What are the types of Student Visas for the Japan?

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Student Visas For Japan

Japanese universities, vocational schools, and language schools accept students from different countries who have a valid student visa granted to them for the entire duration of their course. The average duration of a Japanese student visa is from 6 months to 2 years depending on the course length. You can renew your student visa for a further period and if you are able to prove a reason for extending your visa you will be granted one depending on the fulfillment of other requirements.

Students visa permits you to work for 28 hours per week while college is active and 8 hours per day during vacations. However, only limited types of jobs are included in this category. The permission to work while studying in Japanese universities will be mentioned on your visa document.

Once you receive official acceptance from a school in Japan it might take up to 5 weeks to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (a pre-visa permission). You need to submit all the necessary documents to the Immigration Bureau of Japan and it may take up to 3 months for your visa application to be processed and for you to obtain a valid student visa.

Steps in applying for a long-term student visa for Japan

Step 1:- (Financial Preparation)

Ensure you have sufficient funds to cover tuition fees, living expenses, and other costs in Japan.

Step 2:- (Health Insurance:)

Purchase comprehensive health insurance that meets Japanese requirements.

Step 3:- (Certificate of Eligibility (CoE):)

Request the university to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) on your behalf. The CoE is a prerequisite for the student visa application.

Step 4:- (Receive CoE:)

Upon approval, the university will send you the CoE by mail.

Step 5:- (Complete Visa Application Form:)

Obtain and complete the visa application form available on the website of the Japanese embassy or consulate in India.

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Documents required for Student Visa

  • Passport with at least two blank pages and six months validity.

  • Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) from the university.

  • Visa application form.

  • Passport-size photographs.

  • Official acceptance letter from the university.

  • Proof of financial means.

  • Comprehensive health insurance.

  • Academic transcripts and certificates.

  • Birth certificate (if required).

  • Schedule Appointment: Contact the Japanese embassy or consulate in India to schedule a visa appointment.

Step 6:- (Biometrics and Document Submission:)

Attend the visa appointment at the embassy/consulate to submit biometrics and required documents.

Step 7:- (Pay Fees)

Pay the visa application fee at the embassy/consulate.

Step 8:- (Application Processing)

Request the university to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility (CoE) on your behalf. The CoE is a prerequisite for the student visa application.

Step 9:- (Visa Collection)

Once processed, collect your passport with the visa from the embassy/consulate or receive it by mail.

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