IFIE

Free Consultation for Foreigner Residents of Ishikawa*

Free legal consultation service is provided 2 times/month for foreigners

*Now Offering Consultation Services for Foreign Residents

Everyday Life Consultation

Are you having any troubles in your daily life here in Japan? If you would like any advice regarding your visa status, employment or work-related troubles, medical care, welfare services, childbirth, childcare, children’s education, or any other issues, we can offer you information and advice in multiple languages and refer you to the professional or public assistance you need. Please feel free to make use of this service whenever you need.

DATE/TIME

Every Week, Monday through Friday, 9:15~17:15

PLACE Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE)
Rifare Building, 3rd Floor (Located above Mont Bell)
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FEE Free
LANGUAGES
AVAILABLE
English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian*
*31 other languages available via automatic translation devices
HOW TO APPLY You may come directly in person, or submit the following information via phone, fax, or email (see below for contact info.):
1.Name 2.Desired Time and Date of Consultation
3.Nationality 4.Gender 5.Phone Number 6.Address
7.Topic of Consultation
INQUIRIES Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE)
Rifare Building, 3rd Floor (Located above Mont Bell)
〒920-0853 Hon-machi 1-5-3, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
TEL: 076-262-5932 FAX: 076-222-5932
Email: kikaku3@ifie.or.jp

Legal Consultation

If you’re having problems with your family, your workplace, your daily life, or your visa status, we also offer a free legal consultation service covering a broad range of topics with the help of volunteer lawyers and public notaries.

Please note that our service is available only to foreign residents who are able to come in person to our office in Kanazawa--for foreign residents residing outside Ishikawa or the Hokuriku region, please find legal advice in your own area. Other resources can be found at the Japan Federation of Bar Associations' website: https://www.nichibenren.or.jp/en/legalinfo/counceling.html.

DATE/TIME Public Notary: Every 1st Thursday
Lawyer: Every 3rd Thursday
Appointments are from 13:00~13:30 or 13:30 to 14:00
PLACE Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE)
Rifare Building, 3rd Floor (Located above Mont Bell)
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COUNSELORS Public Notary: Ishikawa Prefecture Public Notary Association
Lawyer: Kanazawa Bar Association
FEE Free
LANGUAGES
AVAILABLE
English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
CONSULTATION
LENGTH
30min per person
MAXIMUM NUMBER
OF CONSULTEES
Public Notary: 4 groups per day
Lawyer: 2 groups per day
TOPICS COVERED (For example) Visas, residency qualifications, international marriage/divorce, inheritance, taxes, insurance, pensions, labor issues, loans, debt, traffic accidents, etc.
HOW TO APPLY Please submit the following information via phone, fax, or email (see below for contact information). We will contact you to confirm. You may contact us in your native language.
1.Name 2.Desired Time and Date of Consultation
3.Nationality 4.Gender 5.Phone Number (preferably mobile) 6.Address 7.Topic of Consultation
8.Whether or not you will need an interpreter, and for what language.
NOTE ・Please be sure to arrive at least 10min before your appointment start time.
・Please be sure to contact us in advance if you need to cancel your appointment.
・In some cases we may be unable to provide interpretation.
INQUIRIES Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE)
Rifare Building, 3rd Floor (Located above Mont Bell)
〒920-0853 Hon-machi 1-5-3, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
TEL: 076-262-5932 FAX: 076-222-5932
Email: kikaku3@ifie.or.jp

Triophone Consultation

Here at IFIE, we also offer consultation via the Triophone service, in which three people can talk simultaneously on one phone line. By dialing the Triophone number, you can call a Japanese number with the assistance of an interpreter on the line in order to get the help you need from services with no foreign language support.

Interpretation is available in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian. Triophone services are available from 9:15 to 17:15 on weekdays*. Any costs incurred as a result of the phone call must be paid by the consultee.

*In some cases we may be unable to provide interpretation.

Triophone Number: 076-222-5950


See the link below for more details:
http://www.ifie.or.jp/english/foreigners/useful_info/triophone_home.html

Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange

3/F Rifare Bldg., 1-5-3 Hon-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0853

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TEL:076-262-5931
FAX:076-263-5931

Email:center@ifie.or.jp