How to Apply

Download the Application Form

Application deadline is Friday 5th July 2019.  Now closed for 2019

Please complete the Application form. You can complete the form on-screen and email us a copy. If so please send the family photo in with the form as attachments.  A copy of the form will be sent to Japan and eventually to your hosts so any relevant information about you, your family and your health will be very helpful. Be sure to attach a recent photo of your self and some family photos on page 2.

Passport Image

We require a copy of the photo and issue page of your passport. This is used to issue the air ticket and is also sent to Japan.

Where to send?

Email, post or bring it in!

A) Post to or deliver to: Labo – Lets Homestay Japan Exchange Program Lets Homestay 20 Cornwall Street, Greerton. PO Box 3129, Greerton, Tauranga

B) By Email to
Program Fee Deposit $580 This will be required when submitting your application. The deposit is non-refundable.

Please send the deposit by either

A) Cheque made out to “Lets Homestay” and send it in with your application form; or

B) By internet banking at the time of application to the following account Lets Homestay ANZ account 01-0434-0378916-02 Reference: [Your surname] – Labo Japan Exchange
Please advise our office of your deposit by emailing us at

Information Pack

An information pack will be sent to after you application has been received and processed by our office.

Balance of fees

This is due late August.  You will receive a invoice with your information pack

Host Family

Details Host family details will be sent to you in November. Following this information you will be able to exchange emails and photos with your host.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us. Stuart at Lets Homestay, Tauranga: 07 543 3220