Guide to studying and living in Japan.
COVID-19 Information
Can I reschedule my Japanese language course start?
By Amélie Marie Nishizawa April 2, 2020

The Japanese immigration has extended the certificate of eligibility’s validity for all COE issued in 2020 until April 30th, 2021.

However, you will need additional documents, including a letter from your school confirming your postponement, to submit your application at the nearest consulate/embassy. Please let your school know when you’d like to come – January 2021 or April 2021, as soon as possible and call your nearest consulate/embassy for confirmation.

In the event you would like to cancel your COE, please inform your school of your decision as soon as possible. If you have receive the original copy of your COE, you must send it back to the school and wait for further instructions.

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