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Consultation at municipal or metropolitan offices

The following is the list of consultation services provided by local municipal or Tokyo metropolitan offices for their foreign residents. The list also includes information about their service days, time, available languages, and telephone numbers.
Please note that these services may be open only to those who currently live or work within the city and/or may require an appointment before they can provide a translator. Please call in advance and ask each office for the availability of the service.

Consultation for foreigners in the Tokyo metropolis
Day Time Language Tel
Mon. through Fri. 9:30-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-5320-7744
Tue. & Fri. Chinese 03-5320-7766
Wed. Korean 03-5320-7700
Consultation at your municipal office (Wards)
Ward Day Time Language Tel
Chuo Mon. Tue. & Thu. 9:30-12:00
13:00-17:30
English
(Interpreter)
03-3546-5645
Minato Mon. through Fri. 9:00-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-3578-2046、2524
Shinjuku Mon. through Fri. 9:30-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-5272-5060
Chinese 03-5272-5070
Korean 03-5272-5080
Shinjuku
Multicultural Plaza
(Shinjuku)
1st, 3rd & 5th Wed.
/3rd Fri.
10:00-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-5291-5171
Tue. & Thu. Chinese
Mon.(pm)/Fri. Korean
Tue. Thai
Thu. Burmese
Tue.(pm) Nepali
Bunkyo
(Interpretation using
tablet devices.
Only for visitor.)
Mon. through Fri. 8:30-17:00 English 03-5803-1129
Chinese
Korean
Spanish
Portugese
Taito 1st & 3rd Thu. 10:00-12:00 English 03-5246-1025
1st, 2nd & 3rd Thu. 10:00-12:00 Chinese
1st & 3rd Thu. 14:00-16:00 Korean
Mon. through Fri. 8:30-17:15 Interpretation using
tablet devices.
English,
Chinese,
Korean,
Portuguese
& Spanish
※Wed.
(accept it at
some counters)
Time extension
to 19:00
※3rd Sun.
(accept it at
some counters)
9:00-17:00
Sumida Wed. 13:00-15:00 English 03-5608-1616
10:00-12:00 Chinese
Koto 2nd & 4th Thu. 13:00-16:00 English 03-3647-2364
1st & 3rd Thu. Chinese
Shinagawa Tue. 9:00-17:00 English 03-5742-6842
Thu. Chinese
Meguro Mon. through Fri. 9:00-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-5722-9187
Mon. Tue. Wed.
& Fri.
10:00-12:00
13:00-17:00
Chinese 03-5722-9194
1st & 3rd Thu Korean
2nd & 4th Thu Tagalog
Ota city's
Interpeople
Community Center
(mics Ota)
Ota
Mon. through Fri. 10:00-17:00 English 03-6424-8822
Mon. through Fri. 10:00-17:00 Chinese
1st & 3rd Sun. 13:00-17:00
Mon. Tue. Thu. & Fri. 10:00-17:00 Tagalog
2th Sun. 13:00-17:00
※Reservations supported
Korean,
Vietnamese,
Thai,
Spanish,
Portugese,
Russian,
Urdu,
Nepalese,
Hindi
& Bengali
Setagaya Mon. through Fri. 8:30-12:00
13:00-17:00
English 03-5432-2892
Mon. Tue. & Thu. Chinese
Shibuya Mon. through Fri. 9:00-17:00 English
(Interpreter)
03-3463-1211
(2457)
Suginami Tue. 9:00-12:00 English 03-3312-2111
Thu. 13:00-16:00
Tue. 13:00-16:00 Chinese
Thu. 9:00-12:00
Toshima Mon. & Wed. 13:15-17:00 English 03-3981-4164
Tue. & Thu. Chinese
Advanced bookings
are necessary
Korean
Kita 2nd Tue. 13:00-16:00 English 03-3908-1101
(Reservation required)
Tue. & Thu. Chinese
Arakawa 1st Thu. 13:00-16:00 English 03-3802-3111
(Ext. 2144)
9:00-12:00 Chinese & Korean
Nerima Mon. through Fri. 13:00-17:00 English & Chinese 03-5984-4333
Fri. Korean
Mon. Tagalog
Cultural Information
Exchange Corner
(Multilingual
provision of
information)
Tue. & Thu. 10:00-13:00 English 03-3975-1252
Sat. 13:00-16:00
Sun. 13:00-16:00 Chinese
Wed. & Fri. 10:00-13:00
Mon. 10:00-13:00 Korean
    Other languages,
inquire for details
Adachi Mon. through Fri. 9:30-12:00
13:00-16:00
English,
Chinese
& Korean
03-3880-5177
(priority given to
those with appointments)
Katsushika Mon. 12:30-17:00 English & Chinese 03-5654-8617
Edogawa Mon. 13:00-16:00 English & Chinese 03-5662-7684
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Consultation at your municipal office (Cities)
City Day Time Language Tel
Tachikawa
Multicultural Center
(Tachikawa)
2nd, 3rd & 5th Sat 13:00-16:00 English 042-527-0310
1st & 4th Sat. Chinese
2nd Sat. Portuguese
Wed. by advance
appointment
inquire for details
Fuchu
(Local residents,
students, and
employees only.
Only for visitor.)
Mon. through Fri. 8:30-17:00 English, Chinese
& Korean
Other languages,
inquire for details
042-366-1711
(Making an appointment
by phone is required
for interpretation services)
Koganei 3rd Tue. 10:00-12:00 English 042-387-9818
Kunitachi Advance bookings
are required
Various languages,
Inquire for details
042-576-2111
(178)
Komae (Inquire for details) Interpretation by
international
volunteers.
English,
Chinese,
Korean
& Other languages
03-3430-1111 (main)
Higashimurayama Mon. Tue. Wed. & Fri. 9:00-12:00
13:00-16:00
English 042-393-5111 (main)
Mon. through Fri. Chinese
Mon. Wed. Thu. & Fri. Korean
Nishitokyo City
(Nishitokyo Multicultural
& International Center)
Mon. through Fri. 10:00-12:00
13:00-16:00
English 042-461-0381
Wed. & Fri. 13:00-15:00 Chinese
Twice monthly.
Inquire for details
13:00-15:00 Korean
Tue. 10:00-12:00
13:00-16:00
Spanish
Hamura
(Only for visitor)
2nd & 4th Fri. 13:30-15:30 Korean 042-555-1111
(Ext. 540, Advance bookings are required)
Spanish
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