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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


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