CBC, the Japanese language school in Kawasaki (near Tokyo and Yokohama)
Admissions Admissions

Admissions for Those who come from Overseas

Admissions for Those who come from Overseas

Those who wish to enroll in the Department of Japanese, Department of Advanced Studies in Japanese and Department of Business Japanese require “Student Visa” application procedures. Those who wish to enroll in 1-month or 3-month short-term Japanese courses can enter Japan with a visa status of “Temporary Visitor.” For details, please check with the nearest Japanese diplomatic mission abroad.

Department of Japanese
Department of Advanced Studies in Japanese

You can move from the Japanese language department to the Japanese language school. You can study Japanese for up to 2 years.

Application qualification

It is preferable that the application is within 5 years of graduation from the last school or institution.

  • Department of Japanese
    Formal school education of no less than 12 years or 4-year College graduate from a foreign country. Please ask for details before applying.
  • Department of Advanced Studies in Japanese
    In addition to the aforementioned, Japanese ability equivalent to Level 2 in the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test is required.

Application Period

Admission Date of enrollment Those applying for student visa
April 08/04/2022 (D/M/Y) 02/08/2021 to 2/2/2022 (D/M/Y)
October 09/10/2022 (D/M/Y) 01/08/2022 to 3/8/2022 (D/M/Y)

* It may be possible to apply after the deadline. Please ask for details.
*The applicant qualification requirements may differ depending on nationality. Please enquire for these details.
*Office hours: Weekdays, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Please ask us when applying on Saturdays.
*The school cannot bear any responsibility for the failure in meeting the deadline for visa-application due to flaws in the submitted documents.
*When the number of applicants reaches the full quota, no more applicants will be accepted.

Tuition

Fees for entrance procedure First semester
(6 months)
Second semester
(6 months)
Screening fee
30,000 yen
Admission fee
100,000 yen
Tuition fee 
350,000 yen
Tuition fee 
350,000 yen

*In addition to the above, some textbook fees are necessary.
*Tuition fee includes regular health examination fee.
*Before entering Japan, purchasing overseas travelers’ personal accident insurance is recommended.
*In principle, all fees are non-refundable.

Payment of School Expenses (Bank Transfer)

Payment should be made under the name of the applicant. (Some transfer cost is necessary.)

Bank name Branch name Account number
Sumitomo Mitsui
Banking Corporation
Kawasaki Branch Savings account
8049665
MUFG Bank Kawasaki-Ekimae Branch Savings account
4658441

Name of the Account: College of Business and Communication

Application documents

[N.B.]
Official documents more than three months old cannot be considered valid.

  • April
    enrollment
    After
    late September

  • October
    enrollment
    After
    late March

  • When making a correction in the description, cross out the unnecessary words with double lines and put a name stamp or sign there to show that a correction has been made willingly. Please do not use correction fluid (whiteout).
  • Please attach Japanese translation if the document is not in Japanese.
  • Required documents may differ depending on nationality.
  • Additional documents might be required depending on the documents be handed in.

[Submitted by the applicant]

  • Curriculum Vitae (CBC-designated form) The applicant must fill this out by himself/herself.
  • 6 photographs of the applicant taken within 6 months of application (3x4cm)

    ※Write the name, date of birth and nationality on the back of each picture with a ballpoint pen.

  • A certificate of graduation or certificate of completion from the most-recent institution attended (No photocopy acceptable)
  • A certificate of expected graduation if the applicant is a student at present (No photocopy acceptable)
  • Transcripts of all the classes taken at the above institution(s) (No photocopy acceptable)
  • Certificate of employment if the applicant has any
  • Copy of the passport (if the applicant has one)
    ※The page with the picture, the passport number and the name of the applicant
    ※The page(s) with the stamp of Japanese Immigration (if the applicant has been to Japan before)
  • Proof of learning Japanese
    Ceritificate of JLPT or NAT-TEST may be required.

[Submitted by financial supporter ]
It is preferable that the person responsible for paying expenses to be the applicant’s parent or a relative in the second degree (a grandparent or a sibling). Please follow either “A. The person responsible for paying expenses is living in Japan”; or “B. The person responsible for paying expenses is living outside Japan.”

A.The person responsible for paying expenses is living in Japan
The person must be financially and socially responsible for the applicant.

  • Affidavit to the president of CBC and agreement (CBC-designated form) bearing the name stamp of the person responsible
    *The person responsible must fill this out by himself/herself.
  • Payment of Expense (CBC-designated form) bearing the name stamp of the person responsible

    *The person responsible must fill this out by himself/herself.
  • Certificate of employment of the person responsible
    *This must be an original made by the employer or an equivalent. If self-employed, a photocopy of income tax return (Aoiro-shinkoku or Shiroiro-shinkoku) certifiable on the production of the original. If being a chief-executive officer of a company, a full copy of the company registration (Toukibo-touhon).
  • Proof of the ability to finance the applicant’s tuition and all the expenses
    Proof of Tax Payment (Nouzei-Shoumeisyo) 1 and 2 issued by a tax office
    and
    An original of the Proof of Local Taxation (Juuminzei Kazei Shoumeisyo) bearing the gross annual income for the last 3 years
  • Certificate of Bank balance
    and Bank statement details of deposit and withdrawal for the last three years.
  • Certificate of residence(Juuminhyou) bearing all the members of the household
  • Documents that show name of workplace or school for all the members of the household
  • Documents certifying the relationship between the applicant and the financial supporter
    *Birth certificate, resident registration certificate, etc.

The person responsible for paying expenses is living outside Japan.
Depending on nationality, a person who is living in Japan and socially responsible for the applicant may be required.

  • Affidavit to the president of CBC and agreement (CBC-designated form)

    *The person responsible for paying expenses must fill this out by himself/herself.
  • Payment of Expense (CBC-designated form)
    *The person responsible for paying expenses must fill this out by himself/herself.
  • Certificate of employment
  • Income certificate for the last 3 years
  • Certificate of tax payment for the last 3 years
  • Certificate of Bank balance
    and Bank statement details of deposit and withdrawal for the last three years.
  • Documents certifying the relationship between the applicant and the financial supporter
    *Birth certificate, resident registration certificate, etc.

Admission-Procedure Flow Chart

The applicant is able to come to Japan only when CESR (Certificate of Eligibility to a Status of Residence) is issued by immigration authorities. (It is not possible only with the Admission Permit from CBC.)

  • Submit application to CBC
  • Interview and Screening
  • Notice of Pass / Fail sent
  • Pay Screening Fee JPY30,000
  • Admission Permit issued
    Apply for CESR
  • Yokohama Immigration Office Screening
  • CESR issued
  • Notice of CESR

    CESR is issued by the end of February for April enrollment and
    by the end of August for October enrollment.
  • Admission Fee JPY100,000

    Tuition Fee for 6 months JPY350,000

  • CESR is sent to the applicant or the person responsible for paying expense after confirmation of the payment of Admission Fee and Tuition Fee.
    We will send the certificate to the applicant or the sponsor of the expense after confirming the payment of the enrollment fee and tuition fee.
  • Apply for visa with
    1. CESR
    2. Passport
    3. Application form for visa

    (Available at Japanese diplomatic establishments abroad)
    4. 2 photographs (4.5×4.5cm)
    *Required documents may differ depending on the country.
  • Japanese diplomatic establishments abroad
    Visa issued and attached to the passport
  • Come to Japan
  • Enter CBC (Early April or Early October)

For the application form and course information, please click here.
≫Application form Course Information

Japanese 3-month course

Course Name 1-month(dd/mm/yyyy) 3-month(dd/mm/yyyy)
Spring course
09/04/2021-14/05/2021
09/04/2021-25/06/2021
Summer course
30/06/2021-30/07/2021
30/06/2021-17/09/2021
Autumn course
08/10/2021-05/11/2021
08/10/2021-22/12/2021
Winter course
06/01/2022-04/02/2022
06/01/2022-18/03/2022
Tuition
70,000 yen
200,000 yen
Application deadline 1 week before the course starts

*Event participation fees and textbook fees are not included in the tuition fee.
*There will be JPY10,000 cancellation fee if you do so after application.
*No refund will be made after the course starts.
*These courses are extendable.

Application Requirements

  • Valid status of residence (visa) until the end of the course
  • 12 years of formal education in a foreign country

Required Documents

  • Application Form (CBC-designated form)
  • Copy of passport (picture page)
  • 3 photos (3×4cm)

For the application form and course information, please click here.
≫Application form Course Information

Payment of School Expenses (Bank Transfer)

Payment should be made under the name of the applicant. (Some transfer cost is necessary.)

Bank name Branch name Account number
Sumitomo Mitsui
Banking Corporation
Kawasaki Branch Savings account
8049665
MUFG Bank Kawasaki-Ekimae Branch Savings account
4658441

Name of the Account: College of Business and Communication

Department of Business Japanese (2-year course)

Application Requirements
  • 12 years of formal education
  • One of the following conditions
    • Passed N2 or higher level of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or equivalent academic ability
    • Having studied at a Japanese-language school in Japan more than 6 months continuously with 85% or more attendance rate
Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae (CBC-designated form)
  • Affidavit to the president of CBC (CBC-designated form)
  • Graduation or completion certificate and official transcript from most recent academic institution attended (No photocopy acceptable)
  • Completion certificate, official transcript and attendance rate certificate from Japanese-language school in Japan (※ 1)
  • 6 photos (3×4 cm) (One photo should be affixed to the Curriculum Vitae.)
  • Copy of certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency Test 2 or N2(※ 2)
  • Recommendation letter from the Japanese-language school attended in Japan (※ 1)
  • Copy of passport (copy of the passport pages showing your photo, name and immigration stamp for Japan)
  • Copy of Residence Card (both front and back sides)(※3)
  • Certificate of bank balance under the name of financial sponsor
  • Certificate of employment or ownership of financial sponsor
  • The official document to prove the relationship between the applicant and the financial sponsor
  • Others (※ 4)

* 1 Only those who have attended or are attending a Japanese-language school in Japan.

* 2 This must be handed if apply from overseas.

* 3 Only those who live in Japan

* 4 Depending on the country or region, additional documents may be requested.

Application Period
Date of enrollment Application period (*1)
08/04/2022 (D/M/Y) 01/08/2021 to 31/01/2022 (D/M/Y)

*1 It may be possible to apply after the deadline. Please ask for details.

Examination

The applicant qualification requirements and examination schedule may differ depending on nationality. Please enquire for these details.

School Expenses (first year)
Fees for entrance procedure First semester
(6 months)
Second semester
(6 months)
Screening fee
30,000 yen
Enrollment fee
100,000 yen
Tuition fee
355,000 yen
Tuition fee
355,000 yen

* Event participation fees and textbook fees are not included in the tuition fee.

* Tuition fee includes regular health examination fee.

* In principle, all fees are non-refundable.

Please download the application form and course guide from here.

≫ Application form Course guide

Payment of School Expenses (Bank Transfer)

Payment should be made under the name of the applicant. (Some transfer cost is necessary.)

Bank name Branch name account number
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Corporation
Kawasaki Branch Savings account
8049665
MUFG Bank Kawasaki-Ekimae Branch Savings account
4658441

Name of the Account: College of Business and Communication