Arrival Support

We offer assistance with arrival, and with various things required for setting up your new life in Japan, and general living information. If you would like the following support, please submit the application form below through your laboratory.

〈Eligible person〉

  • Newly hired international researchers in OAS(Organization for Advanced Studies) 

Visa support


The International Support Office, Student Exchange Division Tohoku University provides visa support (issuing the Certificate of Eligibility). If you need their support, please be sure to apply to the office at least 2 months before the date of your visit to Japan. If you fail to apply in time, contact us at IAC. However, please keep in mind that there will be no guarantee of a visa by a certain deadline you set.

Assist with Bank and Bureaucratic procedure

We will assist with the bank and general bureaucratic paperwork upon your arrival in Japan. We are only able to offer this service once, upon arrival.

Assist with moving into university apartments

We help you move in and set up university apartments, to make for smooth transportation into your new life in Japan. Also, we provide information about how to use public transportation from your apartment to Katahira, how to set up your gas, water, electricity, etc.

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