Free Legal Consultations 2019, Sep 28 (Sat) for Foreign Residents

Free Legal Consultations for Foreign Residents
with Multilingual support

If you encounter problems related to residence status, visas, marriage, divorce, labor, accidents, accommodation, etc., do not hesitate to ask our legal specialists!

Interpretation available in English, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish etc.

With official approval from the Japan Legal Support Center (Houterasu) for hosting a “designated consulting site for free legal consultations for foreign residents,” we provide free of charge initial consultations with legal experts. Our volunteer interpreters will also sit with you and support through the session.

(Income limits may apply for the subsidy)

Date: Sep 28 (Saturday) from 15:00 to 17:00

Place: GCI Tokyo office (Nonprofit Organization)
 3rd Floor, 1-20-6, Higashi-Ueno, Taito-ku, 110-0015 Tokyo
 (9min from Ueno station, 5min from Naka-Okachimachi station)

*Please make an appointment on our website for a free legal consultation:

English (Français / Español)


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September 12 – Free Consultation for Foreign Residents

Visa & resident status, marriage & divorce, inheritance, private contracts, labor disputes, accidents, housing contracts

Who: for foreign residents and their family / friends living in Japan
Language: English, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, French, others
Specialists: Lawyers, Counselors, others

How to book: Please book through the link.


Please include 1 topic summary and 2 preffered language of communication. All communications will be kept strictly private and confidential.

– Date and Time: August 23,Friday, 19:00 to 21:00 will be accepted
– Location:GCI Tokyo office
– Address: 3th Floor, 1-20-6, Higashi-Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo (next to Ueno train station)
– Open to: Foreign residents and their family / friends living in Japan.

Please contact us in advance via web form with a summary of topics you want to discuss and preferred language of communication. All communication will be kept strictly private and confidential.

Click here to ask for consultation.

We work closely with our volunteer interpreters and our external judicial scrivener to assist foreign residents on legal matters in Japan. We will protect your privacy by keeping everything discussed strictly confidential.

Free legal counseling with interpreter support “Multilingual Houterasu”(PDF)

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September 7th (Sat) : Kita-Kamakura Station Area
第5回 9月7日(土):北鎌倉駅周辺

We will check emergency evacuation route while walking and sightseeing in different areas of Ofuna.
Good occasion for cultural exchange and disaster drills at the same time!
If you don’t speak Japanese at all, please let us know. We will try to find a translator.
Volunteer translators are also welcome (for coordination purposes, please inform us what language(s) you speak).
If you would like to brush up your language skills, you are also welcome to join!


Please be on time! 集合時間厳守でお願いします!

13:50 Meeting at station exit(駅改札集合)
14:00 Start walking (出発)
16:00 Finish (解散)

Fee : Free (You need to cover you own expenses for transportation and food/drinks)

Upcoming schedule

Kamakura Walk Series
▪ July 20th (Sat):Hase Area
▪ Aug 17th (Sat) : Hokokuji (Bamboo garden) area
▪ Sept 7th (Sat) : Northern Kamakura Area


In case you cannot find us and need to call, we will give you our contact info once you sign up.

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