Campus Guide for International Students


Welcome to Tokyo Tech!!

This Campus Guide contains necessary information for while you will be studying at Tokyo Tech. As there are some systems and procedures that are specific to international students, we would appreciate that you refer to it when required.

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  • Contact:
    Student Support Division
    Taki Plaza B1 Floor in Ookayama Campus
    Tel 03-5734-3013、7648
    Office hours: 8:30-17:15 Mon.-Fri.



Residence and Registration Procedures
 1.1 Residence Card
 1.2 Notification Procedures Involving Your Address
 1.3 Change in Information on the Residence Card Other Than Place of Residence
 1.4 Social Security and Tax Number (Individual Number)
 1.5 Leaving Japan
 1.6 Leave of Absence from the University
 1.7 Withdrawal / Removal from the University
 1.8 Extending Period of Stay
 1.9 Applying for Permission to Engage in Extra-status Activity

Visa Consulting Service
Joining the National Health Insurance System

Disaster and Accident Insurance for Students and Personal Liability Insurance for Students
 4.1 Disaster and Accident Insurance for Students (Gakkensai)
 4.2 Personal Liability Insurance for Students (Gakkenbai)
 4.3 Premiums

 4.4 Joining the Insurance

 4.5 Claiming Insurance

 4.6 Other(car Insurance)


Medical Checkup
 5.1 Annual Medical Checkup and Medical Certificate
 5.2 Special Medical Screenings


Counseling and Support System
 6.1 Student Guidance Room
 6.2 Health Consultation and Counseling Services at the Health Support Center
 6.3 Tutoring System


Applying for Certificates
 7.1 Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Enrollment for enrolled students
 7.2 Academic Transcripts and Completion Certificates for students having graduated or completed their studies
 7.3 Scholarship Certificates

Administrative Divisions in Charge of Student Affairs

 9.1 Dormitories exclusive for new international students
 9.2 Other dormitories
 9.3 The Tokyo Tech Affiliated Dormitory
 9.4 Tokyo International Exchange Center(TIEC)
 9.5 Company dormitories
 9.6 Private apartments and Share houses
 9.7 Rules for living in Japan


Commuter Passes and Student Discounts
 10.1 Degree Students (undergraduates, master’s and doctoral students)
 10.2 Non-Degree Students (Research Students, Japanese Intensive Course Students and International Exchange Students and International Visiting Students)


Inviting a family member to Japan
 11.1 Procedures for inviting a family member to Japan for a short-term visit (as a tourist)
 11.2 Procedures for inviting your family to reside with you
 11.3 Accommodation for you and your family

Use of the Libraries

Career Support
 13.1 Student Career Support Section
 13.2 Employment Support in the Departments

Bulletin Boards

Application for Privately Funded Scholarships
 15.1 Privately funded scholarships that you can apply for directly
 15.2 Privately funded scholarships that require a university recommendation


Useful information
 16.1 Foreign Language Medical Information Telephone Service
 16.2 Information Service for Foreign Residents
 16.3 General Information Center for Foreign Residents
 16.4 Traffic rules in Japan


1. Notification of Overseas Travel by a Foreign Student

2. Applidcation for Certificate of MEXT Scholarship Student

3. Application for a Certificate of Receipt of a ScholarshipPDF

4. Application for the Certification of Research StudentPDF

5. Application for the Certification of International Exchange (Visiting) StudentPDF

6. Application for the Certification of Japanese Intensive Course StudentPDF