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Free legal consultations for foreign residents

Posted:April 2, 2021

Organised by an Administrative Scrivener from Kagoshima Prefecture and supported by the Kagoshima International Association

TIME 13:00 - 16:00 Generally held on the 3rd Sunday of each month


Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens' Exchange Center

1F Meeting Room

14-50 Yamashita-cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, 892-0816

To apply for appointments, or enquire about this service, please contact the Kagoshima Prefectural Administrative Scrivener Office.

A professional administrative scrivener can answer:

  • Renewal or change of Status of Residence
  • Procedures relating to international marriage or residence
  • Bringing family members from home country
  • Other questions in regard to the administrative procedures of citizenship, immigration and residency.


TEL: 099-253-6500 | FAX: 099-213-7033 Email: kgyosei@po.minc.ne.jp

Please view the flyer for further information.

Flyer (English).pdf

Flyer (Japanese).pdf

Email Distribution Service from Immigration Services Agency

Posted:March 20, 2021

Immigration Services Agency has started Email Distribution Service.

This service is intended to provide the latest information from the Immigration Services Agency of Japan, such as useful information on life in Japan and notices tailored to individual statuses of residence, for foreign residents in Japan directly, by means of an email notification system providing.

Please register from the URL below and use it.


You also can get a lot of information on Twitter and Facebook.

Immigration Services Agency Facebook URL


Leaflet (Japanese).pdf

Leaflet (English).pdf

Event and Orientation Session Information by Immigration Services Agency of Japan

Posted:February 5, 2021

Orientation sessions that provide information about the Specified Skilled Worker status of residence in an easy-to-understand manner and job-matching events to connect individuals who want to work in Japan under a Specified Skilled Worker status of residence with Japanese companies are held nationwide. You can attend online from your home or another location.

This event is held in Kagoshima on Saturday 27th February.

Please feel free to examine the website contents.





For foreign nationals who are unable to return to their home country due to the COVID-19 pandemic and wish to work (part-time) to maintain their livelihood in Japan

Posted:December 2, 2020

It has been decided to permit foreign nationals who are unable to return to their home country or place of residence due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have difficulty maintaining their livelihood in Japan to work (part-time) up to 28 hours a week.

Those who meet requirements and wish to work (part-time) are required to apply for permission to engage in activities other than those permitted under the status of residence previously granted at the regional immigration services office.

For more information please consult the Immigration Service Agency of Japan's homepage.

Immigration Service Agency of Japan






Consultations for Foreign Residents in Satsuma Town

Posted:December 2, 2020

Foreign residents who are residing in Satsuma Town (and neighbouring areas) are welcome to come for a consultation in regard to any problems they are facing or are unsure of.

Two consultants (from Vietnam & Japan) will listen to your questions with complete confidentiality. Your questions will not be discussed elsewhere.

If you would like to book an appointment, please contact us via phone or email.

(Emails should only be sent in English, Japanese or Vietnamese).

Unreserved consultations are possible, but please be aware that those who have booked will take priority.


Sunday, 13 December 2020


13:30 to17:30


Miyanojyō Sunshine Building:Help & Aid Room

(address: 2117-1 Miyanojōyachi Satsuma, Satsuma - cho, Kagoshima 895-1803)


TEL 070-7662-4541

E-mail kiasoudan@gmail.com

(Please let us know your name, contact details and a short summary of what you want to enquire about!)

Kagoshima Prefecture | Kagoshima International Association




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TEL:099-221-6620 FAX:099-221-6643
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