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Jan 7, 2019

YOKE Information Corner

If you are having difficulties or worries living in Japan, please contact us at YOKE Information Corner.

This is a free consultation service by telephone, email, or in person. You can discuss various matters in English, Chinese or Spanish. We will protect your privacy. On certain matters, we can also introduce you to specific institutions.

Dates&Time:

Monday through Friday: 10:00-11:30 and 12:30-16:30 *except holidays

2nd Saturdays: 10:00-12:30 (English and Chinese)

4th Saturday: 10:00-12:30 (English and Spanish)


Free Consultation by VISA Specialist

Free consultation regarding residency and immigration procedures by Gyoseishoshi lawyer (administrative scrivener) every month.

Date&Time: basically, the first Thursday of each month; 13:00-16:00 (45 min. per consultation) (upcoming schedule: Jan. 17 and Feb. 7)

Languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, and Japanese (an interpreter will assist as needed.)

Fee: Free (Interpretation is also free of charge)

To Apply: Call in advance for an appointment


Consultation on Education for Foreign Residents

Free consultation for guardians of non-Japanese students. Any inquiries regarding the Japanese school system, education, preparation for entrance exams, and school life in general may be discussed. People who are involved in supporting foreign citizens can also use this service.

Date&Time: 2nd and 4th Saturday: 10:00-12:30

Languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, and Japanese (an interpreter will assist as needed.)

Fee: Free (Interpretation is also free of charge)

To Apply: Call in advance for an appointment.


Translation Service

English translation service for some of the documents issued by the City of Yokohama is available. The types of documents are as follows:

(1) Family Register (Koseki Tohon and Koseki Shohon) *New type which is horizontally written, converted to data

(2) Juminhyo (Resident Certificate) issued by Yokohama. *Juminhyo that have My Number printed on them cannot be accepted. In addition to the translations, certificates of translation can be attached upon request (with fee).

Fee: 3,000~3,500 yen per document and 300 yen per certificate of translation. If you need two or more copies of the same translation, 300 yen for one additional copy.

To Apply: Please call YOKE in advance and make a reservation.


Location: YOKE

Inquiries: (045) 222-1209 (Mon-Fri: 10:00-11:30/12:30-16:30, 2nd and 4th Sat: 10:00-12:30)

E-mail: info.corner@yoke.or.jp

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The Yokohama Association for International Communications and Exchanges (YOKE) is a public interest incorporated foundation funded and supported by the City of Yokohama.

We at Yoke, in cooperation with local residents, promote the creation of a community in which foreign residents of our community can thrive and contribute.


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