The objective of this homestay program is for the
guests to communicate with host families. If there seems not to be sufficient time for guests to spend
with their host families during the homestay, the application can not be
Since it takes time to find host families, usually applications are required to
be submitted 2 months prior to the first day of the desired homestay.
small groups which wish a short-term stay are exception to this rule. Please contact the
Center for more
Homestays are accepted and
arranged through the courtesy of the host organizations and host families
participating in this program. The Nagoya Homestay Volunteer Center is unable to
compel them to do the activities and if the requested homestay period is
inconvenient for them, the application will be cancelled.
If there are changes to the
application after the acceptance of the application by the center, such as the
number of the guests or the homestay period, the application may be cancelled.
Please only apply when these fundamental details have been firmly decided.
The host organizations search for host families based on the submitted details.
Significant delays of the required documents might cause the cancellation of the
The guests’ preferences
indicated in the application form can not always be fulfilled, however
factors contributing to the guests’ allergies or chronic diseases are considered.
For a homestay to be successful the cooperation of the applying organization is
needed. In case of inadequate support or bad faith on the part of the
organization, the host organization may cancel the arrangement.
In the case that there are
more than 5 guests or the guests are high school students or younger, the
applying organization should designate at least one person aged 20 or over as a
group leader and accompany the guests. The group leader is required to stay at a
hotel near the office of the host organization.
Fees should be paid by in
advance the applying organization. The administrative fee is not refundable
under any circumstances.