Information for Foreigners – Consultation for Foreigners


When you have troubles, come to the Iwate International Association for consultation. - Confidential and Free -


■ General Support

□ When : 9:00-20:00 everyday
□ Language : Japanese, English, Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish (9:00-16:00/Saturday and Sunday)
 ※For other languages, please ask for availability.


■ Consultation in Foreign Languages

  1. Languages Supported by Foreign Consultation Support Staff
    □ Chinese : Sunday 12:30-17:30, Monday 9:00-12:00, Tuesday and Friday 13:00-17:30
    □ Korean : Every third Wednesday 14:00-16:00
    □ English : Wednesday 14:00-16:00
    □ Spanish : Saturday and Sunday 9:00-16:00
    □ Vietnamese : Saturday 14:00-16:00


■ Consultation with an Expert Advisor(Administrative scrivener)

We provide consultation for foreign residents about various issues such as foreign residency qualifications (visa).
We can also provide consultation regarding worries and troubles in everyday life.
Japanese family and friends of foreign residents are also welcome for consultation.
In the following consultation dates from 13:00 to 17:00, reservations are not required.
All consultations are kept confidential.

 □ Date  : 2020, January 20th, 22nd , 27th & 29th
2020, February 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 26th & 28th
2020, March 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th & 30th
 □ Time :13:00-17:00
 □ Venue : International Exchange Center (5F, Aiina)  
 □ Inquiries : Iwate International Association
   TEL: 019-654-8900 (reception hours 9:00 -20:00 every day) 

※Reservations are not required, but depending on the schedule you might need to wait for your turn, so we recommend to make a reservation in advance.


■ Foreign Consultation with the Iwate Bar Association(Free)

The Iwate Bar Association will provide 3 free consultation days for foreigners.
Here you can talk about the issues you may need help with.
Please don't hesitate to consult with us!
Consultations are available in:Japanese, English, Chinese, Spanish, Korean and Vietnamese.
Please consult us if you need support in other languages.

 □ Date :1st Day: 2019, Jul 20(Sat)
 2nd Day: 2019, Oct 19(Sat)
 3rd Day: 2020, Jan 25(Sat)
 □ Time : Each day from 13:00 to 16:00
 □ Place : International Exchange Center (5th floor, Aiina)
 □ Reservation : Iwate International Association
 ※Prior booking essential ⇒ TEL: 019-654-8900  

※Please contact us beforehand if you need more informationor like to schedule a consultation.




■Applications and Inquiries

Iwate International Association
Aiina5F 1-7-1 Moriokaekinishidori,
Morioka, Iwate 020-0045
Inquiry by phone or email ⇒ Contact