Information for foreigners

Counseling for foreigners

With the cooperation of related organizations, specialist staff hold face-to-face and telephone counseling.
Confidentiality is assured so please feel free to consult us.

Face-to-face counseling

Human Rights Counseling for Foreigners
Counseling day
2nd Saturday of each month
Times
1 pm - 4 pm (reservations not required)
Venue
Kokusai Hiroba Exchange Room (ACROS Fukuoka 3rd floor)
Language
Japanese and English
*For other languages, please bring an interpreter.
Counseling Office
Fukuoka Legal Affairs Bureau Human Rights Protection Division, First Section
Counselor
Human Rights Protection Committee counselors with lawyer certification
Examples of counseling issues
Human rights issues such as labor issues, marriage, residential issues
Note
Foreigners who are capable of conversational Japanese or have an interpreter can also go to the Fukuoka Legal Affairs Bureau for counseling with their Human Rights Protection Division.

For details, please see the Event Calendar.

Visa status procedures counseling
Counseling day
4th Saturday of each month
Times
1 pm - 4 pm (reception closes 3:30 pm, reservations not required)
Venue
Kokusai Hiroba Exchange Room (ACROS Fukuoka 3rd floor)
Language
Japanese, English and Chinese
*For other languages please bring an interpreter.
Counseling Office
Fukuoka Administrative Scrivener Society
Counselor
Administrative scriveners familiar with immigration issues
Examples of counseling issues
Issues relating to nationality, immigration, procedures to bring family to Japan, etc.

For details, please see the Event Calendar.

Telephone counseling

Reception desk - NPO Global Life Support Center

Human Rights Counseling for Foreigners
Reception days
Weekdays (Not available weekends and public holidays)
Times
9 am - 5 pm
Language
Japanese, English, Chinese and Tagalog
Telephone
092-283-8880
Counseling Office
Global Life Support Center (NPO)
Examples of counseling issues
Children’s pre-school and school entrance, renting accommodation in Japan, Japanese university information and post-graduation options, change of visa status, employment of foreigners and other issues causing problems

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