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Educational institution. Find an educational institution and decide on the course of study, you can choose a long-term or short-term course yourself or contact us for a free consultation. In the case of applying to us for a student visa and obtaining all the necessary documents for filing with the immigration service, the CEO (certificate of eligibility) takes over VISHU. On a student visa, official labor activity is prohibited, but part-time work is possible no more than 28 hours a week. ＊You must apply for a work permit.
Short term training: Program from 1 to 3 months. Admission is possible from the age of 15, without having a complete secondary education. Working is prohibited. There is more time for sightseeing and study. The requirements for obtaining a visa for a short-term course are almost the same as for a tourist visa. Required documents:
– An invitation from the Japanese side, which you will receive from VISHU. – Two copies of the visa application form. Both copies must be completed correctly and signed personally by the applicant. The questionnaire must be completed only in English. – International Passport valid for at least 6 months. – Copy of the first page of the passport. – Copies of your ID Card or Internal passport. – Two photographs measuring 4.5 x 4.5 cm. – Employees will need a certificate from the place of work indicating the position, salary, length of service and the period for which the leave is granted. In the absence of a certificate from the place of work, you can provide an extract from the bank on the availability of funds in the account. – Students need to take a certificate from the place of study, which will indicate the dates of the holidays. – If the student changed his last name, copies of the birth certificate and marriage certificate must be submitted to the embassy.
Documents and certificates should be submitted to the embassy in A4 format. Mandatory original certificates from the place of work or study, as well as from the bank, with signatures and stamped. The entire procedure from applying to obtaining a visa takes about 6 weeks.
Long term training:
Program from 6 months. Documents should be prepared and the procedure for applying for a long-term program should begin in advance, approximately 4-5 months before the start of classes. Schools accept for long-term education 4 times a year – in January, April, July and October. To obtain a student visa, it is necessary to obtain a COE (certificate of eligibility), which determines the residence status as “Student”, on the basis of which the student receives the visa itself at the nearest Japanese embassy in his country.
Documentation: – Completed application form (schools); – A copy of the certificate or diploma from the last place of study (notarized); – If the student has not yet graduated, a certificate from the place of study is required. The total period of study is at least 11 years; – A certificate from the sponsor’s place of work (the student can sponsor himself or attract one or two relatives as sponsors). The certificate must contain the address of the place of work, work phone number, job title, annual income, monthly income (from 800-1000 dollars), current date; – A bank statement confirming the availability of money in the account. When drawing up documents for training lasting from 1 year, you must obtain a certificate with the amount on the account – 14,000-15,000 dollars. You can take two certificates from different banks with the amount of $ 7,000 each; – A copy of the first page of the passport; – A copy of the pages of the international passport with Japanese visas (if any); – If the sponsor is one of the relatives – notarized copies of documents confirming the relationship (birth certificate, marriage certificate); – Color photographs 3×4 cm; – Certificate confirming the level of Japanese proficiency (if available). – All documents must be translated into Japanese – this will be done by our company’s employees.
After VISHU checks all documents and makes sure that everything is correct and no corrections are required, you send the original documents by international courier service. Having received a package of documents, the school applies for a CEO certificate (certificate of eligibility) for a visa. When the certificate from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is ready, the school will issue the first invoice, which must be paid before applying for a visa to the Japanese Embassy in your country. After submitting an application to VISHU, the student is assigned a consultant who will supervise the application process, provide all the necessary information, answer questions related to studies, select the appropriate accommodation option and schedule the arrival and meeting at the airport.
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