Program details


Multilingual living consultations

IMG_20160809_094532General living consultation services are available in multiple languages for foreign residents who have problems in daily living or communication difficulties in Japan. Consultations with a specialist such as a lawyer, etc. are also available on Sunday.

1) Consultations are available about the following matters: general living, health insurance and tax, status of residence, marriage and divorce, child raising, Japanese language education, employment, learning Japanese reading and writing, etc.
2) Consultation fees are not required.
3) Reservation is not required.
4) Service hours and available language

LanguageDayHours
ChineseMon – Fri10:00~17:00
1st and 2nd Sun13:00~17:00
TagalogMon, Tue, Thu, Fri10:00~17:00
3rd and 4th Sun13:00~17:00
EnglishMon – Fri10:00~17:00
3rd and 4th Sun13:00~17:00
Please make a reservation if you need interpretation services in any of the following languages such as Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Urdu, Nepalese, Hindi and Bengali.

Consultation services with a specialist

Consultation with a specialist of each special field is available every Sunday. If you need interpretation services in languages other than the one shown in the table below, please contact mics Ota in advance.

ConsultationSpecialistDayLanguageHours
LegalLawyer1st SunChinese13:00-17:00
3rd SunEnglish
Tagalog
FamilySocial Insurance Consultant 2nd SunEnglish
Tagalog
EmploymentSocial Insurance Consultant3rd SunChinese
General livingSocial Insurance Consultant4th Sun

Dispatch of interpreters

Interpreters can be dispatched to Ota City office and the other municipal facilities.

Interpreter escort service to Ota City office

Interpreters escort foreigners to Ota City office and help them complete administrative procedures, etc.

1) Service hours and available language

LanguageDayHours
ChineseMon – Fri10:00~17:00
TagalogMon, Tue, Thu, Fri10:00~17:00
EnglishMon – Fri10:00~17:00
Please make a reservation if you need interpretation services in any of the following languages such as Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Urdu, Nepalese, Hindi and Bengali.

2) For application, please visit or call mics Ota during service hours mentioned in the above table.

3) Escort and interpretation fees are not required in principle.


Interpreter dispatch service to Ota municipal facilities

Interpreters can be dispatched to municipal facilities other than Ota City office such as City branch office, Ota municipal elementary and junior high school, daycare center and welfare office, etc.

1) This service is available in the following languages: Chinese, Tagalog, English, Korean / North Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Urdu, Nepalese, Hindi and Bengali.
2) For application, please contact mics Ota.
3) Interpretation fees are not required in principle.


Translation services

Documentations such as birth certificate and marriage certificate, etc. that are required to be submitted to Ota City office or the other municipal facilities can be translated free of charge. If you are required to submit translation of such documentation to the other facility, please consult with mics Ota.

1) This service is available in the following languages: Chinese, Tagalog, English, Korean / North Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Urdu, Nepalese, Hindi and Bengali.
2) How to apply: please bring the original documentation to mics Ota during service hours.
3) Fees are not required for translating documentations to be submitted to Ota City office or the other municipal facilities in principle.