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Q: I am no longer a student

A: Members who have completed graduate school are required to change their membership status, so please tell the JASID Secretariat with the date and time of completion. Your membership type will be changed to full member from the new fiscal year of JASID that starts immediately after the completion of your graduate studies. Please note that the amount of membership fee will change. Even if full members who do not have a full-time job...

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Q:I don’t have the necessary recommender for membership

A: If you do not have a recommender, you can still be screened for membership. In this case, you may leave the “Recommender” field blank on the application form. However, please add the following information to your application for Full Member Upload a PDF file of your CV in the “Student ID” field (any format is acceptable). for Student Member Please provide the name and affiliation of your academic advisor and his/her email address...

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Q: I am on a leave of absence from university. Can I still enroll in JASID as a student member?

A: Every August, we ask student members to submit their student ID card to prove that they are students. At this time, they can continue their student membership if they submit a copy of a document that proves that they are on a leave of absence (e.g., a certificate of absence from school). Please note that you must remember to renew your membership every year until you return to school. If not submitted, you will...

Q: Cautions for payment of dues via bank check

Two methods of payment are available on “My Page”: credit card payment and online banking payment by bank check. However, bank checks are only available in Japan and cannot accept money transfers from overseas. For this reason, if you have selected bank check as your payment method when creating your invoice, please send money from overseas to JASID’s Japan Post Bank account, not to the bank check account number. Please refer to the following...

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Notice of Application for Dues Reduction for FY 2023 [D/L: 25th Sep.]

The annual membership fee reduction program will be implemented for the fiscal year 2023. This programme will be applied only to those members who have applied for both full and student members and have been approved by the Executive Board of Directors. Application must be submitted to the JASID secretariat office within the application deadline. Members who wish to have their annual membership fee reduced for the fiscal year 2023 (from October 1, 2022), please...

Check your membership status and Change of Membership Type

This is JASID Secretariat. Thank you for your cooperation. Today, we inform you of two important notices. Check Your Membership Status in FY2023 For Student members On October 1, JASID will have come a new finical year (FY2023). If you would like to continue the status of student member in FY 2023, please upload a copy of your current student ID card on a Google form “[JASID] Verification of Student Member Eligibility” as below...

JASID Secretariat

SHIGA, Hiroaki (Secretary General) AKIHO, Sayaka KONNO, Nao For inquiries, please contact To contact the JASID Secretariat office, please use the form from the button below or send your inquiry to the following e-mail address. Contact Form Email Addresses hq [at] jasid.org jasid.org [at] gmail.com (replace [at] with @) Business Hours Tuesdays and Fridays (closed during long vacations) Postal Address JASID Secretariat c/o Institute of Developing Economies Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) 3-2-2 Wakaba,...