Thank you for your interest in Fukuoka International School (FIS). Please review our process for application. If you have any questions please contact the office. The process time varies depending on the student's grade level. The Head of School looks forward to meeting you and your child.


a) Please submit the following documents to the office:

  • - Application Form with 2 photos (2 x 3 cm)
  • - Emergency Medical Permission Form
  • - Medical History Form
  • - Neighborhood Outing Permission Form
  • - Parent Disclosure Form
  • - Transcript Release Form (high school only)
  • - Confidential School Recommendation Form
  • - Letter of Agreement
  • - English Language Profile

b) School records for the past two years

School records for the past two years including the one from the current school year if available, and an official transcript (high school only) from the previous school(s) attended.
An official transcript must be mailed to FIS directly from the previous school(s).If the school records are not in English, an English translation is required.

c) A copy of all passport

A copy of all passport(s) or any documents which verify applicant's birth date and landing permission,immigration status, period of stay such as residence card.

Note: An official dependent visa is required in order for expatriate students to attend FIS. We do not accept students with temporary visitor visa. The school's mission is to serve the international community legally living in Japan for work.


Step 2

Payment of Application Processing Fee. 

Step 3

Testing in English proficiency may be required for both elementary and secondary school students. At the secondary level, mathematics proficiency testing may also be required.

Step 4

The meeting with the Head of School & Admissions Officer will be held and the student will be interviewed with parent(s) to discuss the results of Step 3. The decision for admission will be explained.