YOKOHAMA Foreign Residents Information Center
City of Yokohama has established “YOKOHAMA Foreign Residents Information Center” within YOKE as a general information/consultation base for foreigners. Daily-life consultation is available in 11 languages, and on certain matters, we can introduce you to specific institutions. We will protect your privacy.
English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, and simple Japanese
What we can Do:
(1) Daily-life consultation
(2) Telephone interpreting on easy matters: simple inquiries to ward office etc.
(3) Dispatching of interpreters: dispatching/ referring of volunteer interpreters to administrative institutions (basically free of charge but fee applies for certain matters)
(4) Special consultation: Legal consultation, Visa-specialist consultation, Consultation on Education (free of charge. Appointment required)
(5) Translation of Official Documents: Koseki Tohon/Shohon (Certificate of Family register) and Juminhyou (Certificate of Residence) city of Yokohama issues to English. (Fee applies)
Dates&Time: Mondays to Fridays 10:00-16:30, 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10:00-12:30
Location: YOKE (5 min walk from Minatomirai Stn)
Inquiries: (045) 222-1209 Fax (045) 222-1187