Due to the current situation surrounding the COVID-19, it was announced by the Immigration Services Agency that Certificates of Eligibility which are normally valid for 3 months will be treated as follows (Announced on January 21, 2021).
・Certificates of Eligibility issued between October 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 will be valid until April 30, 2021.
・Certificates of Eligibility issued between January 1, 2020 and January 30, 2021 will be valid until July 31, 2021.
・Certificates of Eligibility issued after January 31, 2021 will be valid for 6 months from the date of issuance.
However, please be careful of the following information:
If three months pass AFTER the issuance date listed on the Certificate of Eligibility, you will need a document stating that "the university can still accept the student under the same activities as when applying for issuance of the Certificate of Eligibility" issued by Ritsumeikan University.
When applying for the visa and when entering Japan, you will need the following two documents (1. Certificate of Eligibility and 2. The above document issued by Ritsumeikan University).
Students that need this document issued by the university direct their consultations to email@example.com.