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Free Legal Consultation for Foreigners
Services such as consultations in multiple languages and individual support by multicultural social workers are provided.
Legal counseling is available in different languages.

A Quick Guide for Foreign Residents
Consultation Examples
This is a summary of information prepared for foreign residents to be helpful for their problem-solving.
Various examples of past counseling services offered to people from foreign countries are provided here.

Aichi Handbook
Radio Broadcast Services in Foreign Languages
This handbook provides people from overseas with information necessary for daily life in Aichi.
Various information about daily life and events are provided in foreign languages.

Pocket Guide Aichi
Aichi Voice
This leaflet (Japanese/English) provides various information about Aichi, including maps of the prefecture and the central area of Nagoya.
This is a public information leaflet (English) on the history, traditional arts, industries, climate and other features of Aichi Prefecture.

Multilingual Living Information for Cell Phone
Information on earthquake
Multilingual Living Information for cell phoneHere is a site of living information in English accessible by cell phone. Click here and get brief explanations on various issues including status of residence, medical care, insurance, marriage, labor, traffic accident etc.
The list of radio programs on "Information on earthquake".

AICHI on the move+
.Please view this slideshow, and gain an intimate knowledge of the charms of Aichi.
It may be hard for some foreigners to go to a medical institution if they don't speak Japanese and even if they take a friend who can speak Japanese with them, it can be difficult to communicate since they use technical terms. For this reason, from October, 2011, Aichi prefecture will start medical translation services on a trial basis at the medical institutions stated below. Please do take advantage of this service.

New residency management system
Tourist Guide
To All Foreign Nationals Residing in Japan: A new residency management system has started since July 9, 2012. With the introduction of the new system, a resident card will be issued to all foreign nationals residing legally for the mid-to-long term with residence status (The Alien Registration System will be abolished).
Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice offers information about the new residency management system in 26 languages on the web page.

Information on sightseeing in Aichi Prefecture is available.

Disaster-prevention Guide Multilingual Questionnaire
This guide is offered in English, Malay, French, Spanish and Japanese by the Institute for Fire Safety & Disaster Preparedness. With illustrations, it explains what you should do in a time of disaster. Click here to download the guide. This multilingual interview sheet, prepared by the Kanagawa International Association, is written in Japanese and other languages. (Note: Explanations on each page are provided only in Japanese.)

Living Guide
This website is produced to provide foreigners with information in various languages for living in Japan by Council of Local Authorities for International Relations.