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Covid-19 Vaccine Consultation Desk

Posted:April 17, 2021

Foreigners can also receive the Covid-19 vaccine for free. Your municipal government will issue vaccine vouchers, which you can use to receive the vaccine.

If you have questions regarding the Covid-19 vaccination program, please contact the following call centres.

1. General concerns regarding the vaccine voucher, vaccination process, or vaccination centres etc.

  • List of Municipal Consultation Call Centres:


2. Technical or medical concerns such as vaccination side effects.

Kagoshima Prefectural Vaccination Call Centre

  • TEL: 099-833-3221 (Covid-19 Call Centre)
  • Operating Hours: 10:00 - 17:00 (Including weekends and public holidays)

※English, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Spanish, and Portuguese consultations available.

3. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Vaccine Call Centre

  • TEL: 0120-761-770 (Toll-free)
  • Operating Hours: 9:00 - 21:00 (Including weekends and public holidays)
  • Japanese, English, Mandarin, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish: 9:00 - 21:00
  • Thai: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Vietnamese: 10:00 - 19:00

Latest Covid-19 vaccine information by Kagoshima Prefecture [Japanese only]


Kagoshima Prefecture's Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents (070-7662-4541) will respond to other everyday issues and concerns.

Japanese Language and Culture Class for Foreign Residents Now accepting applications for class starting May 2021!

Posted:April 13, 2021

Japanese Language and Culture Class for Foreign Residents Now accepting applications for class starting May 2021

Now accepting applications for class starting May 2021 !

Class Schedule

  • Wed Morning Class (10:00 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m.)
  • Thu Evening Class (6:30 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.)

Class Size

Maximum of 15 students per class

Unique Features

More than one teacher per class; difficulty level, teaching methods

and lesson contents will be tailored according to the students'

Japanese language proficiency and their preferences and requests.


A lump sum of 1,000 yen for a total of 10 classes



Application Form



Kagoshima International Association
Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center 1F

TEL: 099‐221‐6620 / Fax:099‐221‐6643
E-mail: kia.nihongo@gmail.com

"Checklist for Foreign Nationals Using Hello Work"

Posted:April 7, 2021

~Those who will leave their company/have left their company and are searching for new work~

This is a notice from the Japanese government.

Hello Work provides consultation on work and gives job introductions to those searching for new work.

When leaving/joining company, you are required some paper work.

Please make sure to check on important steps in the checklist.



☆Easy Japanese


A daily life support portal for foreign nationals

Posted:April 3, 2021

This PORTAL was launched to provide useful information for foreign nationals residing in Japan and their supporters. To begin with, please read Guidebook on Living and Working. It contains a variety of information addressing the different needs you are likely to have while living in Japan.

Immigration Services Agency URL






〒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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