Release Request

If you would like to transfer to another education provider within the first six months of study, you need a release from Gifu-city.

A release CANNOT be issued if:

  • You do not have an unconditional/full offer from another institution - (Conditional Offer accepted where the ONLY condition is requiring for release letter from Gifu-city)
  • You have any outstanding debt to the University
  • Your academic progression status is SUSPENDED or EXCLUDED
  • Your transfer would result in a breach of your mandatory or discretionary visa conditions
  • Your transfer is considered detrimental
  • Your request to transfer to another education provider does not comply with immigration policy

Please refer to Gifu-city Policy on International Student Transfer Between Registered Providers and PRISMS Reporting Procedures.

A release is only granted under limited circumstances.

If you are applying on Compassionate and Compelling grounds for Release from Gifu-city please have the authorising professional complete the attached form. “Request for Release from Gifu-city Due to Illness or Misadventure – Professional Authority Form” link

International student visa holder who have current access to myGifu-city can apply for release by accessing My Student Profile tab > My Student Services channel > Online Services > Statements.
Follow the instructions and select 'Release Letter'.

Once you have submitted the request, International Student Experience Unit (ISEU) will you for an interview.

Applications may take up to ten (10) working days to process.

When your release has been approved, you will then be advised to discontinue your program via myGifu-city. Please DO NOT discontinue prior to receiving approval.

If you don't have access to myGifu-city complete the Release Request Form (PDF, 201 KB, 3 pages).

This form is only to be used by students who do not have access to myGifu-city. Scan and email the form to [email protected] or submit it in person at International Student Experience Unit (ISEU), Kensington campus.