Free Consultation Service

Consultation dates may change.

General Consultation

Consultation Service for Foreigners
Here we help to solve any problems or worries that foreign residents may have with life in Japan, or that Japanese people may be having in relation to foreign citizens, by providing important information and links to specific organizations. The consultations are carried out by native level speakers from a number of countries, who have received regular training for the position.

Consultation is carried out at the following places: COM CITY 3F (within the KIA), and on the 2nd floor of Kokurakita Ward Office. Both places require no appointment, and consultation is free.

COM CITY

Consultation hours: Tue - Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm
Languages: Chinese, Korean, English, Japanese, Vietnamese (Tuesdays only)
Note: Depending on the day, you may also be able to receive consultation/interpretation over the phone.

Telephone Number: 093-643-6060
E-mail: helpdesk@kitaq-koryu.jp
Address: Kurosaki 3-15-3, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City: Com City 3F

Kokurakita Ward Office

Consultation hours: Tue - Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm
Languages: Chinese, Korean, English, Japanese, Vietnamese (Tuesdays only)
Note: Depending on the day, you may also be able to receive consultation/interpretation over the phone.

Address: Otemachi 1-1, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City

Specialized Consultation

Free Consultation for Foreigners

We hold three types of consultation meeting - Consultation concerning Immigration Procedures, Psychological Counselling and Legal Consultation - once per month, free of charge. For more information on the dates of these consultations, please see the schedule. If you wish to make a reservation, please contact us by e-mail or telephone. You can also make reservations from the enquiries page.

Consultation Concerning Immigration Procedures

An administrative specialist will be available to consult over procedures such as changing status of residence, period of stay, re-entry procedures, naturalization, alien registration, international marriage and other such issues.
Languages: Japanese (if you make a reservation we can organize for an interpreter for you)
Date: Third Sunday of each month. 13:00 - 16:00
Reservation: Not required (those needing an interpreter must make a reservation)

Psychological Counselling

A clinical psychologist is available for consultation on issues such as homesickness, culture shock, anxiety, marriage and relationship problems, as well as other lifestyle issues such as lack of sleep, appetite and motivation.
Languages: Japanese (if you make a reservation we can organize for an interpreter for you)
Date: Fourth Saturday of each month. 09:30 - 12:30
Reservation: Required (three places available, first come first served basis)

Legal Consultation

A lawyer is available to give advice on issues such as work problems, traffic accidents, residence, marriage, divorce and other
problems.
Languages: Japanese (if you make a reservation we can organize for an interpreter for you)
Date: Fourth Saturday of each month. 13:30 - 16:30
Reservation: Required (three places available, first come first served basis)

Enquiries/Reservations

Please contact the Kitakyushu International Association by telephone (093-643-5931) or online here.
Those wishing to make a reservation in their native language can also contact us via the Consultation Service for Foreigners,  on 093-643-6060.

Consultation dates

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Contact us

Contact Form or E-mail Address: helpdesk@kitaq-koryu.jp

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Kitakyushu International Association

Kurosaki 3-15-3, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu-shi ComCity 3F
Opening hours: 10:00am–7:00pm
Closed: Every Mondays, and 12/29–1/3
PH : 093-643-6464
FAX : 093-643-6466
Office
PH: 093-643-5931(10:00am–5:30pm)