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Become a MIA Member

Please direct inquiries to MIA by email or phone.

Miyakonojo International Association
Miyakonojo City Hall, Internationalisation Promotion Office.
6-21 Himegi-cho Miyakonojo-shi, Miyazaki-ken 885-8555 Japan

Phone 0986-23-2295
Fax  0986-23-3223
E-mail mia@btvm.ne.jp

To speed up the process of applying, you may fill out the forms in advance before bringing them in to the association's office. This will shorten the time you have to wait to complete procedures.
MIA Application Form (Individual) Excel  PDF
MIA Application Form (Group)  Excel PDF

Membership Fee

Type of Member Yearly fee
(per person) 
 Intended for  Notes
General Member Individual Member 2,000円  An individual MIA member

The yearly fee is cut in half for individuals in the following situations.
1) When a family member becomes an individual member.
2) When an individual that is part of a group registered as a group member becomes an individual member.

Group Member 10,000円 An organization, company, or other group  A representative from the group or company is alloted the rights of a member.
Supporting Member Family Member 1,000円  A family member of an individual member  One must complete procedures to apply and register as a family member.
Student Member Free Elementary, Junior and Senior High, University, and other similar students 

One must complete procedures to apply and register as a student member. However, an individual registered as a student member cannot be registered as a family member.

The person may register as a general member if so desired.

Special Member Free  Foreign residents living in or near Miyakonojo and other individuals approved by the board of directors One must complete procedures to apply and register as a special member.

Benefits of becoming a member
  1. Receive a copy of the association's newsletter (MIA NEWS) by postal mail or email
  2. Priority registration for MIA events
  3. Discount for participating in MIA events
  4. Ability to participate in MIA's yearly general meeting

Registration of international volunteers

We're recruiting MIA members, both Japanese and foreign members who can speak Japanese at a daily conversational level, as volunteers for international exchange programs.

Registration of event volunteer staff

We're recruiting volunteers to help out at MIA events (e.g. international plazas, cooking classes, World Festa in Miyakonojo, etc...). You can have a valuable experience by planning on putting on these events. Please contact MIA for further details.


MAP (Located within the Internationalisation Promotion Office. on the 2nd floor of Miyakonojo City Hall)


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Miyakonojo International Association (MIA)

Miyakonojo City Hall, Internationalisation Promotion Office.
6-21 Himegi-cho
Miyakonojo-shi, Miyazaki-ken
Japan, 885-8555

TEL: 0986-23-2295
FAX: 0986-23-3223
E-mail:mia@btvm.ne.jp