JET Programme

2021/3/26

Current Status

Applications for the 2021 JET Programme are NOW CLOSED!


Applications had to be submitted to the Embassy of Japan in Canberra and received no later than 5pm Friday 11 December 2020. Please visit the Embassy of Japan website for further information on the 2021 application.

To learn more about the JET Programme in general, you can visit the Programme's official website.

2021 JET Programme recruitment timeline:

30 September 2020

2021 JET Programme application forms are available from the Embassy of Japan online

Information sessions for interested applicants were held.

Friday 11 December 2020

Application deadline

(NOTE: Applications had to be submitted by 5pm to the Embassy of Japan in Canberra. Late applications will not be accepted).

January 2021

First stage of screening process. Written applications are reviewed by the Embassy of Japan in Canberra.

February - Beginning of March 2021

Second stage of screening process. Successful applicants are invited to attend an interview at the Embassy or nearest Consulate

April 2021

[Early Arrivals]

  • Announcement of short-list candidate status for Early Arrivals.
  • Notification of selection and assignment of Contracting Organisation for Early Arrivals.

[September Arrivals]

  • Announcement of short-list candidate and alternate status

April - September 2021

Early Arrivals arrive in Japan

July 2021

Notification of successful Participants status and assignment of Contracting Organisation for September Arrivals

May - December 2021
(second week)

Notification of upgrade to short-list candidate for alternates

July - August 2021

Pre-Departure Orientation are held for successful candidates at the Embassy or nearest Consulate.

Wednesday 8 September 2021

Arrival in Japan (appointments begin on Thursday 9 September 2021)

 

NOTE: The information regarding the JET Program on this website is for Australian citizens only. Citizens of other countries are advised to contact a Japanese diplomatic mission in their home countries.

 

For more information, please contact:

Sydney JET Desk

Telephone: (02) 9250 1000
Facsimile: (02)
9252 3344
cginfo@sy.mofa.go.jp