Pre/Post Arrival Support

Support for Visa application and Reserving accommodation

If you wish to make use of the support services for international researchers who are employed at AIMR, such as visa application and reserving accommodations, please contact IAC ( with necessary information below. We will contact you for detailed procedures.

Necessary Information

  • Full name of researcher
  • Laboratory
  • Position
  • Planned date of hire
  • Employment Period
  • Preferred accommodation

Other Supports

If you wish to apply for other support services, such as procedures at ward office after arriving in Japan and opening a bank account, helping with checking into Tohoku University Faculty/Staff Accommodation, and looking for apartments, applying for utilities, please make use of the International Support Center (ISC) (will open in a new tab), Tohoku University. An application can be made personally or via your host laboratory by using the link below. Please note that it is necessary to start procedures three months before your date of arrival in Japan.

Necessary Information

Please include IAC information in the section of PIC of the host department upon application.

  • 15. Name of PIC at the host department: IAC
  • 16. E-mail address of PIC at host department: