There are approximately 68,000 JET alumni spread across the world who made Japan their home for a period of one to five years. Some remain in Japan as a result, while others begin their next step in life by returning to their home countries.
In this section, former JET participants can find important information about the JET Alumni Association (JETAA), which is an independent organisation comprised of former JET participants. As of July 2018, JETAA is active in 16 countries and consists of 52 chapters that boast a total of approximately 26,000 members.
Please refer to the General Information Handbook or the Japan Pension Service website for information about the Lump-sum Withdrawal Payment (pension refund).