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– Duly accomplished application form
– (1) Photocopy of any valid ID
– (1) 1×1-sized photo
– Course fee (For those who passed the *Placement Test, you may pay right after the test.)


  1. Download the application form from the JFM Facebook page or JFM website. (Note: Forms will be available once the enrollment has opened.)
  2. Fill-out the form with correct information.
  3. Submit the form to the JFM office together with the payment. (For Placement Test takers, see below.)

*Placement Test Procedure
(For Marugoto Courses)
Only applicable for outsider students who have previous Nihongo learning experience.

(For Teacher Training Courses)
Only applicable for aspiring Filipino Nihongo teachers who have not taken the JLPT.

  1. Download the application form from the JFM Facebook page or JFM website.
  2. Fill-out the form with correct information.
  3. Choose your preferred date and time for the Placement Test.
  4. Submit the form through e-mail (send to: or by dropping off the office.
  5. You will receive an e-mail confirmation from the JFM regarding your Placement Test schedule.


All course fees must be paid in full by the registration deadline. Payment can only be made by CASH (in person) and CHECK (manager’s check), made payable to “The Japan Foundation Manila Office” at The Japan Foundation Manila, 23rd Floor  Pacific Star Building , Makati Ave., Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave, Makati, 1226 Metro Manila.

Course Fees
The JFM course fees are correct at the time of publication. However, the JFM reserves the right to amend or change the fees as required.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
This policy shall apply to all courses.

  • Course registration will not be confirmed until the registration form has been submitted and course fee has been paid. Payment must be settled by the registration deadline.
  • In order to cancel a confirmed registration, submit an email request to at least one week before the registration deadline in order to receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations seven (7) or less business days prior to course commencement and no-shows are not entitled to refund.

Cancellation by the JFM

  • The JFM reserves the right to cancel any course due to insufficient enrollment. Notice shall be given at least 5-7 calendar days in advance of the scheduled course date.
  • If the course is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstance such as weather or natural disaster, the registrant is entitled to get full refund of course fee paid.