Free Consultation

General Consultation

Information Center for Foreigners

Consultations are provided to help solve problems and worries that foreign residents may have with life in Japan (workplace, schools, or local communities).

  • Consultation by foreign language consultants in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese
  • Video call interpretation in 14 languages
  • Information/Consultation in 20 languages via telephone interpretation (up to 30mins per session)

In addition, for cases that are not easily resolved, support is provided by our multicultural social worker.
Please feel free to contact us.

【Kurosaki】
Place: COM City 3F (3-15-3, Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku)
Consultation hours: Monday-Friday 9:30~16:00 (except Sundays, National Holidays, and New Year’s Holiday)
Languages available:
【Telephone, Mail, In-person】English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese
【In-person only】Filipino, Nepali, Indonesian, Thai, Russian, Hindi, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Telephone number: 080-6445-2606

【Kokura】
Place: Kokurakita Ward Office 2F (1-1, Otemachi, Kokurakita-ku)
Consultation hours: Monday-Friday 9:30~12:00, 13:00~16:00 (except Sunday, National Holidays, and New Year’s Holiday)
Languages available: English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese
Telephone number: 080-5778-8404

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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.

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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: Second Sunday of each month. 13:00 - 16:00
Reservation: Not required (those needing an interpreter must make a reservation)

Please note that the consultation day will change to the 2nd Saturday from July 2019 onwards.

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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: Please enquire about dates, reservation required.
Reservation: Required (three places available, first come first served basis)

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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 080-6445-2606.

 

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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: 9:00am–5:30pm
Closed : Sunday, public holidays, New Year holidays (12/29-1/3)
TEL : 093-643-5931
FAX : 093-643-6466