Effective: April 1, 2021

Regular Membership

Members of the foreign media based in Japan, the bulk of whose work is published abroad.

Regular

Joining fee: 37,500 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 13,000 yen

 

Young Regular (under 40 yrs. old)

Joining fee: 2,000 yen

Deposit: 20,000 yen

Monthly dues: 6,000 yen

 

Outside Kanto Regular

Joining fee: 2,000 yen

Deposit: 30,000 yen

Monthly dues: 6,000 yen

 

Recovery levy: 1,500 yen per month (from April 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022)

 

  • Joining fees subject to change
  • Deposit will be returned upon leaving the Club
  • Monthly dues includes mailing charge
  • Young Regular members, on turning 40, will be charged the full 13,000 yen per month to continue as Regular Members
  • Outside Kanto is defined as outside Tokyo-to, or Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, and Yamanashi prefectures

 

Associate Membership

Those not employed in journalism, writing or in the media, which includes all business people.

Associate

Joining fee: 400,000 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 17,500 yen

 

Diplomatic Associate (Diplomatic visa required)

Joining fee: 75,000 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 17,500 yen

 

Five-Year Associate

(Non-permanent residents only. If membership

exceeds five years, a 300,000 yen fee will be charged)

Joining fee: 100,000 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 17,500 yen

 

Young Associate (under 40 yrs. old)

Joining fee: 50,000 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 13,600 yen

 

Outside Kanto Associate

Joining fee: 50,000 yen

Deposit: 30,000 yen

Monthly dues:13,000 yen

 

Recovery levy: 1,500 yen per month (from April 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022)

 

  • Joining fees subject to change
  • Deposit will be returned upon leaving the Club
  • Monthly dues includes mailing charge
  • Young Associate members, on turning 40, will be charged the full 17,500 yen per month to continue as Associate Members
  • Outside Kanto is defined as outside Tokyo-to, or Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, and Yamanashi prefectures

 

Professional Associate Membership

Journalists, writers, authors, published academics based in Japan who make more than 50% of their income from domestic activities.

Professional/Journalist Associate

Joining fee: 37,500 yen

Deposit: 40,000 yen

Monthly dues: 13,000 yen

 

Young P/J Associate (under 40 yrs old)

Joining fee: 2,000 yen

Deposit: 20,000 yen

Monthly dues: 6,000 yen

 

Outside Kanto P/J Associate

Joining fee: 2,000 yen

Deposit: 30,000 yen

Monthly dues: 6,000 yen

 

Recovery levy: 1,500 yen per month (from April 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022)

 

  • Joining fees subject to change
  • Deposit will be returned upon leaving the Club
  • Monthly dues includes mailing charge
  • Young P/J Associate members, on turning 40 will be charged the full 13,000 yen per month to continue as P/J Associate Members
  • Outside Kanto is defined as outside Tokyo-to, or Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, and Yamanashi prefectures

Guest Membership

Available to nonresident journalists temporarily visiting Japan. Guest Membership is free for the first month.

  • One month free membership for temporary visitors.
  • Temporary membership can be extended for 2 additional months (total = 3 months).
  • Each additional month is subject to the applicable Membership category fee.
  • Guest Members must provide documentation proving Membership qualifications.

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