Help desk and Multilingual Information for Foreigners

Japan Legal Support Center Helpline

 The Japan Legal Support Center provides introductions to appropriate legal systems and related institutions (such as legal helplines and public institution help desks) for those troubled by legal issues. English language guidance is available.

Consultation Hours:Monday - Friday 9:00 - 21:00

                 Saturday 9:00 - 17:00

                 ※Closed on Sunday's and national holidays


Cost:Free (except for cost of call)

Further Information can be found here(Japanese only)


Tokushima Labour Office Consultation Corner

 The Tokushima Labour Office provides Chinese language consultations regarding labour conditions etc. in regards to Chinese skilled intern students.

Consultation Hours:Every Monday & Thursday 9:00 - 16:00

Inquiries: :Tokushima Labour Office Labour Standards Section Inspection Division(Tel: 088-652-9163)

Further information can be found here (Chinese only)


Portal Site on Policies for Foreign Residents

 A collection of links including governmental instituions, regional admistrations, foreign embassies in Japan, information *** and earthquake related information.






Hospitals in Tokushima

Here is a list of hospitals in Tokushima that are able to offer services in languages in addition to Japanese. Click on each section for a list of facilities

•General Medicine General Medicine[PDF:16.1KB]

•Obstetrics & Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology[PDF:25KB]

•Optometrist Optometrist[PDF:24.2KB]

•Orthopedics Orthopedics[PDF:24.6KB]

•Pediatrics Pediatrics[PDF:24.4KB]

•Other Other[PDF:25KB]


Multilingual Living Guide (CLAIR)

 The 「Multilingual Living Guide」covers 17 topics considered essential for daily life in Japan, including health, educations, and times of emergency and disaster. Created for foreign residents, it is available in 13 languages.


Useful Information in the event of an emergency

Please look here for further information