Frequently Asked Questions

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To join WWOOF Japan you must do 3 things:
Complete the online membership application
Send payment for membership
Send us an e-mail by Contact Form as to how you paid so we can identify your payment

How much money will I need to spend while WWOOFing?
How to pay for membership? How much is it?
How to pay for membership by credit card (or how to use the PayPal system to pay by credit card for
Hours of help a day
Women WWOOFers
Does WWOOF Japan or hosts pay my airfare?
Do hosts accept non Japanese people and / or non Japanese speaking people?
What if there is a communication problem between me and the host?
How much time do I need to arrange to go WWOOFing?
What will I get if I join WWOOF Japan?
Japanese immigration
How many hours a day do WWOOFers have to help the host? And do hosts have a day off?
What does 'Invalid Security Code' mean?
Is it possible that I won't be able to find a host to accept me?
Will hosts accept two or more WWOOFers at one time?
How long can each WWOOFer stay at each host?
The kind of place I want is ....
Visas info again
General info
Where are hosts situated?
What kinds of places are your hosts?
Couples or friends WWOOFing together
The veneer of tourism & your daily grind
Is it safe to drink the water in Japan?
Children? Age limit? Families together?
Does Japan Membership allow me to WWOOF in other countries too?
How long until I get my membership?
Tell your family where you are going and update them as you move
Is accommodation private?
Do hosts pay money?
CHEATING (wwoofing without a membership)
Marijuana is an illegal substance in Japan
Health matters
Email problems contacting us?
Notes about WWOOFing, about WWOOFers and about Hosts (A Code Of Conduct for Hosts and WWOOFers)
How to make arrangements to go to a host?
Are hosts monitored?
Has the Host seen the message I sent them?
You must NOT go to a Host without an appropriately completed WWOOFer Permit
Advance payment to extend your membership
Do hosts accept WWOOFers during winter?
Can I come to the WWOOF office in Sapporo and join as a WWOOFer?
WWOOFer Permit
Bank fees to send money
Take care NOT to pay DOUBLE by accident when paying by credit card or PayPal; We do NOT give refunds
Your WWOOFer Permit - photo, signature, showing Hosts, etc
Join & get full membership details now, but choose a date in the future from when you want your memb
Please take WWOOF rules seriously.
How do I get to a host's place?
What about safety among other WWOOFers?
Do you have hosts in the cities?
Printing WWOOFer Permit problems?
Host Codes have changed
Tell us how you've paid for your membership
Fees to process 'underpayments'
A printed verson of our list of Hosts?
Caution when sending payment from your bank to our bank!
"oops, member login required", even though you are a member AND you are logged in?
Can I change the commencement date of my membership?
How long will it take to receive my membership after I join?
Can I join WWOOF in other countries through you at WWOOF Japan?
Membership fee for children aged 6 to 15 is half the normal adult membership fee
How many hosts do you have?
Can I telephone someone at WWOOF Japan?
(old) Membership Card? ..., (NEW) WWOOFer Permit?
How do I join
Turning off or holding up a WWOOFer's membership
Are all your hosts actively accepting WWOOFers?
If you lose your WWOOFer Permit
No refunds
To media inquiries
Organic; taking as much as possible into account
WWOOF Japan  Honcho 2-jo, 3-chome 6-7, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, 065-0042  JAPAN
E-mail: Contact Form   Fax number from within Japan: (03) 4496-6370    Fax number from outside Japan: +81 3 4496-6370

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