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Notice for the resumption of services provided by Kagoshima International Association

Posted:September 30, 2021

1st October 2021

Kagoshima International Association (KIA) is pleased to announce that seminars and other services which have been suspended due to the Covid-19 will resume from October as described below.

1. Korean Lunch Time Talk will restart on 6th October.

We appreciate your cooperation in prevention of infection by wearing a mask, disinfecting hands, etc. when participating the Talk.

2. The International Exchange Plaza will be placed in service again under the restriction of number of users.

3. Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents and consultation counter for overseas study program will resume face-to-face consultation with the appointment-in-advance by phone.

Consultation through the Internet is also available.

Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents

- Tel 070-7662-4541

- E-mail: kiasoudan@gmail.com

Consultation counter for overseas study program

- Tel 099-221-6620

The "ONE DAY Consultation" - About Jobs - By Kagoshima International Exchange Foundation (KIEX)

Posted:September 25, 2021

Kagoshima International Exchange Foundation (KIEX) will hold a one-day free consultation for foreign residents on October 10, 2021. If you would like to consult, please make a reservation in advance.

1 DateSunday, October 10, 1pm-4pm

2 PlaceInternational Friendship Center Kagoshima (19-18 Kajiya-cho Kagoshima city)

3 Who: Foreign residents who live in Kagoshima City, who work in Kagoshima City or who learn at schools at Kagoshima City

4 Consultation about Finding a Job, Start-Up VisaWorking Visa

5 How to apply: Please Fax or send Email to KIEX

In detail, please see URL below.


Covid-19 vaccination certificate for overseas travel

Posted:August 28, 2021

The vaccination certificate is issued to those who need to present it at international travel occasions. For other purposes, please utilize "Certificate of vaccination for COVID-19" or "Record of Vaccination for COVID-19" which is issued when vaccinated.


Free of charge

Where to apply

The municipality which issued the vaccination vouchers for your vaccination (usually city, town, or village of your residential registration).

Necessary documents for application

(1) Application form
(2) Valid passport for your travel
(3) "Pre-vaccination screening only" part of the vaccination voucher
(4) "Certificate of vaccination for COVID-19" or "Record of Vaccination for COVID-19" which you received after vaccination
※ Note: Other documents may be required in some cases. For details, please check the website of your municipality.


For more information about the procedures of issuing the vaccination certificates, please contact or check the information of the municipality where you apply.

For general questions about the vaccination certificates, contact the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center.
TEL: 0120-761-770 (free dial)
• Hours: See below (open on weekends and holidays also)
Japanese/English/Chinese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Vietnamese: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thai: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccination certificate for overseas travel|Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan

English site


Japanese site


[Immigration Services Agency of Japan]Covid-19 vaccination coupon will be delivered!

Posted:August 21, 2021

Immigration Services Agency of Japan has released the leaflet on Covid-19 for all those who wish to receive the vaccine.


1. You will get a "coupon" and the "notice of vaccination" from your residential city services.

2. The coupon won't be delivered if your address is different from that written on your residence card.

3. Once the coupon's arrived, you can reserve for inoculation by following "the notice of vaccination".

Immigration Services of Agency (URL of the leaflet)


Immigration Services of Agency (Information about Covid-19)


Please feel free to contact us if you don't know where to ask. We can help you understand the contents of the leaflet. 【Consultation Desk For Foreign Residents(070-7662-4541)】

Actions for KIA's services along with the state of emergency in Kagoshima

Posted:August 14, 2021

Kagoshima Prefectural Government has issued their self-determined State of Emergency.

It is to be valid from 14 Aug until 31 Aug.

We take some measures during the period such as below;

· "The International Exchange Plaza": Not available
· "Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents" & "Consultation for Studying abroad" :

Available only via phone call or email.

Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents


Consultation for Studying abroad

· "Korean Lunch Time Talk": Temporarily suspended

(Please check our website pages for coming events in September)

※Please note that KIA desk and the passport service operate as usual under strict Infection control measures. Thank you for your cooperation.



〒892-0816 c/o Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center 1F 14-50 Yamashita-cho, Kagoshima City, 892-0816 Japan
TEL:099-221-6620 FAX:099-221-6643
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