• Moving companies within the island

    FAT BOY Movings English speaking moving company located in Onna! ・House moves ・Yardsales, Bookoo, OIST Tida purchase moves ・AC ...

  • Cultural Activities

    External Cultural Activities are on hold due to Covid-19. Internal Cultural Activities and Classes Sanshin Classes (Thursdays) Satsuki Agena - Se...

  • Obtain a Certificate of Criminal Record in Japan

    Certificate of Criminal Record 犯罪歴証明書(Hanzaireki shoumeisho)   Please find more information here   *Please bring a document...

  • Driving in Japan

    In order to drive in Japan, you are required to carry one of the following: Japanese driver's license (issued only for those who reside in Japan...

  • About Japanese Driver's License

    Japanese driver's licenses are issued by the prefectural government's public safety commissions and are overseen on a nationwide basis by the National...

  • Driver's License Academy

    Driving License Academy is a company providing driving lessons for those who are taking driving tests to obtain a Japanese driver's license. For th...

  • Services - draft

      OIST resource center provides daily life support to all staff and students and their family members – everyone in OIST community. Relocati...

  • December 2020 Newsletter

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  • Birding in Okinawa 101 Field Trip

                     Nick Friedman has his PhD in Biology. He has been working at OIS...