Certificate of Eligibility

Certificate of Eligibility

Procedures

  1. Complete the Application for Certificate of Eligibility For applicant parts that corresponds with your desired residence status.
  2. Submit the required items to JUIC.
    • Completed Application for Certificate of Eligibility For applicant parts as an Excel file.
    • Passport Copy
    • Personal Photo
    • Document explaining how the applicant expects to defray their expenses, such as a bank account statement or scholarship certificate. The document must be in either English or Japanese. JUIC may ask request additional documents depending on your application.
  3. JUIC will submit the application to the Immigration Services Agency of Japan. The Immigration Services Agency of Japan may request more documents for the Application for Certificate of Eligibility.
  4. After processing the Application for Certificate of Eligibility, the Immigration Services Agency of Japan will send the completed Certificate of Eligibility to JUIC.
  5. JUIC will email you about completing the Residency Track Procedures related to COVID-19.
  6. After completing the Residency Track procedures JUIC will mail you the Certificate of Eligibility along with the Residency Track Pledge.
  7. After you receive the Certificate of Eligibility and Residency Track Pledge you will be able to apply for a visa.

Examples

"Student"
"Cultural Activities"
"Professor"

Using Excel to Fill in the Application