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Bring your family with you to Japan while you are pursuing further studies. International students in Japan who are married and those who have children may bring their family to Japan with them. In fact, some university dormitories offer couple rooms and family rooms or apartment-type accommodations for international students. In this article I will share with you the procedures of bringing your family with you to Japan, as well as some tips from our own visa application experience. Double-check which kind o institution you will be enrolled in. The recommended timeframe is 6 months as this allows you to settle your life in Japan before you bring in your family.
Just like any immigration procedure getting a visa involves a lot of form-filling, application processing and trips to an imposing-looking embassy building. The good news is that the Japanese student visa is one of the easiest visas to get and the GaijinPot Student Placement Program will help you through the entire process. This information assumes that you are applying from outside of the country.
The process of extending your visa in Japan can be a confusing one. It is helpful to examine all your options. Read on to learn more about common options for international students at Japanese universities.