Getting a Visa

Here’s an overview of how Visa’s work for all of our locations. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility for your chosen location during your admission interview.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed.

Find out what visa you need for your chosen location:

Tokyo

For those that do not hold a Japanese passport:

Internships in Japan are generally classified as volunteer activity, therefore foreign interns do not usually need a visa. The visa exemption period for most countries is 90 days, interns looking to take programs that are longer than 90 days will need to leave Japan and re-enter. This is a straightforward process that involves a short flight to Korea (typcially return flights start from USD $120), our teams will be able to guide you on how to do this.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

For more info, visit: https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/short/novisa.html

Seoul

For those that do not hold a Republic of Korea passport:

Internships in South Korea are generally classified as a volunteer activity, therefore foreign interns usually do not need a visa. The visa exemption period for most countries is 90 days, interns looking to take programs that are longer than 90 will need to leave South Korea and re-enter. This is a straightforward process that involves a short flight to Japan (typcially return flights start from USD $120), our teams will be able to guide you on how to do this.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Bangkok

For those that do not hold a Thai passport:

You will need a Non-immigrant Visa ED. In order to be eligible for this visa, you will need to be a current university student (at the time of your Visa application), or a graduate with a bachelor degree. You will also need to make sure that there is a Royal Thai Embassy that offers consular services in the country / city that you are located. You can check the offical embassy page for more information. Please note, the cost of this visa is approximtely USD $170 (fees are payable directly by you).

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

London

For those that do not hold a UK passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa.

Students in the UK with an existing student visa will likely not need new visa, we will confirm this during your call with our admissions team.

If you are from outside of the EU there are several visa options and we will be able to recommend the best route for you. The most common is the ‘Tier 5 Government Authorized Exchange Visa’ and the total cost of obtaining this visa is approximately USD $1200 (fees are payable directly by you). In order to be eligible for this visa you will need to be a full time degree student, or a recent graduate starting the program within 12 months of completing your studies. If this is not the case there may be other options for you so please do get in touch and we can advise further.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Please note that we are closely monitoring the Brexit situation as this may affect EU visas to the UK and will be sure to update this information as soon as possible.

Dublin

For those that do not hold an Irish passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in Ireland for up to 90 days. Students in Ireland with an existing student visa do not need another visa.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Berlin

For those that do not hold a German passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in Germany for up to 90 days.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Barcelona

For those that do not hold a Spanish passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in Spain for up to 90 days.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Paris

For those that do not hold a French passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in France.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Stockholm

For those that do not hold a Swedish passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in Ireland for up to 90 days.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your interview with us.

Amsterdam

For those that do not hold a Dutch passport:

If you are from the EU you won’t need a visa. If you are from outside of the EU, most countries do not need a Visa to do an internship in Ireland for up to 90 days.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your interview with us.

New York

For those that do not hold a US passport:

There are several visa options and we will be able to recommend the best route for you. The most common is the J1 Visa and the total cost of this visa is approximately USD $1200 (fees are payable directly by you). In order to be eligible for this visa you will need to be a full time degree student, or a recent graduate starting the program within 12 months of completing your studies.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Toronto

For those that do not hold a Canadian passport:

There are several visa options and we will be able to recommend the best route for you. The best option for non US Citizens is the Working Holiday Visa and the total cost of this visa is approximately USD $190 (fees are payable directly by you). For US Citizens you would need to apply for the Open Work Permit, it’s a two stage process and the total costs are approxintely USD $550 (fees are payable directly by you).

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

San Francisco

For those that do not hold a US passport:

There are several visa options and we will be able to recommend the best route for you. The most common is the J1 Visa and the total cost of this visa is approximately USD $1200 (fees are payable directly by you). In order to be eligible for this visa you will need to be a full time degree student, or a recent graduate starting the program within 12 months of completing your studies.

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

Sydney

For those that do not hold an Australian or New Zealand passport:

There are several visa options and we will be able to recommend the best route for you. The best option is usually the working holiday visa and the total cost of this visa is approximetly AUD $485 (fees are payable directly by you).

Please do not be worried about the visa, our Admissions and Visa teams are specialists in all visa types and will be able to guide you where needed. We will be able to evaluate and confirm your eligibility during your admission interview with us.

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