■ Safety Tips to Reduce Risk of Infection from COVID-19

Please be extra mindful of the following:
  1. Wash or disinfect your hands.
  2. Ventilate frequently.
  3. Always wear masks.

■ Regarding the use of the International Exchange Center

In order to use the International exchange center, you must make a reservation in advance.
This is to prevent the new coronavirus (COVID-19) from spreading.
If you would like to use the Japanese language class, Japanese language/ international exchange study corner and language study corner please make an appointment in advance by email or phone.
When you use International Exchange center, please wear a mask.
If you have any difficulties, please contact us by phone or email
■ Inquiries
TEL:019-654-8900 E-mail here


■ Vaccine Information for COVID-19



■ Information from Iwate Prefecture



■ For those having financial difficulties (daily lives, businesses)【Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare】



■ Consultation Hotlines/Centers in Iwate for Possible COVID-19 Cases

In Japanese

Please contact the consultation center.
Consultation Center
Available 24 hours / weekdays and weekends (only in Japanese)   TEL:019-651-3175 FAX:019-626-0837

In other languages

Iwate Support Center for Foreign Residents
TEL:019-654-8900 Email:iwate-support-center@iwate-ia.or.jp Available between 9:00am~8:00pm(every day)


Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare COVID-19 Hotline
TEL:0120-565653(※Free from charge) Operation hours: 9:00am~9:00pm(every day)
Languages:English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai(9:00am~6:00pm), Vietnamese(10:00am~7:00pm)


Foreign Residents Support Center(FRESC)
TEL:0120-76-2029(※Free from charge)Operation hours: 9:00am~5:00pm(weekdays, Mon-Fri)Languages:Japanese, Vietnamese, English, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino (Tagalog), Nepali, Indonesian, Thai, Khmer (Cambodian), Burmese, and Mongolian



■  Information about status of residence



■ Useful infomation