Category Archive: News and Announcements

Jul 04

Typhoon Season

Hello fellow JETs! As you know, a typhoon has passed by the Fukuoka area today. As we are approaching the midst of the typhoon season, it would be a good idea to familiarize yourself with what you should do before and during a typhoon. A typhoon is a tropical cyclone. During a typhoon you can …

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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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