Hiroshima City & Aki County International Resident Consultation Service
Have you had difficulty living in Japan due to not speaking Japanese?
Speak to the Hiroshima City & Aki County International Resident Consultation Service free of charge.
The Hiroshima City & Aki County International Resident Consultation Service, formerly the Hiroshima City Consultation Service for International Residents, will offer guidance on life in Japan to non-Japanese people living in Hiroshima City, Fuchu-cho, Kaita-cho, Kumano-cho and Saka-cho in Aki County.
We maintain strict confidentiality. Feel free to talk to us!
Flier with more information:
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Address: International Conference Center Hiroshima (Hiroshima Kokusai Kaigi-jo) in Peace Memorial Park
(1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, 〒731-0811)
Days & Time: Open from Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 16:00
Closed: National holidays, August 6, and December 29 through January 3
Languages available: Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, English & Filipino
◊ Filipino language is available on Fridays, the 1st and 3rd Thursdays.
◊ Please contact us to arrange a consultation in languages other than those listed above. Consultation services in those languages are provided with the cooperation of volunteer interpreters.
Guidance from Regional Immigration Bureau staff
On the 2nd Friday of every month, from 13:30 to 16:00, Regional Immigration Bureau staff come to the Hiroshima City Consultation Service for International Residents to offer guidance on problems regarding residency status. Flier with more information
Portuguese or Spanish Consultations at Aki Ward Office (Aki Kuyaku-sho)
Where: Community Coordination Division (Kusei Chosei Ka)
(4-36 Funakoshi-minami 3-chome, Aki-ku, Hiroshima)
When: 10:15 – 12:30 / 13:30 – 16:00
Portuguese: 2nd Wednesday of the month
Spanish: 3rd Thursday of the month
This excludes national holidays, August 6, and December 29 through January 3.
Chinese consultations at Motomachi Kanri Jimusho
Where: Motomachi Kanri Jimusho (19-5 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima)
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10:15 – 12:30 / 13:30 – 16:00
Not available on national holidays, August 6, and December 29 through January 3.