How to Prepare


Required items
Remarks
Passport
Please note the expiration date. Staying period + 6 months is required.
Tickets
When entering the Philippines, you need a return ticket or a ticket to leave the Philippines.
Wallet
Prepare for the following: Round trip transportation expenses from home to the airport + local school expenses + allowance
Overseas travel insurance policy
How to Use: contacts are listed. (Subscription is optional)
Clothing
It is recommended to take suitable amount of clothes including every day wear and going out outfits. Please bring footwear ideal to tropical weather. We offer laundry service twice a week. Cleaned laundry will be available for pickup 3 days after.
Towel
Please take enough bath and face towels.
Toiletries
Shampoo, conditioner, hair treatments, body soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, toilet paper at least 1 roll
Cosmetics
In addition to basic cosmetics, we also recommend bringing of sunscreen due to the hot weather in the Philippines. Although glasses and contact lens supplies can be purchased locally, it’s best to have them handy.
a copy of passport
Always store passport in a safe place.
Medicine
In case of colds or diarrhea, we recommend taking medicines you have previously taken in Japan.
Dictionary/Translator
Only English texts are available at school. There are no Japanese reference books.
Writing Materials
Although it can be purchased locally, the quality in Japan is better.
Tote bag / backpack
It is recommended to take a school bag such backpack to carry educational items such books and other school supplies around the campus.
 
Recommendations
Remarks
Cards
International cash card, credit card (VISA or MASTER) etc.
Electronic dictionary
You may bring any form of bilingual dictionary, electronic or traditional. It will come in handy especially in studying vocabulary.
Leisure goods
Swimwear, beach sandals, sunglasses, hats, insect repellent and bug bites.
Camera
Please remember the memories of your study abroad life.
Laptop
Lessons or assignments requiring a PC is not normally given. However, you’re welcome to bring a laptop for research and viewing purposes.
Charger
You may bring your camera, PC and mobile phones.
A transformer
Philippines voltage system is 220V 60hrz. Please ensure appliances are compatible to Philippine voltage. 
AA battery* The closet/safety deposit box in the on-campus dormitory is battery operated lock. Please have three AA batteries. They can be purchased locally * There is no need to provide batteries if you’re staying in one of our off-campus dormitories.
Guidebook
It’s a good idea to have beach sandals or tropical footwear that will come in handy when travelling. 
Photo ID
Please check availability of any products before bringing them to the Philippines. There’s a possibility that they may be readily available in local stores.
Instant Food
Oatmeal, miso soup, tea, etc.
 
Please take note of the checked baggage weight restrictions on airplanes.