “Study in Shizuoka”

Tips for information gathering

Your purpose
Why do you want to study in Japan? It's essential to clarify your purpose and goals
You need to plan your budget for the tuition, stay, and living cost
When do you want to start? For how long?
Plan ahead with the time required for preparation in mind.
Search for a school that meets your requirements
Once you have decided on your purpose of studying, search for the school that matches your requirement.


Select school

Request school information and application forms.
Check the admission qualifications and required examinations

After narrowing down your choice of potential Schools, study the information to apply

How to gather the necessary informaiton

  • Let's check the website of each Language School


Admission Procedure

Documentation check, payment for tuition, arranging accommodation

Now it's time to prepare for your “Stduy in Shizuoka”

Check the Admission Letter

Admission Letter is an important document for You to apply for your Japanese Student Visa

Pay for tuition

Arrange to pay for tuition without delay

Find accommodation

Find accommodation for your stay in Shizuoka when you receive the Admission Letter.

To find more about accommodation


Travel Preparation

Visa, Airline ticket and Insurance

Now it's time to prepare for your travel to Shizuoka

Visa application

Apply for a Student Visa as soon as you receive the Admission Letter

Airline Ticket

Once you decide on your departure date, book your flight ticket as early as possible

Insurance for International Students

Illness, injury, theft and compensation claims are covered by this insurance. We highly recommend you to sign up before coming to Japan.

Example School Schedule Example of admission period of Japanese Language School in Shizuoka

Discover the Course and Schedule of the Japanese Language School in Shizuoka

Entrance April July October
Duration 2 years 21 months 18 months
Distribution period
of Application form
From August 1st
to August 31st
of the previous year
From January 5th
to January 31st
of the year of admission
From March 1st
to March 31st
of the year of admission
Deadline for
application submission
October 15th of the year
before enrollment
February 28th of the year
of admission
April 30th of the year
of admission
VISA Application Early December Mid April Mid June
VISA Application
Result Notice
End of February End of May End of August
  • The date may change. Please use it to get a rough idea of how to make your plan.
  • Source:International Kotoba Gakuin Japanese Language School Group (