Student Exchange Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the Brea Student Delegation to Hanno, Japan!

Start by downloading these:

  • Important Dates – See important dates pertaining to the 2020 Student Exchange Trip. Includes deadlines and trip dates.
  • Detailed Information – The complete explanation of the exchange including dates, expectations, and cost.
  • Educator Evaluation Form – Applicants are required to have this form completed by a former or current teacher as a character reference. Please print it out, give it to your teacher, and bring it to your interview.

This online application is intended for collecting information needed in the application process. For more information regarding the trip and the application, please View/Download the PDF version of the application packet.

The application process will be complete upon the interview in mid-October. At that time all applicants must bring their completed, signed and sealed Educator Evaluation form and their Letter of Recommendation (see documentation).

Please be sure to read the application packet carefully, as there are many dates, deadlines, and various pieces of information explained in detail.

If you have any questions or concerns about the online application, the application packet, or the if you are having trouble viewing, completing, submitting or downloading any part of the application please contact John-Michael Patino immediately.

John-Michael Patino is the Vice President of the Brea Sister City Association in Relation to Hanno Japan and can be reached by phone/text at 714-342-6422 or by email at