Information for Foreigners – Consultation for Foreigners


In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we will be suspending the use of facilities
with the Iwate Citizens' Information and Exchange Center (Aiina) from 20 April until 6 May.
With this, the Iwate International Exchange Center will no longer be open to visitors.
We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

We will continue to offer consultation services by phone or by email.


When you have troubles, come to the Iwate International Association for consultation. - Confidential and Free -


■ General Support

□ When : 9:00-20:00 everyday
□ Languages : Japanese, English, Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
 ※Some language may not be available depending on the time slot.
 ※A "pocketalk" translator device will be used for consultation in other unspecified languages.


■ Languages Supported by Foreign Consultation Support Staff

□ Languages : Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean,Vietnamese
 ※Please contact us for specific dates.
 ※Consultation may not be available without a prior reservation.



■ Consultation with an Expert Advisor(Administrative scrivener)

We provide consultation for foreign residents about various issues such as foreign residency qualifications (visa).
We can also provide consultation regarding worries and troubles in everyday life.
Japanese family and friends of foreign residents are also welcome for consultation.

 □ Date  : 2020, April 10th, 17th, 24th
 □ Time :13:00-17:00
 □ Venue : International Exchange Center (5F, Aiina)  
 □ Inquiries : Iwate International Association
   TEL: 019-654-8900 (reception hours 9:00 -20:00 every day) 

※Advanced reservations are recommended.


■ Foreign Consultation with the Iwate Bar Association(Free)

The Iwate Bar Association will provide free consultation days for foreigners.

 □ Date :1st Day: 2020, May 20(Wed)
 2nd Day: 2020, Jul 15(Wed)
 3rd Day: 2020, Sep 16(Wed)
 4th Day: 2020, Nov 18(Wed)
 5th Day: 2021, Jan 20(Wed)
 6th Day: 2021, Mar 17(Wed)
 □ Time : Each day from 15:00 to 18:00
 □ Place : International Exchange Center (5th floor, Aiina)
 □ Reservation : Iwate International Association
 ※Prior booking essential ⇒ TEL: 019-654-8900  




■Applications and Inquiries

Iwate International Association
Aiina5F 1-7-1 Moriokaekinishidori,
Morioka, Iwate 020-0045
Phone 019-654-8900 Inquiry by email iwate-support-center@iwate-ia.or.jp



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