Congratulations on your acceptance!
We are sincerely looking forward to your enrollment.
After acceptance, you have to complete certain procedures before enrollment. The obtainment of the "College Student" visa is the most important of all, and it is compulsory for you to receive the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for Resident Status to apply for the visa at your nearest Japanese embassy or consulate. The Japanese Immigration Bureau is responsible for the COE issuance.
Fee Payment before the designated deadline
Comprehensive Renter's Insurance
AP House Entrance Fee (if applicable)
Money Deposit (if applicable)
The invoice will be sent together with the Notification of Acceptance, so please pay the above fees before the designated deadline.
Documents to prove financial ability during period of study
*Financial documents of parents or relative who will be supporting your studies
Bank Account Balance Statement
Document to prove relationship with sponsor
Statement of Financial Support
After the completion of all necessary documents, APU will apply for the COE on behalf of the students. After the COE issuance, the following documents will be sent together with the COE to the students.
After the COE issuance from the Japanese Immigration Bureau, it will be sent to the students immediately.
After receiving the COE, please bring it along with your passport and Notification of Admissions to the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate to apply for your "College Student" visa. Please note that other documents may be required for certain countries.
*Please check with your Japanese embassy or consulate for the necessary documents.
Most students will be able to obtain their visa a few weeks before departure to Japan. Please purchase your air ticket, and prepare any necessary luggage early. You can refer to the "Preparation for APU Campus Life" for more details.
Students will arrive at APU about 2 weeks before the school starts. There will be an entrance ceremony, and an orientation will be conducted to familiarize the students with the campus life. Your university life will begin with the commencement of classes after the orientation.