Category Archive: News and Announcements

Apr 25

Update: Getting a Japanese Driver’s License

Hello JETs, I hope you are all having a wonderful week! The “Getting a Japanese Driver’s License” page on the website has been updated. As of March 2017, Fukuoka and Kitakyushu City Driver’s License Centers no longer administer driver’s license converstion practical skills test (driving test). They only handle license conversions that do not require …

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Apr 11

JLPT Registration is Open!

Hello Fukuoka JETs! Yes, it’s that time again! Registration for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has opened up for the Summer 2017 test. It’s your chance to put all those skills that you’ve learned to the test! The JLPT is offered twice a year in Japan. The next test is on Sunday, July 2nd. Registration has …

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Mar 15

We’re looking for Area Leaders!

Hello Fukuoka JET Participants!   Fukuoka is looking for JETs that are interested in becoming Area Leaders. Are you interested in challenging yourself? Making new friends? Giving back to the JET community? Are you overflowing with knowledge about the area you’re living in? If so, you may be the perfect candidate as an Area Leader! …

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