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Types of Advice

General Advice Contact

Fukuoka Multilingual Assistance and Information Center (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation )

Tel 0120-279-906
Hours Everyday (Excluding 29 Dec ~ 03 Jan) 10:00~19:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Tagalog, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, Portuguese, French, Khmer, Mongolian, Russian, Malay, Spanish, German, Italian

Fukuoka City Consultation Support Center for Foreign Residents (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka City International Foundation )

Tel 092-262-1799
Hours Monday∼Friday (Excluding 29 Dec ~ 03 Jan) 8:45∼18:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Tagalog, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, Portuguese, French, Khmer, Mongolian, Russian, Malay, Spanish, German, Italian

Kitakyushu Multicultural One Stop Information Center (Kokura)

Tel 080-5278-8404
Hours Monday - Friday (Excluding holidays and 29 Dec ~ 03 Jan) from 9:30 - 12:00  and  13:00 - 16:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese(Tuesdays and Wednesdays only)

Kitakyushu Multicultural One Stop Information Center (Kurosaki)

Tel 080-6445-2606
Hours Monday - Friday (Excluding holidays and 29 Dec ~ 03 Jan) from 9:30 - 16:00
Language Assistance

Phone, E-Mail, or Face-to-Face
Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese (Tuesdays and Wednesdays only)

Face-to-Face Only
Nepalese, Tagalog, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese, French, Russian, Spanish, Hindi

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kurume Convention International Association

Tel 0942-31-1717
Hours Monday∼Friday 10:00∼17:30
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese

Global Life Support Center (NPO)

Tel 092-283-8880
Hours Monday∼Friday 10:00∼17:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Spanish, Nepalese, Vietnamese

Immigration Advice

Advice Regarding Immigration Procedures

General Information Center for Foreign Residents (Fukuoka)

Tel 0570-013904(IP,PHS,overseas:03-5796-7112)
Hours Monday∼Friday (excl. national holidays) 8:30∼17:15
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

Legal Advice from Fukuoka Prefecture Gyoseishoshi Lawyers Association

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation

Tel 092-725-9200
Hours Every 1st Monday of the Month 16:30∼18:30 (Reception closes at 18:00),Every 4th Saturday of the Month 13:00∼16:00 (Reception closes at 15:30)
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese *English and Chinese only on the 4th Saturday of the month

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kitakyushu International Association

Tel 093-643-5931
Hours Second Saturday of the month 13:00~16:00
Language Assistance *You must make a reservation if you require an interpreter.

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka City International Foundation

Tel 092-262-1799
Hours Every 2nd Sunday of the Month 13:00∼16:00 (Reception until 15:30)
Language Assistance

Japanese, English, Chinese Reservations only and other languages require a reservation.

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kurume Convention International Association

Tel 0942-31-1717
Hours Every 3rd Saturday of the Month 13:00∼16:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

Guidance for foreign registration card and resident registration

Municipalities Division

Hours Monday∼Friday 9:00∼17:00
Language Assistance Japanese

Legal Advice

Fukuoka Bar Association

Tel 092-737-7555
Hours and Language Assistance ※by appointment only Japanese: Monday∼Friday 10:00∼16:00, English: Every 4th Friday of the Month, Chinese: Every 2nd and 4th Fridays of the Month, Korean: Second Friday of the month 10:00∼13:00 (excl. National holidays) ❈Interpretation services arranged when required

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kitakyushu International Association

Tel 093-643-5931
Hours Every 4th Saturday of the Month 13:30∼16:30
Language Assistance Please contact us prior to your visit if you require an interpreter.

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka City International Foundation

Tel 092-262-1799
Hours 1st Saturday 10:30-13:30, 3rd Wednesday 13:00-16:00 (Reservation required)
Language Assistance Interpretation services arranged when required. Request when booking an appointment

Advice regarding all labor issues (excludes employment services)

Fukuoka Labor Welfare Office

Tel 092-735-6149
Hours Monday∼Friday 8:30∼17:15
Language Assistance Please contact us prior to your visit if you require an interpreter.

Kitakyushu Labor Welfare Office

Tel 093-967-3945
Hours Monday∼Friday 8:30∼17:15
Language Assistance Please contact us prior to your visit if you require an interpreter.

Chikugo Labor Welfare Office

Tel 0942-30-1034
Hours Monday∼Friday 8:30∼17:15
Language Assistance Please contact us prior to your visit if you require an interpreter.

Chikuho Labor Welfare Office

Tel 0948-22-1149
Hours Monday∼Friday 8:30∼17:15
Language Assistance Please contact us prior to your visit if you require an interpreter.

Labor Advice

Advice regarding labor requirements

Fukuoka Labor Bureau foreign workers consultation hotline

Tel 0570-001-701(English), 0570-001-702(Chinese), 0570-001-703(Portuguese), 0570-001-704(Spanish), 0570-001-705(Tagalog),0570-001-706(Vietnamese)
Hours Mon-Fri English, Chinese, Portuguese, 10:00~15:00(excl. 12:00~13:00)
Tue/Thu/Fri Spanish
Tue/Wed Tagalog
Wed/Fri Vietnamese
Language Assistance English, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Human Rights Advice

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation "Kokusai Hiroba"(Fukuoka Legal Affairs Bureau)

Tel 092-725-9200
Hours Every 2nd Saturday of the Month 13:00∼16:00
Language Assistance Japanese, English

Other types of advice

Psychiatric counseling

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Fukuoka City International Foundation

Tel 092-262-1799
Hours Every Monday, Tuesday,Thursday ❈please contact for times and other details (Reservation required, 60 min per session)
Language Assistance Japanese, English

Mental Support Counseling

Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kitakyushu International Association

Tel 093-643-5931
Hours Request for consultation
Language Assistance Interpretation services arranged when required.

Information regarding Medical Facilities

Fukuoka Prefecture Medical Center

Tel 092-471-0099
Operating Hours 24 hours
Language Assistance Japanese

Language interpretation services for international residents of Fukuoka seeking medical assistance

Foreign-Language Medical Treatment Call Center

Tel 092-286-9595
Hours 24/365
Language Assistance English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Nepalese, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Russian, Malay,Burmese, Khmer (17 languages total)
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