IFIE

Useful Websites and Links

Here are some useful multilingual links and websites.

Links

Here are some useful multilingual links and websites.

A List of Assistance Centers for Foreigners

Here is a list of facilities that offer consultations to foreigners

Multilingual Living Guide

(CLAIR)

Provides useful information about living in Japan in 13 languages.

Living Support Guide "Ishikawa Living Support Map"

(IFIE)

Provides useful information about living in Ishikawa in English, Chinese, Korean and Portuguese.

Multilingual Medical Questionnaire

(NPO International Community Hearty Konandai, Kanagawa International Foundation)

You can download and print out this Multilingual Medical Questionnaire and the form is available in 14 languages.

Medical Counseling

(AMDA International Medical Information Center)

Provides medical counseling to foreigners, medical facilities and companies with employees who are foreign nationals.

Police: Police Help Line

(Ishikawa Police Headquarter)

Provides consultation in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

Guidebook for Starting School

(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

You can download this guidebook in 7 different languages.

Publication: Be Prepared for Earthquake "Jishin ni Jishin wo"

(Institute for Safety and Disaster Preparedness)

Provides information on how to be prepared in case earthquake happens. This pamphlet is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Portuguese.

Information on Disaster Prevention (mobile phone site)

(JOSEF)

Provides information on the prevention of disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons in 10 languages through your mobile phone.

Immigration Process

(Immigration Bureau of Japan)

Provides information on the immigration process in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

A Guide for Ambulance Services

(Fire & Disaster Management Agency / FDMA)

Provides information related to the use of ambulance and emergency medical care in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.

Ishikawa in Statistics

(Ishikawa statistics information office)

Ishikawa in statistics download

  • Ishikawa in statistics (2011)
  • Ishikawa in statistics (2010)
  • Here is a list of facilities that offer consultations to foreigners.

    Legal Consultation with Public Notary(Legal Procedures’ Expert)

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange English, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian 1st Thursday
    13:00 ~ 14:00
    (Appointment Required)
    076-262-5932
    Rifare 3F, Honmachi, 1-5-3, Kanazawa-shi

    Consultation with Lawyer

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange English, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian 3rd Thursday
    13:00~14:00
    (Appointment Required)
    076-262-5932
    Rifare 3F, Honmachi, 1-5-3, Kanazawa-shi

    Trio-Phone: Telephone Counselling

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange Portuguese Every Tuesday
    12:00~15:00
    076-222-5950
    Chinese Every Wednesday
    12:00~15:00
    English Every Thursday
    12:00~15:00

    Police

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Police Help Line(Ishikawa Police HQ) English, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean Monday ~ Friday
    9:00 ~ 17:00
    076-225-0555

    Immigration Bureau

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    General Information and Assistance Center for Foreign Residents  
    (Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau)
    English, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog Monday ~ Friday
    08:30~16:45
    052-559-2151~2
    Minato-ku, Shohocho 5-18, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
    Consultation & Support Center for Foreign Residents English, Chinese, Spanish (Available every day)
    Vietnamese, Indonesian, Bengali (Available only on specified dates)
    Monday ~ Friday
    9:00~12:00,13:00~16:00
    03–3202-5535
    Tokyo Health Center “Hygeia” 11 F, Kabuki-cho 2-44-1 Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

    Employment Consultation

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Hello Work Kanazawa Chinese 2nd Monday
    13:00 ~ 16:00
    076-253-3030
    Naruwa 1-18-42, Kanazawa
    Hello Work Komatsu Portuguese Tuesday/Thursday
    13:00 ~ 16:00
    0761-24-8609
    2nd Fl. Komatsu Hinode Godo Chosha Hinode-machi 1-120, Komatsu

    Medical Counselling and Information Assistance

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    AMDA Int’l Medical Information Center English, Thai, Chinese, Korean, Spanish Every Day
    09:00 ~ 20:00
    Tokyo Center
    03-5285-8088
    Medical Counselling and introducing medical facilities with foreign language support, guidance related to medical welfare system, etc. Portuguese Mon,Wed,Fri
    9:00~17:00
    Filipino Wednesday
    13:00~17:00
    Vietnamese Thursday
    13:00~17:00
    English, Spanish Monday ~ Friday
    9:00~17:00
    Kansai Center
    06-4395-0555
    Chinese Tuesday 10:00~13:00
    Wednesday 13:00~16:00
    Portuguese Monday
    10:30~14:30

    Postal Information Services

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    Postal Information Services
    (Post Office Address/Contact Information, Postage and Service charge and other useful postal services, etc.)
    English Monday ~ Friday 8:30~22:00
    Sat/Sun/Holidays 09:00 ~ 22:00
    0570-046-111
    0570-046-666
    (From cell phone)

    NTT West Foreigners’ Counselling Center

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    NTT West Foreigners’ Counselling Center English, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese Monday ~ Friday
    9:00~17:00
    0120-364463
    (Free Dial. Calls are not possible from cell phone)
    (Information related to NTT analog phone connections, transfer, phone applications, discontinuation, phone number guide, etc.) Korean Mon/Wed/Fri
    9:00~17:00

    JR Telephone Center JR East Info Line

    Organization Language Support Day and Time Phone Number
    JR Telephone Center JR East Info Line

    (Train Schedules and Fare, Forgotten Items Inquiry, etc.)
    English, Korean, Chinese Every day except year-end and New Year 10:00 ~ 18:00 050-2016-1603

    For Inquiry

    Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange
    3/F Rifare Bldg., 1-5-3 Hon-machi, Kanazawa 920-0853
    TEL:076-262-5932  FAX:076-222-5932

    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