FAQ - Registration
How long are you allowed to stay in Japan?
[Full-Time Intensive Program]
Regardless of the particular length of the program, students enrolled in the Full-Time Intensive Program are entitled to stay for 12 months when they enter Japan. If you are enrolled in the18-month or 24-month options, you need to apply for an extension of period of stay with the Immigration Bureau. If the extension is granted, students will be entitled to stay 6 more months or another year.
Except for some countries, you are entitled to stay in Japan for 90 days without any visa (if your country has an agreement with Japan) or with a tourist visa (if Japan requires a tourist visa from your country). Please refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.