Due to the strict procedures of Japanese immigration, we are unable to assist students from countries not listed in the MOFA exemption list.
If you do have dual citizenship and hold another passport, please enter those details and try again.
Since 2009, Go! Go! Nihon has helped over 7000 people come to Japan. We offer free support for student visa and language school applications, as well as accommodation support, in seven languages to give more people than ever the opportunity to live & study in Japan.
Founded by students and created for students, we have over 10 years’ experience helping people to live & study in Japan. We offer the most up-to-date information about Japan, schools and accommodation options, and immigration rules, along with continued support to ensure our students have all the information they need to make the best, and safest, choice for them.
We have a team of our own highly-knowledgeable, multilingual staff based in Tokyo. Most were previously Go! Go! Nihon students themselves, so they understand what you’re going through. They act as your support and consultant, give you information about living and studying in Japan and offer advice specific to your case.
Our online platform is an easy and secure way to upload documents, check records, share information and ask questions. We use it to share updates about the application process, schools, accommodation and any other information that helps you make the best choice for you. We also keep you updated about the steps you need to take before and after your arrival in Japan.
All students that apply with us and then later need to delay due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) will be able to move all their fees to a following term. Get in touch to discuss your options.
We know you’re probably wondering about the current situation in Japan due to the coronavirus impact, so we have created a series of articles to give you the latest update from the inside. You can see all updates here in our blog.
A: We understand that the situation is developing and changing on a daily basis. If you have applied to come but due to measures such as a lock down, or Japan temporarily stops accepting entry for people from your country which mean you won’t be able to attend the school term you originally selected, we have worked with our partner school to ensure that you will be able to move your application to a later term using the fees you’ve already paid, there may be extra documents required such as an updated photograph. Contact us here for more information.
A: Some schools during this uncertain period may choose to delay start dates, require self-isolation after arrival or adopt other measures. However, all of our partners are ensuring that if they close for any period of time they will offer online or back up lessons to cover the timeframe of the closure.
In the unlikely event that a school decides to cancel a whole term, without any option to study at all, your school with either refund you your fees or move them to another term of your choosing. Contact us here for more information.
Research your options
Contact us to start your application
Send your documents
Pay your app fee to reserve your spot (~¥2,000)
Study Hiragana & Katakana or review you japanese if you’re not a beginner
Pay your tuition fee to your chosen school
Book your flights
Check our accommodation options and book your spot
Receive your COE and submit it to your Japanese embassy
Get your Japan student visa
Pack for Japan
Read our detailed blog article for even more information: Study in Japan for 6 months: planning and timeline.
A: We are currently accepting applications for October 2020 and January 2021.
A: For October the deadlines to confirm your spot, complete your application and pay your app fee by PayPal is Mid- May, tuition will be required between July – August depending on your chosen school. Speak to us for more details
For January the deadlines to confirm your spot, complete your application and pay your app fee by PayPal is in September, tuition will be required between October-November depending on your chosen school. Speak to us for more details.
A: We understand that committing to studying abroad in these uncertain times may be difficult, so if you apply to a school and later decide to delay your start, we want to reassure you that we will help you to do that. Contact us here for more information.
A: Our team in Tokyo is always here to help our students and we will coordinate with our partner language schools and accommodation providers to make sure you have the best experience possible, just get in touch and we’ll do what we can to help.
We also have a student community available for our students, where we regularly add updates and give useful information about life in Japan. It also allows you to talk to your fellow language school students and share your experiences or ask for advice.
A: If you want to get the latest updates regarding the Coronavirus situation, we suggest you check official sites like the World Health Organisation. The WHO is issuing daily reports regarding the situation and on the website, you can find useful information and tips.
For more information, visit some of our links below…