Having a smooth application process is important to us! We are upfront with all program costs and provide a comprehensive screening phone call ensuring you know how the program works. We try and answer all your questions and then provide you with our expert travel materials that will prepare you for your next step. Our entire application process is outlined below for you to review.

Be aware that there are some dodgy companies out there that will try and pressure you into applying. Always read the T&C’s and beware of all the costs. If the costs aren’t listed on the companies website – we recommend walking away.

At IEP, we pride ourselves in offering the best customer service on the market – if you aren’t happy after the initial phone call we will refund you in full.

Step 1

Apply online:

To start your Japan working holiday adventure you will need to make the initial deposit of $295. That initial deposit guarantees your spot on the program!

Apply for Work and Travel Japan here.

Step 2

Pre screening interview:
We will be in touch within 2 working days after you apply to answer any questions you may have and to give you lots of information about the visa process, Japan and our employers!

Step 3

Visa application:
We start the visa process right away! We will review the documents you need to submit to make sure there are no errors will and send you the guidelines to complete the visa application. 

Step 4

Full Payment:
The final payment of $1100 is paid within 8 weeks of your initial deposit. If you need a payment plan – just ask us! Want to pay in full – no worries. We are here to help you make the move to Japan!

The total program fee is $1395 (lowest program fees on the market!), but to get the ball rolling you only need to make the initial payment.

Step 6

Flights, Insurance & Tours:

STA Travel is the preferred travel agency for Work and Travel Japan and we recommend you discuss your travel plans with the STA Travel Working Holidays Branch. You can reach them on 1300 850 485 or You can now also arrange for payment of your insurance – we can make sure you have the coverage you need for all your working holiday needs!

Step 7

Make Arrival Arrangements:
You now must arrange for your arrival in Japan by booking in your stay and orientation with our Japanese partner organization.

Step 8

You are ready to depart!

Still have a few questions before you sign up? If you would like some clarification on anything at all, fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch within 1-2 working days, by phone and email, to answer any questions you might have.

Enquire About Work and Travel Japan