Mitaka City
Basic information

Advisory Centers

Government Institutions

Immigration Information Center

 The Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau offers advice and information about immigration and visas for Japan.

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
(Consultation in Portuguese until 3:00 p.m.)

Closed: National holidays and during the year-end/New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3)

Address: 5-30 Konan 5-chome, Minato-ku

Tel: 03-5796-7112


Human Rights Counseling Center for Foreigners

 The Tokyo Legal Affairs Bureau offers counseling concerning the infringement of human rights.

Languages: English, Chinese and German.

Hours: Consultation in English and German is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and in Chinese on Mondays, 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Tel: 03-5213-1372

Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau―TAXANSER

 Consultation concerning questions on the national tax (“shotoku zei” income tax) is available for foreign residents in Japan.

Languages: English

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tel: 03-3821-9070


Tokyo Metropolitan Foreign Residents’Advisory Center

 Consultation services are available concerning various matters in everyday life, such as immigration, marriage, citizenship, and employment.

Languages: English, Chinese and Korean.

Hours: Consultation in English is offered Monday through Friday, in Chinese on Tuesdays and Fridays, in Korean on Wednesdays (however, the center is closed on national holidays), 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tel: English 03-5320-7744, Chinese 03-5320-7766, Korean 03-5320-7700

Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Institution Information

 Inquiries concerning medical facilities and the Japanese medical treatment system are handled.

Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Spanish.

Hours: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tel: 03-5285-8181


Tokyo Fire Department Telephone Service

Emergency Consultation Center

Languages: English

Hours: On a 24-hour basis, year-round

Tel: 03-3212-2323 (for the 23 wards), or 042-521-2323 (for the Tama area)

Disaster Information Guidance

Languages: English

Hours: On a 24-hour basis, year-round

Tel: 03-3212-2119 (for the 23 wards), or 042-521-2119 (for the Tama area)

Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Foreign Residents’ Telephone Consultation

 Consultation is available for incidents and concerns, problems with violence, forced labor and prostitution as well as information on shelters.

Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Korean, German, French, Russian, Thai, Tagalog, Spanish, Portuguese, Persian and Urdu.

Hours: Monday through Friday, except Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Tel: 03-3503-8484

Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners

 Information, vocational consultation and job placement service are available for foreigners at organizations of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Languages: English and Chinese.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Tel: 03-5339-8625


Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Advisory Service Center for Foreign Workers

 This office offers consultation and mediation services, advice concerning labor-related laws and hiring practices in Japan as well as employment information.

Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Consultation Center

Address: 10-3, Iidabashi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo Shigoto Center 9F

Languages and Hours: English (Weekdays), Chinese (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tel: 042-321-6110

Tokyo Metropolitan Labor Consultation Center Kokubunji Branch

Address: 22-10, Minamicho 3-chome, Kokubunji

Languages and Hours: English (Wednesdays) 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tel: 042-321-6110

 Consultation is also available in Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai and Farsi if an appointment is made in advance.

Japan Post Customer Service Consultation Center

 Inquiries concerning postal services are handled in English.

Tel: 0570-046-111

Driver’s License Telephone Service

 Information is available in English on converting your foreign driver’s license into a Japanese one and on renewal of a Japanese license.

Tel: 03-5463-6000 (recorded message) or 042-334-6000

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Mitaka Municipal Office 1-1, Nozaki 1-chome, Mitaka City, 181-8555, Tokyo Tel:0422-45-1151(Main Switchboard) Access Mitaka City Office

Hours:Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed:national holidays and during the December29 through January3)