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JET Programme - Application and Selection Process



Apply for the 2018 JET Programme at the JET Programme Canada website. Deadline: November 17, 2017.


The application form is available in October each year with a deadline in November. Most participants depart in summer of the following year. A very limited number of participants may depart as early as April, based on the availability of positions.

For Email notification when the next application is available, sign up at the
JET Programme Canada website.

In general, applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree before departing for Japan
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, if applying through the Embassy of Japan in Canada
    *(For non-Canadian citizens, visit the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR)
    JET Programme website)
  • (For Coordinators for International Relations) Be proficient in Japanese language ability (JLPT level 2 or four years university level Japanese courses with practical experience, or equivalent)
  • Eligibility details

Selection Process


Application packages available



Application submission deadline



Interview invitations mailed out from Embassy



Interviews for Vancouver Consulate candidates



Interview results announced



Participant placements announced

End of July/Beginning of August

Departure for Japan




(C) Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, 900-1177 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9 Tel: (604) 684-5868. This page updated September 14, 2017 .