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Membership Application

If you wish to join IJKA, please be sure to read IJKA Rules and Policies first.
If you agree with our policies:
A. Send the karatedo history of the instructor in charge of the organization along with a copy of his/her dan certificate, to IJKA Secretariat.
B. Upon receiving a letter of admission from the IJKA evaluation committee and confirming Payment Method, please make your payment.
C. Your registration process will take place once the payment is confirmed.

About Fee


annual fee jp¥15,000


annual fee jp¥2,500

※Individual Membership Annual Fee

  • Karate Passport will be issued only one time, so the membership fee will be 2000yen from the second renewal.
    Replacement of a lost Karate Passport will cost 500 yen.
  • Once you receive the certificate from headquarters, sign the receipt, and send the scanned image of the receipt back to headquarters.
  • The membership fee must be wired to headquarters from the applicant's name, otherwise the head office will not be able to recognize whom the certificate is for.
  • When transferring the membership fee, the name of the recipient must be IJKA, otherwise the office will not be able to retrieve the funds.

Dan Grading Fee

Shodan jp\20,000
2DAN jp\25,000
3DAN jp\30,000
4DAN jp\40,000
5DAN jp\60,000
6DAN jp\80,000
7DAN jp\100,000
8DAN jp\140,000

Certification Transfer

Evaluation fee jp\3,000
Transfer fee jp\3,000

Recommended Dan

annual fee jp\20,000+Dan Grading Fee

Honorary Dan

annual fee jp\20,000+Dan Grading Fee

Certification fee

Dan jp\5,000
examiner jp\5,000
judge jp\5,000
instructor jp\5,000

1. Annual fee for Branch certification (Group membership) will be JPY15,000

2. JPY5,000 will be charged in addition to the current basic Dan Grading fee

3. JPY1,000 will be charged in addition to the current basic individual membership fee.

These additional amounts account for shipping, PayPal and bank transaction fees.