Human Rights Counseling Offices for Foreigners

For those who are not comfortable speaking Japanese, the Legal Affairs Bureaus and District Legal Affairs Bureaus throughout Japan provide human rights counselling services.
 
 Location  Days and Hours   Language
 Main offices of the Legal Affairs
 Bureaus and District Legal Affairs
 Bureaus throughout the country
 Weekdays 9:00 – 17:00
 (Closed on public holidays and
 December 29th through January 3rd)
 English
 Chinese
 Korean
 Filipino
 Portuguese
 Vietnamese

Besides the Legal Affairs Bureaus and the District Legal Affairs Bureaus, human rights counselling is regularly provided at the places below.
 
 City  Location  Days and Hours  Language
 FUKUOKA  KOKUSAI HIROBA ACROS Fukuoka 3rd Floor
 1-1-1 Tenjin Chuo-ku Fukuoka-shi
 2nd Saturday
 13:00 - 16:00
 English
 TAKAMATSU  Kagawa International Exchange Center
  ( I - pal Kagawa )
 1-11-63 Ban-cho Takamatsu-shi
 3rd Friday
 13:00 ~ 15:00
  ( Reserve in advance)
 English
 Chinese
 Korean
 Spanish
 Portuguese
 MATSUYAMA  Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC)
 1-1 Dougoichiman Matsuyama-shi
 4th Thursday
 13:30 ~ 15:30
 English


 

Foreign-language Human Rights Hotline

The phone number (Navi Dial) below is available for human rights counselling for those who are unable to speak Japanese fluently.  Feel free to consult with us by telephone from anywhere in Japan.
 
 Phone  0570-090911
 Days and Hours  Weekdays 9:00 through 17:00
(Closed on public holidays and December 29th through January 3rd)
 Languages  English, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Portuguese, Vietnamese

Your call will be directed to the nearest Bureau to you via a multilingual  interpretation service company.
Please be careful not to dial a wrong number.
 

Human rights counseling services in foreign languages

To provide human rights counseling in English and Chinese,human rights counseling services in English and Chinese on  the Internet are in place.These services enable you to have human rights counseling anywhere in Japan.

Human rights counseling services in English on the Internet
Human rights counseling services in Chinese on the Internet