Useful Links



 The following is useful links for Non-Japanese citizens. Helpdesks / helplines you can consult in various languages can be found here.
Multilingual resources and information on Covid-19 for foreigners in Japan can be found here.

  General Matters
◎Useful Sites for Non-Japanese Citizens
Tokyo Intercultural  Portal Site (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation "Tsunagari")
English Site : https://tabunka.tokyo-tsunagari.or.jp/english/information/jouhou_01.html

Comprehensive Living Guide for foreign residents in Japan (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation "Tsunagari")
English Site : https://tabunka.tokyo-tsunagari.or.jp/guide_eng/index.html

  Immigration / Residence Procedure
◎Need information on Immigration and Residence Procedure
Immigration Services Agency of Japan
English Site : https://www.isa.go.jp/en/index.html
Languages : English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Philipino, Indonesian, Nepalese, Vietnamese, Burmese, Cambodian, Mongolian, Spanish, Portuguese

  Medical Issues
◎Looking for hospitals / pharmacies in Tokyo with staffs who can speak foreign languages
Medical Institution Information Service (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
https://www.himawari.metro.tokyo.jp/qq13/qqport/tomintop/
Languages : English, Chinese, Korean
◎Want to know how to use an ambulance
Guide for Ambulance Services
https://www.fdma.go.jp/publication/portal/post1.html
Languages : English, Chinese, Korean, Italian, French, Thai, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Portuguese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Spanish, Burmese, Cambodian, Mongolian

  Labour / Employment
◎Looking for jobs in Tokyo
The TOKYO Shigoto GUIDE

English Site : https://r-hataraku.jp/english/
Languages: English, Chinese

Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners
https://jsite.mhlw.go.jp/tokyo-foreigner/english.html

  Education
◎Looking for teaching materials and sites for  children with Non-Japanese Ethnicity 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science (Only in Japanese)
https://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/ikusei/gakusyushien/mext_00663.html

  Pension & Tax

  Emergency & Disaster
◎Looking for Multilingual  information related to disaster prevention
Information on Disaster for foreigners (Tokyo Metropolitan) Government)https://www.seikatubunka.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/chiiki_tabunka/tabunka/tabunkasuishin/0000000144.html

Multilingual Emergency Updates (NHK)
https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld-blog/

  Kokubunji City
◎Looking for information on Kokubunji City
Kokubunji City Homepage
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp/index.html

-The site below is Kokubunji City's top page for non-Japanese citizens. If you wish to read Kokubunji City's homepage in Easy Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, click on the translation button for machine translation.
「For foreigners・為了外國人・외국인을 위해서」(Kokubunji City)
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp/about/language.html

-The sites below are translated by machine translation and therefore may not be accurate.  Please contact the city hall for further information.  For those who want information besides these topics, we recommend you to check Kokubunji City's homepage referred above and use the machine translation and search engine to find information.

◎ When you need medical treatment on holidays
Holiday Emergency Medical Treatment
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp.e.amu.hp.transer.com/kurashi/1008592/iryou/1001917.html

◎When you get pregnant
Pregnancy registration & Issuance of Maternal and Child Health Handbook
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp.e.amu.hp.transer.com/kurashi/kodomo/shussan/1001098.html

◎How to enroll your child in a public junior/elementary school of Kokubunji City
Enrollment Procedures for Foreign Children / Students in Municipal Elementary /Junior High Schools
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp.e.amu.hp.transer.com/kurashi/1012309/gakkou/1022400.html

◎Want to get a free dental checkup for adults at  the city 
Information on free dental checkups during June 1st to December 25th, 2021
https://www.city.kokubunji.tokyo.jp.e.amu.hp.transer.com/kurashi/1008592/1001920/1012684/1025861.html

  Others
◎Want to open a bank account
To foreign nationals applying to open an account (Japan Post Bank - Yuucho GInkou)
The site below is in Japanese, but are linked to multilingual guides (PDF) 
https://www.jp-bank.japanpost.jp/kaisetu/kat_gaikokujin.html
English PDF : https://www.jp-bank.japanpost.jp/kaisetu/pdf/kaisetu_en.pdf

How to Open a Bank Account and Send Money (Financial Services Agency)
【14 languages】Easy Japanese, English、中文/Chinese、 코리언/Korean, Português /Portuguese、 Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese, Filipino(Tagalog),  Bahasa Indonesia / Indonesian、 ภาษาไทย / Thai、 Español /Spanish、မြန်မာဘာသာစကား /Burmese,  ភាសាខ្មែរ /Cambodian, Монгол хэл / Mongolian、 नेपाली भाषा / Nepalese 
https://www.fsa.go.jp/news/r1/20191004/20190411.html