Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) offers consultation services for foreign residents in Tokyo. Legal advice by a lawyer with an English/Chinese-speaking interpreter is also available.
Foreign Residents’ Advisory Center (FRAC)
Our staff will give advice on matters and issues which you have problems with or would like to know more about. In principle, consultation is carried out over the phone, but please drop in if necessary.
Consultation is completely free of charge and confidentiality is strictly observed.
|English||Monday to Friday||9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.||03-5320-7744|
|Chinese||Tuesday and Friday||9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.||03-5320-7766|
|Korean||Wednesday||9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.||03-5320-7700|
*National holidays are excluded from consultation days
Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents at TMG
Tokyo Metropolitan Government provides free legal consultation services for foreign residents (by appointment only). Each consultation will be offered by a lawyer from HOUTERASU (Japan Legal Support Center) with an interpreter.
Tuesday (except national holidays)
|Language||English/Chinese (through an interpreter)|
Foreign Residents' Advisory Center
|Reservation||Please make an appointment by phone
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday (except national holidays)
Tuesday & Friday (except national holidays)
※Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents at Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is free for just one time per case.
Community Activity Promotion Section，Citizens’ Affairs Division，Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports
3rd floor, North side of TMG No.1 Building,
2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-8001