The application process for studying abroad is lengthy, and applicants should begin preparing far ahead of their expected start date. It is critical to start the admissions process as soon as possible because application deadlines are sometimes set far before the semester’s start date (sometimes as many as ten months).
It would be best if you also left time for scheduling any required standardized examinations and having the results of these tests forwarded to schools. There is no universal application system in place. Every college or institution has its own set of policies.
The 6 basic steps for applying Japan are: